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Market linked debentures in favour again; should you invest?

Much of the debt market is still reeling under the after-effects of the Infrastructure & Leasing Finance Services Company’s (IL&FS) debacle. But there’s one financial instrument that appears to have benefitted from the devastation. This instrument is market linked debentures (MLD), also known as structured notes. According to report...
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A Very Smart Way To Get A Charity Tax Break

  Grant Webster: Many donors don’t fully appreciate the potential tax savings that can come from charitable giving.  Not only is the timing of the gift important, but how the gift is made, whether in cash or securities, also has an impact on the possible tax benefits. Light: And what...
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Want to make some smart moves while investing? Think Glocal

  In the investing world, sales and product brochures are cleverly laced with data that shows the potential investor exactly what the product manufacturer wants to present. It’s common to see the numbers being picked and chosen to convince someone of the opportunity or the lack thereof. As...
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