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October 31, 2006
How to win in the stock market
Time in the market and not timing the market is what makes the difference between a successful investor and an also-ran. Watch your fortunes grow by staying put at 13K.

October 30, 2006
Booming Sensex: From 1,000 to 13,000!
Robust portfolio investments and heavy fund buying lifted the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex past the magical 13,000-mark.

IT stocks: What lies ahead?
While volume growth will continue, the next triggers for technology stocks will come from their ability to increase prices and maintain margins.

October 28, 2006
The trick lies in timing the market
Even if you buy the right stock at the wrong time, the wait for profits may turn out to be eternal.

India offers a grand experience in cruises
International liners are charting newer territories in India for a grand experience in cruises.

Check out these Australian wines
Aussie winemakers have been the most aggressive in promoting their wines in India

Buying a 2nd car? Here's a list of quirky options
So you have a proper first car. How about another one that can be a character-building exercise?

How Indian maharajahs indulged themselves
A new book chronicles how Indian maharajahs of the past indulged themselves with the best brands the West had to offer.

Can India sustain the real estate boom?
Gargi Gupta takes a look at Rajarhat, the suburb being developed on the outskirts of Kolkata, and studies the real estate market there.

October 27, 2006
US college grads keen to join Indian firms
You're a new American tech grad looking for work. Check out Mysore.

When to sell stocks and make money
Scientific selling strategy will keep emotions out and help you make more money, with less anxiety.

October 26, 2006
The next $1.65 billion start-up?
Google's purchase of YouTube has reignited worries of another dot-com bust

October 23, 2006
Is it a good idea to invest in income funds?
Income funds have been the worst performers over the last one and three years

The art of investing and living
Managing liquidity and ensuring good returns are key to fund management.

October 21, 2006
What's special about Muhurat trading
A study of the last seven years show that on all the occasions the Sensex closed on a higher note on the Muhurat day. Most traders, in fact, buy on the Muhurat day.

Indians are not news-hungry? Think again!
<B></B> peeks behind the news on the English channels to figure out why a recent entrant like CNN-IBN is grabbing so many eyeballs.

October 20, 2006
India Inc opens its heart and purse
Indian companies have finally begun talking about corporate consciousness and taking their role in removing hunger and malnutrition seriously.

'Bull run to last this decade'
Ruchir Sharma on the market potential over the next 12 months

V Thulasidas: Air India's saviour
As a negotiator between the airlines and the government, Thulasidas has gained many admirers.

October 19, 2006
'The largest mass migration in history is unfolding in India'
Celeberated journalist P Sainath says an average family in the country's rural areas has less to eat today than they had six years ago.

Tips to energise your staff
Companies are trying new ways of energising staff

3 must-have insurance covers this Diwali
Amid the festivities, we often tend to ignore the risks involved.

October 18, 2006
Some great Diwali bargains for you
Before you comb the markets for the best deals, read about the season's best wishes, wrapped in great discounts.

Sell these stocks now; book your profit!
Outlook Money brings four experts to suggest stocks for some festival cleaning.

The man most CEOs call in a crisis
The 84-year-old founder chairman of Burson-Marsteller is the most influential public relations person of the century.

October 16, 2006
Why it's raining revenues for Zee
Being both, a broadcaster and a multi-service operator, Zee is poised to doubly benefit from TRAI's new revenue sharing mandate.

10 employee evaluation tests
Remember that not all employee evaluation tests are suitable for hiring. Here are 10 extensively validated, highly respected tests that are.

Drinking helps your career? Maybe, CEOs say
A new study has stirred up debate about what role socializing plays in the workplace.

A fund manager's journey to success
An efficient allocator of capital is how Manish Bhandari defines his role as a fund manager at ING Investment Management.

Markets: What to expect this Diwali
Samvat 2062 is set to end with a bang. What can investors expect?

October 14, 2006
The poor rich NRIs
Singapore's Indians are doing well but they can never hope to head the country.

October 13, 2006
The success stories of TCS, Tisco bosses
The Tata titans, B Muthuraman and S Ramadorai share their respective stories on their successful journey in The Tata Group.

The new employee hiring techniques
Care to dramatically enhance your chance of finding great employees? Trade in your gut instincts for a systematic approach to interviewing, testing, and evaluating job candidates.

October 12, 2006
Left parties keen on Chinese FDI in port sector
The government's rejection of Chinese FDI into the Rs 4,360 crore Vizhinjam port has angered the Left parties.

US slowdown will not impact Infosys: Nandan Nilekani
We have good business environment and we hope to do 40 per cent growth for the year.

Brands and the power of online communities
Companies are turning to online communities to build a personal communication with consumers.

Microsoft's BIG plans for India
The old, lethargic Microsoft India is giving way to a more dynamic and aggressive desi company.

October 11, 2006
SBI Arbitrage Opportunities Fund: Should you buy?
Those wanting a breather from the equity market and those looking for safe fixed income should invest

Lalit Suri: The quintessential Delhi entrepreneur
Lalit Suri was the quintessential Delhi entrepreneur, a product of the licence raj who knew how to navigate in the minefield of "contacts".

Will chikungunya spare Kerala's tourism industry?
Tourism in Alappuzha and Kumarakom would be hit if chikungunya is not contained

How B-schools can create great leaders
The challenge before B-schools now is to incubate good leaders and plant in them the seeds that will grow them into great leaders in the years to come.

Telecom to farming: Mittals plan it BIG
The country's largest agri conglomerate has reasons to believe corporate contract farming could be the future of rural India.

Do the IIMs measure up to global benchmarks?
Post-Moily, the debate is about how the IIMs' quality is likely to suffer. Yet, good US B-schools have a lot more students and a lot better research.

October 10, 2006
The success story of Global Adjustments
Ranjini Manian says she has understood India better by teaching foreigners about India

A superb financial guide for single women
Money management matters tend to be of little importance and the priority for most single women is to 'fulfill'. Fulfill the need to spend on one's own self as was desired over many years.

The best midcap stocks to buy
Valuation gap between large caps and mid caps has widened. Though mid caps are not a screaming buy yet, a selective approach to the segment could deliver superior returns.

Story of a hotshot fund manager
Navneet Munot's 13-year stint at Birla Sunlife Mutual Fund has helped him beat the benchmarks.

DSP Merrill's small wonder
DSP Merrill's Small and Medium Term Fund may be worth a shot going by the track record of the fund manager.

The problem with Indian forces
The unseemly squabble between the Kargil chiefs is only the visible tip of a nasty iceberg.

Gandhian thought for the environment
The industrialised world may have cleaned up local air pollution in its cities. But its emissions have put the entire world's climatic system at risk and made millions even more vulnerable and poor because of global warming.

October 09, 2006
Book profits now: Ambareesh Baliga
Markets will be a bit volatile once the earnings season starts because the expectations are already quite high.

Beware of MF dividend declarations!
Mutual Funds can only pay out dividends if they have made gains on the portfolio

Should you buy Index mutual funds?
Many investors are realizing that some of the funds in their portfolio have not been able to keep pace with the market.

October 07, 2006
Check out the best smartphones in the market
Smartphones are best described as phones with standard phone keypad for input

What's special about this Nissan X-Trail?
The X-Pecial takes on a semi-concept appearance

Rev up, Renault will soon be here
Renault's coming, so you better bone up.

March of a media mogul
Ronnie Screwvala speaks about the road that lies ahead for UTV.

This is what dreams are made of
A look at some of the most expensive addresses in India

How valuable are Indian banks?
Unless Indian banks build scale, their real value cannot be unlocked.

Buhari: Making big money from coal
Ahmed Buhari was canny enough to latch on to two sectors -- oil and coal -- that would thrive in a country that would be needing more of it, as the economy grew.

Office etiquette: Some dos and don'ts
Here's a list of dos and don'ts that may help you understand the parameters within which you must work.

Great advice for managers
Healthy conversations allow leaders to lead, followers to respond, salespeople to sell, and researchers to develop ideas.

October 06, 2006
Companies, consumers and citizens
Besides a personality, brands need to have a conscience.

The triumph of mathematics, for now
Even a cursory look at the results shows that trading has been a significant contributor of these extraordinary numbers.

October 05, 2006
Bajaj Allianz's big success story
Insurance major Bajaj Allianz is reaching out to smaller towns across the country.

Online matrimony: A big business in India
Internet matrimonial services are actively promoting their offline centres.

How Ajay Shriram built an empire
Once the underdog in the Shriram clan, the DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited chief leads the pack today.

October 04, 2006
Tips to tackle the competitor
Here's how entrenched players tackle newer, low-priced competitors.

Why the Malhotras are heading towards bankruptcy
Did you think that having ample money is an assurance of a good, prosperous life?

B-schools don't teach the art of negotiation
While communication is taught, negotiation is learnt only on the job

Why I am buying oil stocks
As crude prices drop, India's oil giants should come back to profitability.

Bank mergers and your money
In the wake of UWB's demise, Outlook Money looks at the money, or the lack of it, in the M&A game

A super insurance plan from ICICI Prudential
However, three of the policy's four funds have been performing below the benchmarks, for the last two years.

October 03, 2006
Rakhee Nagpal, an entrepreneur at 28
Rakhee Nagpal is the managing director of Dynamic Vertical Solutions and plans to be the number 1 provider of retail solutions in India.

A great guide to plan your finances
We bring you the different combinations possible, to help you keep an eye on tax outgo, without losing sight of your financial goals.

The Nokia N80 is really smart!
Nokia's N80 includes features like a 3 megapixel camera, 3G and smartphone functionalities.

Infy, TCS, Wipro: World's top 3 IT firms by market cap
IT-ITES: Investors are seeing more value in Indian IT-ITES companies. Why is it so?

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