Linkfest: April 14, 2012

Wish all the readers a Happy Ugadi:

Some interesting reading for the weekend:

Spain, Italy under pressure (Macrobusiness)

Michael Steinhardt on Fed’s failure (ZeroHedge)

How the arms lobby in India really operate (Tehelka)

Is Facebook making us lonely? (Atlantic)

Does your financial guru resemble a cult ? (Cassandra)

Obama, like Buffett, had a lower tax rate than his secretary (Nytimes)

The Goan theory of relativity (Mint)

Struggles of India’s Ice Hockey Team (Open)

Chasing the Twitter God in India (Outlook)


Linkfest: April 13, 2012

Some interesting morning reads:

Different prices for the same cigarettes ? (BusinessStandard)

LIC India to invest 60000 Crores in equities this year (Mint)

RBI rate cut may not cheer markets (FinancialExpress)

Do fixed deposits beat stocks? (Moneylife)

Fake degrees led India to build an Ivy League (Bloomberg)

3 Big Ideas for the financial services industry (Forbes)

A shout out to Myanmar (DailyReckoning)


Linkfest: April 12, 2012

Some interesting reading:

Is Subbarao the loneliest man in India ? (FirstPost)

RBI Watch:Musings on the Indian Rupee (RBI)

Mumbai is the least affordable place in the world (Business Standard)

Returns per unit of stress (FundooProfessor)

How the rich in India steal from the poorest of the poor (Tehelka)

The Pakistan gameplan in Afghanistan (BusinessLine)

What’s in the emerging market index ? (TRB)



Linkfest: April 11, 2012

Some stuff I am reading this morning:

Euro Trashing Again (FT Alphaville)

A risk-off “unrally” around the world (TRB)

SEBI warns NSE for being “negligent in discharge of its duties” (FinancialExpress)

The Govt Vs Indraprastha Gas (Mint)

Essar’s biggest headache:Armed Naxalites (BusinessStandard)

Mumbai’s mighty cash on a real estate boom (Bloomberg)

For Satan Mua¬†who said “Whats an Indian blog without some Bollywood gossip”

The filmi gossip for the week (RajeevMasand)


Linkfest: April 10, 2012

Some stuff I am reading this morning:

Loop Telecom to shut down, seeks 750 M$ damages from the government (Mint)

Harshad Mehta like scam at NCDEX (SuchetaDalal)

China faces timebomb of ageing population (Guardian)

The Warren Buffett Cult Vs The Gold Cult (DailyReckoning)

Why a 1$ CEO costs much more than 1$ (Footnoted)

Grandfather wills property to grandkids, enraged father kills them (FinancialExpress)