Weekend Mega Linkfest: 15 January, 2021

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

My life in the shadow of Cecil Rhodes ( Simukai Chigudu)

What white privilege steals from us (Indi Samarajiva)

Who are the actual NGO beneficiaries ? (Karma Colonialism)

The man who turned Credit Card points into an Empire (NY Times)

The market value of my father (Wealth Simple)

What Indian car did you have a crush on? (Team BHP)

I am a victim of a serious phishing attack (Nidhi Razdan)

The story of Aswathi Hot Chips (Better India)

River rafting in Arunachal Pradesh (Nat Geo)

The second career of Michael Riegels (Granta)

Shareef ( Mahreen Sohail)

How Austrian Kings Joseph I & Charles VI decided the fate of India & America (The Kaipullai)

Remembering Mahendra Kapoor ( Ajay Mankotia)

The story of Indian Coffee (LHI)

Why Germans love getting naked in public (BBC Travel)


Shorters just want to survive

Source : NeckarCap


2021 : Year of the NPA

Source : FT

Linkfest : 15 January, 2021

Some stuff I am reading today morning :

Biden unveils $ 1.9 Trillion rescue plan ( Yahoo )

Fed Powell says no change to easy monetary policy ( Market Watch )

Gujarat HC refuses to extend ITR deadline (BT )

Govt suspects attempt to deflate BPCL stock price ( Mint )

10 Million new demat accounts and counting ( MC )

Google pulls trigger on instant loan apps ( Mint )

Sector : EdTech ( Fortune )

SPACs and capital structure advantage ( Prof Varma )

Markets & Economy will get weird ( Common Sense )

One of my biggest investing lessons ( David Einhorn)

Excerpts Insurance

Insurance Cos are Recession Resistant