Linkfest: 24 February, 2020

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Health Ministry mulls increasing legal age for smoking (India Today)

UPI moment for India’s Credit Markets (FE)

Coronavirus is an opportunity for Indian Chemical cos (Mint)

The real state of LIC’s investment portfolio (Aarati Krishnan)

Are Indian Investors ready for passive investing? (Free Fincal)

There is a “late cycle ” rally on (CNBC)

Buffett’s Annual Letter to Berkshire Hathway shareholders (BH)

Levered Long (Irrelevant Investor)

How Superstition impacts stock prices (Wharton)

100 Little Ideas (Morgan Housel)

Top Clicks on Alpha Ideas This Week

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

30% IRR nonsense (Anand Sridharan)

How to screen stocks (Niteen S Dharmawat)

Accumulate. Then Name (AI)

A lot can happen in 20 years (AI)

The oldest company in every country (BF)

The Biggest truth in personal finance (Get Rich Slowly)

Why the House always wins in Goa (Mint)

End of monopoly of City Gas Distributors (ET)

Problems at Oyo (Bloomberg)

How much return I will get (Subramoney)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 20 February, 2020

Some off beat reads for the long weekend:

How Hindu supremacists are tearing India apart (Samanth Subramanian)

How Pulwama changed India ( Sushant Sareen)

How the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is taking shape (Swarajya)

The Airbnb scam in London (Wired)

Going to Tijuana for surgery (Medium)

Why Mahathir may not step aside for Anwar (ATimes)

Pakistani Hindus lose daughters to forced Muslim marriages (USA Today)

In Britain, even jails have a class system (Atlantic)

How the Jubilee Diamond saved the Tatas (LHI)

For centuries, war & opium have been entwined in Asia (SCMP)

Strom-R3: A startup electric car (BI)

Mathrubootham Vs Whatsapp history lessons (J Mathrubootham)

9 rare natural phenomena worth traveling for (Smithsonian)

Drink Kahwa like a Kashmiri (Mint)

Obituary: Larry Tesler, the inventor of Cut-Copy-Paste (BBC)