Weekend Mega Linkfest: July 21, 2017

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

What is the matter with Narayana Murthy? (Charles Assisi)

The Battle for Mosul (NYTimes)

Modi’s road to 2019 (Open)

Pranab Mukherjee ought to be condemned (Kuldip Nayar)

The Indira Gandhi trickery (Media Crooks)

A French Comic Book talks about dangers of Hindutva (Scroll)

The rise and fall of F. Lee Bailey (Town & Country)

Sufis in California (The Fader)

How can we stop algorithms telling lies? (Guardian)

Now Airbnb is wrecking mountain towns too (Long Reads)

Gossip: Pranab Mukherjee may lead Congress (Gossip Guru)

Trekking: Chadar 2017 (Team BHP)

Mumbai has a 66 Million Year Old Secret (BI)

Photo Essays: Love in Bombay (IQ)

India-Pakistan Diary (Kiran More)

Linkfest: July 21, 2017

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Patanjali dream run may be coming to an end (ET)

Wipro to go for Rs.11,000 Crores buyback (Mint)

Pension schemes for senior citizens to launch today (BS)

I am the Toll Bridge, a 100 Bagger (Amit)

Analysis: Ishan Dyes & Chemicals (Dr Malik)

Meeting Managements (Calculated Wagers)

Bill Miller: The unreformed Stock Picker (Forbes)

On simple markets (BCLund)

The easy money is being made (Irrelevant Investor)

Innovate or Die (Pension Partners)

Linkfest: July 20, 2017

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

SEBI doesn’t want retail investors to trade F&O (Mint)

Godrej Agrovet files for IPO (Quint)

GST protests a sham (FE)

The funny Mutual Fund show (Vipin Khandelwal)

MFs start churning portfolios (BL)

ONGC to take over HPCL (BS)

The end of brokerage? Not yet… (Barry)

Here’s why gold could stage a powerful rally soon (Katusa)

The real reason stocks are setting records (DR)

Investing Lessons from the Chaos Monkey (Safal Niveshak)

Linkfest: July 19, 2017

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

ITC felled by Govt’s capricious U-Turn (Mint)

Why real estate is not a good investment right now (ET)

Is anyone missing McDonalds? (Mint)

Rural India is recovering from cash ban (Bloomberg)

India roads a $100 Billion Opportunity (Quint)

Stock Talk : JHS Svendgaard Laboratories (Alpha Invesco)

Fast Food, Slow Thinking (Pension Partners)

The Butcher of Park Avenue (TRB)

Good companies don’t always make good stocks (DR)

Trend Following Research (Dual Momentum)

Linkfest: July 18, 2017

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Salasar IPO gets subscribed 270 times (ET)

SBI Life gets ready for IPO (Money Control)

HDFC Life also to go for IPO (Quint)

Chitra Ramakrishna earned 44 Crores in 3 years ! (BL)

Narayanmurthy: Regret quitting as Infosys Chief (BS)

Chinese small caps plunge (Bloomberg)

Maruti’s Makeover (OB)

Stock Talk: Future Enterprises Ltd (Shagun Jain)

Crypto Currencies: Easy Come, Easy Go (A VC)

Ten Rules for Catching a Bottom (Irrelevant Investor)