Personal Finance: Asset Class “Quilt”

Asset Class Quilt from today's Mint. Interesting to see how various asset classes performed over the years. Gold always outperforms when the sentiments are down and business prospects are weak. In 4 out of the last 5 years Gold has been #1 or #2. Even last year when it was at the bottom, the %... Continue Reading →

Mirage Of 100 Unicorns In India

In last couple of days there was a news in the Business world announcing that India now has 100 Unicorns! Unicorn is a company (usually a start-up, but not always so) which achieves a valuation of $1 Billion. This valuation is usually based on multiple rounds of investments by Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists and Private... Continue Reading →

अर्थतज्ञ डॉ. अनिल लांबा यांच्या मुलाखती…

डॉ. अनिल लांबा हे एक सुप्रसिद्ध अर्थतज्ज्ञ आहेत. त्यांचे Romancing The Balance Sheet हे पुस्तक मी खूप पूर्वी, म्हणजे साधारण २००२-२००४ या काळात वाचले होते. त्याच नावाचा त्यांचा एक workshop/seminar ही आहे, पण तो अतिशय महाग आहे (रुपये ५०,००० ते रुपये १ लाख). त्यामानाने रुपये ५००-७०० चे पुस्तक जास्त चांगले असे वाटेल. पण ते पूर्णपणे... Continue Reading →

Happy B’day, Warren Buffett!

It's Warren Buffett's birthday today! Born on 30th August 1930, he completes 91 years today! I have written several times on this blog about Warren Buffett! He and Charlie Munger (Age 97 and still very active!) are one of the few living legends I admire and follow closely. I discovered Warren Buffett sometime in early... Continue Reading →

The Success Story of Zerodha

I like Nithin Kamath, the founder of Zerodha, one of India's cheapest lowest brokerage firm. I have watched/listened to few of his interviews on TV, Radio and his journey is impressive! I am a customer of Zerodha and like the platform (though there are many improvements possible). Here is a detailed chat with Nithin Kamath... Continue Reading →

Good Read: The Price of Certainty

I follow many good people, thought leaders on Twitter. Unfortunately, I also follow just too many people there. So I often miss some of the great posts that appear on my timeline. I feel I need to bring back focus and discipline in the kind of things and people I follow. Not just on Twitter,... Continue Reading →

Magic of Compounding

Magic of Compounding: In 1626, Peter Minuit of Netherlands bought the island of Manhattan from the Lenape people for a basket of clothes, beads and other stuff that would have been worth just $24 then. Now, you might think that the native Americans were robbed. Actually, if they were able to invest that $24 in... Continue Reading →

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