Linkfest: 18 March, 2019

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

How Manohar Parrikar modernised India’s Defence (FE)

Vanguard invested Rs.1,294 Cr in a single day (MC)

L&T set to acquire Mindtree for Rs.16,250 Cr (Mint)

How did it go this bad for Anil Ambani? (ET)

60 listed companies which are market leaders (Jatin Khemani)

Shippers- The most bombed out sector in the market (Macro Ops)

Spring Crash of 2019? (Pension Partners)

Is it worth to be a famous fund manager? (Common Sense)

Conversation with Masayoshi Son (You Tube)

Can the Gig Economy help you reach financial independence? (Retire By 40)

Top Clicks on Alpha Ideas This Week

Here are the most clicked items on Alpha Ideas this week:

An insanely bullish indicator (AI)

Naren on PSUs (AI)

Apna Time Aayega (AI)

Fairfax on it’s investment in Catholic Syrian Bank (AI)

20 Craziest Investing Facts ever (Irrelevant Investor)

Why health insurance is a scam in India (Vijay Pahwa)

King of Indian bond sales warns of biggest crisis (BQ)

Indian Courtroom Tales (AI)

MSTC Ltd : Receivables Locha (AI)

What hyper inflation looks like (AI)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 16 March, 2019

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Seven Minutes that changed India (Open)

Modi Wave 2.0? (Minhaz Merchant)

How the Gupta Brothers hijacked South Africa (Vanity Fair)

A repulsively casual terrorist manifesto (Atlantic)

How I rediscovered my mother tongue (Guardian)

The last King of Xinjiang (SCMP)

How do we identify our enemy India? (Dawn)

The future Supreme Leader of Iran (ATimes)

Travelogue: Meghalaya (Team BHP)

Selfie with Sambhar (J Mathrubootham)

Seneca on the Antidote to Anxiety (Brain Pickings)

Ahilyabai Holkar: A Queen like no other (LHI)

Much ado about a royal throne (Manu Pillai)

On the Surf Excel Ade (Nisha Susan)

“Hotel Mumbai” and the problem with terrorism movies (New Yorker)