Linkfest:April 09, 2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Pizzas at Rs.44, Burgers at Rs.25 (BusinessLine)

Key stocks where LIC trimmed exposure in Q4 2013 (MoneyControl)

SBI wages war on wilful defaulters (Mint)

Retired bankers in demand as India Inc looks for license (BS)

The financial services distributor and his fate (Subramoney)

HK broker fined for using newspaper columns to pump up stocks (Dealbook)

Make peace with not catching every move (HighChartPatterns)

Trust in Gold not Bernanke (Bloomberg)

Billionaire Mittal in legal spat adds to investor unease (Bloomberg)

Las Vegas Magic Act:Making Russian’s money disappear (Barrons)


Linkfest:April 08,2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Nearly 30% stocks trading below 2008 trading lows (Moneycontrol)

Sugar decontrol gears for surge (ET)

FIIs bet big on oil sector (BS)

India’s fledging startup sector sees exodus (Mint)

New intel wing to check service tax evasion (FE)

Who says mutual funds can’t make you rich?(TRB)

Research:Absolute momentum strategy (SSRN)

Interview with George Soros (SCMP)

Michael Burry Commencement Speech at UCLA (ScionCapital)

Why it pays to sell in May (MarketWatch)


Weekend Mega Linkfest:April 06, 2013

Some interesting off beat reads for the weekend:

Do our politicians think power is poison? (UnrealTimes)

Travelogues:Mystical Borong (TeamBHP)

7 habits of highly effective idiots on Indian roads (TeamBHP)

The Opening ceremony of IPL (GreatBong)

Movie Review:Himmatwala (VigilIdiot)

What’s the most ass kicking advice you got for your startup? (Rodinhoods)

Election night in Peru’s largest prison (Harpers)

The divorce from hell (TampaBay)

What is the business of literature? (Vgronline)

A nightmare in real life (WashingtonPost)

Rahul Speaks (Economist)

Where have all the secretaries gone? (Businessweek)

How the chess set got its look and feel (Smithsonian)

How Iran won the war on drugs (ForeignAffairs)

Obituary:Roger Ebert, legendary movie critic (Slate)

North Korea’s nuclear game theory (NewYorker)

Mom and Pop:The world’s worst investors (MarketWatch)

Cougar night in Silicon Valley (VanityFair)

What four decades of marriage taught a grateful husband (Atlantic)

Watch the throne:Nawaz Sharif on the cusp of power (Caravan)

Narendra Modi:From Hermitude to Holography (Outlook)



Linkfest:April 05, 2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Partial decontrol of sugar sector (FE)

Vijay Mallya faces risk of losing MCF (ET)

Will India eventually choose daughters to sons? (Mint)

Retail Investors’s flight a 10 year trend (BS)

India Jobs Program Scam pays wages to dead workers (Bloomberg)

Jim Chanos:We are incentivized to cheat (Salon)

The death of peak oil (EconBrowser)

The Japanese market is on an insane tear (BI)

Why OPEC is getting itchy (DailyReckoning)

Bad Timing (MediaCrooks)


Linkfest:April 04, 2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Idlinomics of Chennai Corporation food outlets (BusinessLine)

Poddar keen to take over Mangalore Chemicals (Mint)

60 inch Apple iTV to launch this year (FE)

How to live prosperously without a pay cheque (SafalNiveshak)

Horrendous performance of IDFC Infra Fund (CapitalMind)

Interest rates on Post Office Small Savings Schemes FY 2013-14 (OneMint)

Pepsi bets of fading cricket league (Bloomberg)

How to play America’s railroad boom (DailyReckoning)

Does talking to smart people help your market returns? (Ivanhoff)

Kaeppel’s Big Vs Small Strategy (MarketSci)