Weekend Mega Linkfest : 19 October, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Jamal Khashoggi’s last column (Washington Post)

Modi & Markets (Dhiraj Nayyar)

Mohan Bhagwat’s Vijayadashami Speech (First Post)

Do-or-Die for Congress in upcoming Assembly Elections (Outlook)

A Million $ Blackmail Scheme (Narratively)

My Great Grand Father – The Bundist (NYBooks)

The myth of meritocracy (Guardian)

John Oliver on Saudi Arabia (Big Picture)

Trade war fallout on China’s nouveau riche (ATimes)

Travelogue: Dubai (Team BHP)

Gossip: Digvijay Singh in the doldrums (Gossip Guru)

Inside Facebook’s wild early days (Wired)

History: Malala & the Battle of Maiwand (Madras Courier)

Spoof: Sprinter feels like an idiot (The Onion)

Obituary: Paul Allen (NYTimes)

Linkfest: 19 October, 2018

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Your PPF money is going to bankrupt Air India (BQ)

Builders stare at credit crunch, defaults (Mint)

What Hathway & Den deals mean for Reliance Jio (Mint)

Tatas eye stake in Jet Airways (BS)

On the current NBFC Meltdown (Big Investor)

Netflix needs lower prices to woo India (Reuters)

How he makes Billions selling idlis and dosas (Rediff)

China’s stocks fall to 4 year lows (SCMP)

The worst kind of bear market (Common Sense)

10 Commandments of Investment Management (Mohnish Pabrai)

Linkfest: 18 October, 2018

Wishing readers a very Happy Dussehra.

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

HFC Stocks in a tailspin (BL)

Spectacular Results by Reliance (Mint)

Mukesh Ambani, the new King of Cable (BQ)

Interview with Rajeev Thakkar (MC)

Can the CESC demerger unlock value for investors? (MC)

Air India sinking deeper (FC)

Stock Analysis: Mahanagar Gas (Dr Vijay Malik)

How to ensure stock market correction is not wasted (8020 Investor)

Haste makes Waste (Morgan Housel)

16 Different Ways to Invest in Real Estate (White Coat Investor)

Linkfest: 17 October, 2018

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

IT Dept to probe tax evasion via F&O trades (MC)

BSE-NSE turf war moves to commodities space (BL)

How India’s largest hedge fund deals with volatility (BQ)

How Mukesh Ambani shook up India’s telecom sector (BQ)

Stock Talk : IEX (Mint)

Rupee at 79 against the Dollar (FE)

PPF rate history of last 50 years (Basu Nivesh)

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Oil Weapon’ Option (BI)

When to stop chasing the ‘hot stock’  (Macro Tourist)

Buffett is the anti-thesis of capitalism (Tepper)

Linkfest: 16 October, 2018

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Firms put IPO plans on hold (Mint)

Sugar Stocks surge (BL)

JSW Steel – Most likely winner for Bhushan Power (FC)

How IL&FS built a road to riches for some (ET)

Will Jet Airways crash land like Kingfisher? (Rediff)

RIL set to unveil big stakes in Hathway, Den (TOI)

Mega Trends in Mutual Funds (Pankaj Tibrewal)

Better to be born rich than talented (Barry)

The startup trying to disrupt PE firms (Institutional Investor)

The fall of the Bin Laden Business Empire (Reuters)