The zero coupons bonds are generally issued by Public sector undertakings, Infrastructure companies, Banks, Financial institutions, Government bodies for various development purposes like setting up the plant, launching the new projects or for the expansion of the business. So, whenever you buy a bond it means that you are lending your money to the institution for its expansion and the growth and in return you receive the appreciated amount after a certain period of time.
We all want to earn from the stock market but we fear its volatility and the loss associated with it. In order to avoid the loss from it, we generally start predicting and timing the stock market. We ourselves devise a number of parameters and predict the movement of the market on that basis.