How Millennials today compare with their grandparents 50 years ago

The past five decades – spanning from the time when the Silent Generation (today, in their 70s and 80s) was entering adulthood to the adulthood of today’s Millennials – have seen large shifts in U.S. society and culture. It has been a period during which Americans, especially Millennials, have become more detached from major institutions such as […]

Education: Key to Girl Child Empowerment

Abuja, Nigeria. October 9, 2018. The United Nation’s International Day of the Girl Child is commemorated annually on the 11th of October. The main aim of the day is to promote girls’ empowerment and fulfilment of their human rights while also highlighting and addressing the needs and the challenges that girls all over the world face. The […]

Women and Leadership 2018

Wide gender and party gaps in views about the state of female leadership and the obstacles women face BY JULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ, RUTH IGIELNIK AND KIM PARKER Two years after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major U.S. political party, and with a record number of women running for Congress in 2018, a majority […]

Commemoration of UN Universal Children’s Day; Calls for Adoption and Enforcement of Child Rights Act

Abuja, Nigeria. November 20th, 2018 – NOIPolls joins the United Nations in celebrating the Universal Children’s Day which is observed annually on 20th November. The goal of Universal Children’s day is to improve child welfare worldwide, promote and celebrate children’s rights and promote togetherness and awareness amongst all children. November 20th is an important date as it is […]

What Is PE Ratio And What Is EPS? What Do These Ratios Indicate?

In order to follow and better understand prices of stocks, it is generally recommended to have a working knowledge of the main valuation ratios, even if you do not use them yourself. P/E is the price-to-earnings ratio and EPS is the earnings per share. Earnings per share: This measure is calculated by taking the net […]

What Is Fundamental Analysis And What Is Technical Analysis?

Selection of stocks or bonds involves a fair amount of understanding and research. When professionals undertake research work on stocks, shares or corporate bonds, they will use either fundamental or technical analysis. Fundamental analysis Fundamental analysis predicts the likely performance of an equity investment by assessing the underlying profitability and outlook of a corporate. This […]

What Is Risk Profiling? How Can You Understand Your Own Risk Profile?

Risk profiling is a process that helps you identify the optimal level of risk that is just right for you as an investor. Your own risk appetite can be best understood after taking into account, the amount of risk you are able to take,  your willingness to take risks and the risk you will need […]

What Are The Different Ways To Invest In Mutual Fund Products?

There are two broad ways you can invest in mutual funds – directly or through an independent financial advisor/mutual fund distributor/ broker. You can also choose the medium to invest – online or offline (and both of these can be done through the distributor’s office or directly with the mutual fund company). In all cases, […]