Inflation can do to your financial health what Diabetes can to your bodily health

Inflation can do to your financial health what Diabetes can to your bodily health

Understanding inflation has to be our first step when we wish to build a holistic life plan for ourselves – I say this because it has this horrible habit of sneaking up on us from the back and derailing our financial workings.  We are currently going through one such cycle in the global economy; when …

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Summit 10K on Mount Nifty – commence your descent till the time weather is good!

Summit 10K on Mount Nifty – commence your descent till the time weather is good!

It was only yesterday that, the Nifty closed above 10,000 for the first time ever and we already have today’s headline shrieking “Expert take: Why the bets on Nifty hitting 12,000 by next year are on” The Nifty is around 18 times 1 year forward earnings (estimated by so called market experts) ; which puts the …

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The Economist never sounded so confused !

The Economist never sounded so confused !

The grand old man of global economic journalism  seems to be tottering after having stooped low to make a personal attack on the legitimately elected leader of the world’s most populous democracy. It says : India’s prime minister is not as much of a reformer as he seems – But he is more of a nationalist firebrand …

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The root cause of corruption

The root cause of corruption

One thing for sure, corruption is not new in India and nor is it unknown to those western countries which shamelessly point to us whenever the ‘C ‘ word gets taken. I recollect that famous Akbar Birbal story about how no one could prevent a minister in Akbar’s court from taking bribes.(Click here to see …

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Beware of Buffett quoting charlatans

Beware of Buffett quoting charlatans

Some one read the post  “All is well in the equity markets – really? is it ?” ( http://rajan-ghotgalkar.com/2017/06/19/all-is-well-in-the-equity-markets-really-is-it/ ) and shot off the below comment. Quote – There is liquidity but no alternative asset to invest, which is making people invest in equity by default and they justify their decision to invest in equity on hopes. …

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Modi can never get anything right !!!

Modi can never get anything right !!!

When the BJP appointed Yogi Adityanath no opportunity was let go to shout from the roof tops about how Modi has shown his true colors (read Saffron Hindu fundamentalist). It did not matter that, the Yogi was a Math graduate and that, he had many Muslims supporting him. Modi’s political opponents found a great opportunity …

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The US will now have to dispatch a statesman to unravel the Qatar mess…………

The US will now have to dispatch a statesman to unravel the Qatar mess…………

Published LinkedIn on 07/06/2017 Qatar has been accused of extending support to Iran, the long-established villain in the Sunni dominated Middle East political arena. Qatar has been accused of funding almost every type of terror group; Shiite, the Sunni Al-Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood and even the ISIS. Even as Qatar denies all allegations, the Gulf …

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