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Weekend Mega Linkfest: 12 August, 2022

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

What drives Vladimir Putin? (Sergey Radchenko)

Thread: Nuclear War is possible due to Ukraine conflict (Clint Ehrlich)

Meet Cambodia’s cyber slaves (Al Jazeera)

New UK PM faces troubled times (Arab News)

Ride hailing in Uganda (ROW)

The first Indians in Dubai (Fifty Two)

Pakistan- The sick man of South Asia (Dawn)

The lessons of the Zawahiri Strike (American Conservative)

How Bolivia’s Tin Baron saved 20,000 Jews (Guardian)

Death by Ice cream (Jstor)

The political history of Raksha Bandhan (DailyO)

Syama Prasad Mookerjee: He saw the Future (Open)

Thread: The Aamir Khan Files (Agenda Buster)

Bike Ride: Spiti Valley (Dr Vijay Malik)

Thread: Feminism is a Scam (Brittany Martinez)

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Linkfest: 12 August, 2022

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

EPFO to start investing in InvITs & REITs (FE)

Cash for orders scam in NCLT (Money Life)

India’s startup ecosystem hits records (Mint)

Inflation eats into India’s rural demand (Rediff)

Adani Group to enter aluminium sector (BS)

Fintech startups exult as RBI releases digital lending rules (Forbes)

What moves markets? (Irrelevant Investor)

Litigation Finance as Alternative Investment (Alpha Architect)

10 Lessons from a decade of vertical software investing (Bessemer)

Startup valuations take a haircut (CNBC)

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Linkfest: 11 August, 2022

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Fare caps to go away in Indian skies (MC)

No consensus yet on 28% GST for online gaming, casinos (BS)

NASDAQ soars into bull market as inflation fears recede (ZH)

EU ban on Russia coal goes into effect (Oil Price)

Paytm & Piramal Finance tie-up (Fortune)

PAN to become mandatory for Crypto Investors (Rediff)

Since the stock market bottomed (Irrelevant Investor)

4 ways Longevity is going to affect your retirement plans (Morningstar)

Value Spreads are back to tech bubble highs (Cliff Asness)

Rare skills (Morgan Housel)

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Linkfest: 10 August, 2022

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Govt plans entry barriers for Chinese mobile firms (FE)

Electricity reform plans attract protests (Fortune)

Iran nuclear deal could send oil prices to $80 (Oil Price)

Airtel to launch 5G services this month (Rediff)

Company: Steelbird (Forbes)

Should SDLs be a part of your debt portfolio? (Morningstar)

10 things investors are bad at (Behavioural Investment)

The geopolitics of inflation (Daily Reckoning)

Why the market is bouncing (TRB)

Deep Dive: Alcoa (Value Punks)

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Linkfest: 09 August, 2022

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Equity mutual funds inflow drops 43% in July (Rediff)

Lok Sabha passes Bill to promote green energy (BT)

Binance battle with WazirX escalates (FE)

Tata Motors’ buyout of Ford’s Sanand plant (BS)

What will it take for ONDC to succeed? (Forbes)

EV: Tech Clash (Fortune)

Bridge loans for startups (A VC)

Things are as clear as mud (Irrelevant Investor)

Iran Nuclear talks end with ‘Final Text’ (Oil Price)

Dalio’s US-China conflict gauge is off the charts (Zero Hedge)