Category Archives: Investing

How to actually put UOB Gold and UOB Silver accounts to good use

In my previous posts on UOB Gold and Silver, I expressed concern whether the Gold and Silver accounts at UOB were really backed by physical metal. While I do not have the answer, I have grave reservations. After all the … Continue reading

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Letters to my Uncle, part-1: An attempt to choose a good fund in Singapore

My uncle happens to be a great investor. I am lucky to have someone like this in the family whose brains I can pick to develop my own philosophy on investing. This series of posts are addressed as part of … Continue reading

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Kotak Gold securitites: Small investors should probably stay away

Those of you who have done any sort of Gold trading in India have probably heard of Kotak Securities. http://www.kotaksecurities.com/home/index.html My own introduction to this instrument was via my Dad. My Dad is almost addicted to Gold Trading via this … Continue reading

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U.S. Real estate is possibly a buy

There are several reasons why people buy anything at all. It is not my intention to explore all these reasons for that is a topic more pertinent to psychology than to investing. We will explore the reasons why I buy … Continue reading

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The Indian Rupee will continue to fall against the USDollar

All through my childhood, there was one certainty. That the rupee would always fall against the dollar. This happened regularly, consistently from 1947 to 2001. Then from 2001 to 2011, for 10 years, the rupee-Dollar stayed flat staying within the … Continue reading

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Not sure about Gold and Silver? Look into platinum and Palladium, you guys!

After a few conversations with friends and acquaintances I see that many think that Gold and Silver are overbought. This is a valid concern. Now I still do not believe Gold is overpriced. It may not be a bargain anymore. … Continue reading

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Buying Target

Announcing the next buying targets 1. Gold: $1500/oz 2. Platinum: $1400/ounce 3. Silver: $25/oz 4. Palladium: $500/oz Some day the paper and physical market is definitely going to diverge. Yikes! Better get into physical while there is still time In … Continue reading

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