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Is Your FD Helping You Lose Your Earnings?

Posted by USFC Team on Feb 12, 2019 10:28:14 PM
Fixed deposits (FD) have been the preferred investment vehicle for investors looking to park their funds' infinite life goals. For Indians, this has included everything from their child’s education to retirement and even to weddings. Over the past few decades, FDs have been the go-to savings ... Read More

Topics: Fixed Deposits, Indian Fixed Deposits, Inflation, USD, INR, volatility, Non Volatile, Investment, Dollar Investment, Dollar, Stable Investment

Does your investment generate Alpha or just Beta?

Posted by USFC Team on Jan 29, 2019 10:45:00 PM
In the last decade, investors have been erroneously assigning their portfolio returns as Alpha.  Though passionate, many of these investors are unable to truly measure whether these returns are a product of outperforming market indices, and skill.  While non-skilled based returns (Beta), provide an ... Read More

Topics: Sensex, Nifty, Investment, Portfolio, Alpha, Beta, Sensitivity, volatility, Indian Equities, Stocks, Stock Market, Dollar Investment, Dollar, Stable Investment, USD

Dollar diversification for an Indian investor

Posted by USFC Team on Jan 28, 2019 10:36:22 PM
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Topics: Dollar, Diversification, Investment, Portfolio, volatility, Rupee, INR, USD, US, Stable Investment

Investment Outlook: December 2018

Posted by David Gunderson on Dec 6, 2018 12:06:51 PM
US Freedom Capital Investment Outlook December 2018 From: David Gunderson, Chief Investment Officer Read More

Topics: Dallas, Texas, Investment, USD, real estate, Hedge, volatility

The Might of the US Dollar

Posted by USFC Team on Oct 1, 2018 6:46:13 AM
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Topics: Dollar, Rupee, Exchangerate, USD, INR, Investment

How is the Rupee slump affecting you?

Posted by USFC Team on Sep 17, 2018 6:03:21 AM
In recent weeks, the Indian rupee has seen unsurpassed volatility, influenced by higher oil prices and massive movements in other emerging market currencies. Factors such as the widening trade deficit, increased demand for the dollar, and a plunge in the Turkish lira have brought the rupee to a ... Read More

Topics: INR, Rupee, Exchangerate, USD, Dollar

Where is the Indian Rupee headed?

Posted by USFC Team on Jul 19, 2018 1:21:56 AM
After witnessing unprecedented stability over the past couple of years, the INR has turned highly volatile and, in recent months, seems to have consistently lost value against the US Dollar (USD). A key reason for this can be attributed to Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) outflows.  In the ... Read More

Topics: Rupee, INR, Dollar, USD, Exchangerate

International Equities and the U.S. Dollar: Is It Time to Hedge?

Posted by USFC Team on Jun 7, 2018 2:39:53 AM
In a reversal from last year, the U.S. dollar has strengthened against other major currencies in 2018, reflecting rising U.S. rates, expectations of more Federal Reserve rate hikes and recent sluggish economic data outside the U.S. While U.S. dollar strength has broad implications for earnings and ... Read More

Topics: USD, Hedge, Equity, Investment

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