Linkfest:March 28, 2013

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Last minute tax savings guide (Firstpost)

6 reasons why a recovery in telecom will not happen soon (ET)

Banks stare at MTM losses as bond yields surge (BS)

Whats happening in Cyprus and its implications for us (CapitalMind)

Profits from panic (ChetanParikh)

The most effective strategies for success (HBR)

Is the Yale model past it? (Rpseawright)

Best predictor of financial crisis:Huge inflows of foreign money (BigPicture)

How Ireland’s richest man ended up utterly bankrupt (IrishCentral)

Grooms at 18$ a piece fuel IPO hopes for Indian matchmaker (Bloomberg)


Linkfest:March 27, 2013

Wishing all readers a happy Holi. Some stuff I am reading this lazy morning:

Returns on PPF lower, but it is still worth it (Mint)

Realty companies offer smaller,cheaper homes to boost demand (ET)

New rules soon to curb insider trading, buybacks (BusinessLine)

17 year old sells smartphone app for 30 Million $ (BS)

Case study in financial planning (Subramoney)

Sanjay Dutt & the bendy bananas (Mediacrooks)

Bidders plan Dell’s future without Dell (Bloomberg)

The best stock picker I ever knew (JeffMatthews)

Is market timing dead? (MarketWatch)


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)