Linkfest:March 26, 2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Inside SAC Capital :Lots of big bets, built fast (EFinancialNews)

The perils of using stock screeners (Globeandmail)

Banks rework loan structure for six Videocon firms (Mint)

FII inflows have failed to cheer markets in 2013 (BS)

Bankers are the new luxury entrepreneurs in India (ET)

Western India hopes for rain (WSJ)

Chinese Holi products dampen SME’s fun (BusinessLine)

Billionaire Jindal sees profit as gas shortage worsens (Bloomberg)

What extremely successful people were doing at age 25 (BusinessInsider)

Investors pile into US housing, this time as landlords (Yahoo)


Linkfest:March 25, 2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

When Laxmi Mittal slept in an overcoat (BusinessLine)

Cyprus crisis to determine next course for Indian markets (ET)

India to ease rules for overseas funds purchasing bonds (Bloomberg)

Sahara:Beginning of the endgame (Mint)

Charlie Munger once considered scaling back his investment in Berkshire (Seekingalpha)

Should I pay off my housing loan? (Subramoney)

The low volatility story in pictures (Vixandmore)

Twitter is disrupting sell side research (BI)

Death of research by Twitter (TRB)

Deja Vu…all over again (DailyReckoning)


Weekend Mega Linkfest:March 23, 2013

Some interesting off beat reads for the weekend:

Spoof:The inside story of Sanjay Dutt’s trial and verdict (UnrealTimes)

How to make the proxy war succeed in Baluchistan (IDR)

Pictures:Leopards from Bera, Tigers from Tadoba (TeamBHP)

Global markets’ Time Factor (Mohammed El-Erian)

Travelogue:To the beautiful Kinnaur district of Himachal (Ghumakkar)

Movie Review: 3 G (VigilIdiot)

See no evil:The case of Alfred Anaya (Wired)

The legend of the greatest American sniper (Dmag)

Finding a replacement for Google Reader (Labnol)

How soccer explains Israel (Grantland)

How Sanjay Dutt escaped TADA (Tehelka)

How to turn tricks on TV (Newslaundry)

Risks and opportunities for new banks in India (ForbesIndia)

Why did Manappuram shares fall by 30% in 2 days? (Moneylife)

The greatest retirement crisis in American history (Forbes)

The truth about Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal (VanityFair)

Obama gives a corker of a speech to the Israelis (Economist)

Meet Roger Duarte, Miami’s King Crab (BusinessWeek)

Who won the Iraq War? China (Atlantic)

Salaam Bombay ! 25 Years later (JaiArjun)


Linkfest:March 22,2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

2G operators face Rs 2,764 Crore charge for staying on air (BusinessLine)

Cobrapost sting thrashed by RBI (FE)

5 things you need in a secure credit card (Mint)

Did someone say closure in the 1993 Mumbai Blasts case ? (MumbaiMirror)

Raj Rajaratnam’s brother charged with insider trading (Bloomberg)

Looming divorce may threaten oil billionaire’s empire (Reuters)

Dell strategically reminding everyone how horrible it is (Dealbreaker)

“Sorry no gold, we sent it to China” (DailyReckoning)

When to take investing advice from Twitter (MarketWatch)

Here’s what I saw at Cyprus ATMs this morning (BI)

Some funny rich Delhi boy memes (Quora)


Linkfest:March 21, 2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Back to Square One (Mint)

Realty stocks take a hit (ET)

Gujarat to cover Narmada canals with solar panels (BusinessLine)

Does Indian sport need Sahara’s money? (Firstpost)

High powered incentives at banks (AjayShah)

Temperament and investing (GuruFocus)

Why global economies face an age of deflation (Bloomberg)

Barclays on EMs:Beware Bears (FT)

10 activist investors you should know about (Quartz)

Fake hedge fund manager sentenced to few years in prison (Dealbreaker)