Buffett's Investment Strategy

Be Like Buffett

All is not what it seems in the world of investments and number crunching. There maybe certain underlying tones to Buffett's continued success, as is explained by the author.

/ August 24, 2016
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Conundrum of Welfare State

The economic crisis of Greece: From being a welfare state to an unfair state.

/ August 23, 2016
Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Emerging Regional Economic Corridor

The author discusses the multiple ways in which Bangladesh can capture the opportunity of emerging as a regional economic corridor.

/ August 23, 2016
Google: A Digital vigilant

Google Cannot Have All the Answers

The writer elucidates on why all those who detest vigilantism must look down upon Google banning advertisements of payday loans.

/ August 22, 2016
war

Revisiting the 1965 War Between India and Pakistan

This article aims to highlight the people involved, events and other distinctive attributes of the 1965 war between India and Pakistan.

/ August 21, 2016
Illiquidity or potential illiquidity is not all bad news for the investors.

With Illiquidity, the Glass Always Remains Half Full

Highlighting an optimistic view on illiquidity, the author throws light on how potential illiquidity is not all bad news for investors.

/ August 21, 2016
Deliberation should change the mind from an epistemological standpoint but not make a person less confident.

Deliberation: The Double Edged Sword

Stating that discussions fail to enlighten people and result in making people worse off, the author questions the need for deliberations.

/ August 20, 2016
Inflation

Inflation, Deflation and Investing

The author provides us with an illustration on the concept of inflation and the relation between the former and stocks.

/ August 20, 2016
Pakistan Economic Literacy

The Importance of Economic Literacy

Economic literacy and education can subject the ruling system in Pakistan to the jury of transparency, responsibility, and accountability thus ensuring credibility of the nation state.

/ August 19, 2016
Impact of GST on government budget

The GST Conundrum

Unlike the general frenzied coverage of GST's impact on Indian consumers, this article explores its effect on the government budget.

/ August 19, 2016
violence in men

What Is It With Men?

Men are trending in the news for the wrong reasons. This article reveals the underbelly of crime and questions whether it has anything to do with gender.

/ August 19, 2016
olympics

Seven Decades of Being Unreasonable

Its about pushing the limits and dreaming. The article reasonably argues the unreasonable.

/ August 18, 2016
Will we better without state organised police?

Feeling Protected or Exploited?

With reference to a real-life incident, the author questions whether the state would be better off without government-organised police.

/ August 18, 2016
Kerala

Whirlpool in the Backwaters of Kerala?

While all the states have conceded to a uniform goods and services tax bill, the author takes a closer look at the future that awaits Kerala post its implementation.

/ August 17, 2016
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Britain: Constructed or Destructed?

Amidst the crisis of stagflation in Britain in the 1970s, the author enunciates the crisis of Margaret Thatcher's personality interpretataion.

/ August 16, 2016
Brexit

Perceiving Risks of Perceived Grievances

The author highlights the risks associated with the desire to respond to 'perceived grievances' post-Brexit, post-Trump and post-financial crisis.

/ August 15, 2016
Use of e-Wallet in the future may soon be a reality.

I Am a Dreamer, But I Am Not the Only One

Advocating financial inclusion through a change in the current financial architecture, the author throws his weight behind the use of e-Wallet.

/ August 15, 2016
Antrix Devas

Not All Praise for ISRO

The Antrix-Devas deal signed by the UPA government has caused trouble. India is being accused of default. Here is what happened and why.

/ August 14, 2016
Mauritius

India’s Unstrategic Sail in Agalega Island

Based on his visit to Mauritius, the author highlights India's continued negligence of strategic interests even for the Agalega Islands.

/ August 14, 2016
NSG

Learning from India’s NSG Bid Failure

India's failure is a result of International politics. It's time we learn, unlearn and proceed further.

/ August 13, 2016
poverty

Dominion of the Plutocrats: Cause and Effect

The author tries to paint a clearer picture of the caste dominated rural India. He suggests the possible cause and effect.

/ August 13, 2016
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The Greater the Leap, the Smaller the Gap

Examining the reasons behind the decreasing rural-urban wage gap, the author identifies growth of urban sprawls as the primary reason for this decrease.

/ August 13, 2016
Are Hackers Bringing About A Digital Tsunami?

Are Hackers Bringing About a Digital Tsunami?

It is high time that organisations recognize the invisible force of hackers. The writer throws light on the growing need to acknowledge this workforce.

/ August 10, 2016
Globalisation

Behavioural Economics, Psychology and Free Trade

The author presents a fresh take on the article written by Mankiw which deals with the opposition towards globalisation.

/ August 10, 2016
diversification

Spread your Bets or Stay in Line?

Taking a measured risk and diversifying your portfolio is the key to profits. This article aims to answer the question: How much diversification is too much?

/ August 9, 2016
rogue trading

Of Risks, Rewards and Rogue Trading

Breaking down the science behind rogue trading, the author has an interesting take on one of the largest scandals in the money business.

/ August 9, 2016
It is dangerous to let smuggling take root

Bury Gold Trade, and Smuggling Runs Wild

Throwing light on the ill-effects of gold smuggling, the author identifies its root cause to be the curbs imposed over gold imports.

/ August 9, 2016
Digital workforce

Less Human and More Robotic

The article discusses how the digital revolution has evolved the job market into creating a new type of workforce which might be the future.

/ August 9, 2016
UN

With Great Power, Comes Great Politics

The author highlights the Great Power politics coming into play with the upcoming Security General elections of the UNO.

/ August 9, 2016
The government focuses on standing plantations which increase the green cover but not the forest cover.

Afforestation or Mere Greenwash?

Highlighting the government's step towards easing forest clearances, the author opines that the compensatory afforestation needs to base its value on long-term biodiversity conservation.

/ August 8, 2016