Monthly Archives: June 2008

The real reason why stock markets are crashing

by MR Venkatesh – Rediff.com In a way it captures the irony of our times. Isn’t it a bit strange that Saudi Arabia, the perceived beneficiary of the relentless oil price hike, should host a summit expressing ‘concern’ on the … Continue reading

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Inflation vs Stock Market

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Inflation & Household finance behaviour

Source: Mint More on Inflation Chief Economic adviser says, Inflation will fall to 5-6% by next June. India’s FM says Inflation to stay in double digit for some more time.

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1955: The year it was!

Why 1955? … GM’s shares sank to a 53-year low in intra-day trading on Thursday in New York, where they fell to $11.21 a share. That was their lowest point since 1955, according to ‘Reuters’ . Just have a look … Continue reading

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Random Readings

A report at Business Week says that oil run-up is due to manipulation & rampant speculation … but Oil traders say that it is not. Even India’s FM says crude oil will be a drag on economy. Whatever the view … Continue reading

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Security Analysis: Sixth Edition to be published

“A road map for investing that I have now been following for 57 years.” from the Preface by Warren E. Buffett The bible of value investing-updated by today’s value investing masters Buying a dollar’s worth of assets for 50 cents … Continue reading

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What Happens if We’re Wrong?

by Peter L. Bernstein – NYT IN 1995, home prices in the United States rose by 1.7 percent. They kept climbing over the next 10 years at an accelerating rate. The climax was in 2005, when the increase was 15.7 … Continue reading

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