Weekend Mega Linkfest: August 26,2016

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Why India is the true victor at the Olympics (Theodore Dalrymple)

Bihar’s war on alcohol (HP)

Khursheed,a Kashmiri Jawan,took 8 bullets for India (Quint)

How one tweet led Syrians to Germany (Guardian)

Rare picture of Mahatma Gandhi & Dalai Lama (Twitter)

How this 29 year old built a 180 Crore solar business (YS)

How the European harmonium become synonymous with Indian music? (Scroll)

Why the US President needs a council of Historians (Atlantic)

What drives Great Britain’s medal machine (Spectator)

In Photos:African Slavery in Iran (Guardian)

Research: Being lazy is sign of high intelligence (Independent)

The most exclusive restaurant in America (New Yorker)

Travelogue:Drive to Tawang (TeamBHP)

Mulayam Vs Akhilesh Yadav (Gossip Guru)

Naga girl fights racism with poetry (BI)

Linkfest: August 26,2016

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Domestic investors are in the mood to redeem (Raamdeo Agrawal)

9.25% DHFL NCD  (MyInvestmentIdeas)

Delayed price discovery of Welspun India (Mint)

The 1000% stock rally in Zen Technologies fades (Bloomberg)

Notes from MF India Summit 2016 (Businessworld)

Will early retirement make you lazy? (RetireBy40)

Pundit or Professional? (Pension Partners)

Forget CAPE,think cash flow (Aswath Damodaran)

Clarifying true diversification (Longboard)

George Soros’ plan to overthrow Putin (ZeroHedge)

Linkfest: August 25,2016

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala grills Aurobindo MD (Moneycontrol)

Mukesh Ambani’s hunt for 100 Million Subscibers (ET)

The chequered past of the Welspun Group (Moneylife)

India’s startup boom turns to bust (Mint)

Surge in IPO loans for the wealthy (BS)

Indian e-Commerce companies will die without discounts (Quartz)

When to sell a share (Subramoney)

5 Reasons why you are bad at investing (US News)

Research:Endowment effects from India’s IPO Lotteries (SSRN)

Understanding VCs (A VC)

Linkfest: August 24,2016

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

India-The Giant Awakens (Aberdeen)

RBL Bank’s IPO subscribed nearly 70 times (FE)

Amitabh Bachchan’s stock market bets (ET)

Capital mis-allocation by Indian companies (Bala)

Why a surging stock market is not making ordinary investors happy (Guardian)

The only thing that can save your retirement (DR)

Survivorship Bias (Stock Charts)

Why Dividend Growth Investing? (Reality Check)

Ferraris,Fine Wines and Alternative Investments (MF Blog)

Passive investing is worse than Marxism (Bloomberg)

Linkfest: August 23,2016

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Biyani may buy Aditya Birla Retail (ET)

Maggi retains top slot in Noodles market (FE)

Has Flipkart lost #1 Slot to Amazon? (Mint)

HDFC Bank makes loan grab as rivals curtailed (Bloomberg)

12 things I learnt from Naval Ravikant about investing (25IQ)

Market History Amnesia (Tony Isola)

5 Best financial decisions I ever made (Retire By 40)

Cash Burn: The bonfire of Venture Capital (Aswath Damodaran)

Fortune,ruin and market timing (Climateer)

The reason why so few airlines are profitable (HBR)