Curated reads for April 13, 2019
“It’s almost easy to get rich slowly. And even if someone were to double his money in three months, he won’t beat me in the long run, because the weight of history is on my side.”, says veteran investor Ramesh Damani. However, despite his confidence and track record of making money, he has a regret – he didn’t make enough!! And while talking about this regret, he spells out pearls of wisdom for the discerning investor. Read more
Continuing on from last week on the subject of failure:
'To err is human'. And such is the case in investing too. But failing well is a lesson worth learning. Read more
Thomas Macpherson of Nintai Investments illustrates this through the Kraft-Heinz merger. Read more
An example of unintended consequences: Fast Fashion is one of the fastest-growing categories of waste in the world. Read more
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
While time travel is not real yet, what would tell your younger self, if you could travel back in time? Here is a nifty list of things from the book “What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20”. Read more
DID YOU KNOW?
Astronomers recently showed the world the ‘unseeable’ – a blackhole. This was the first time that an image of a blackhole was captured, proving Einstein right.
For the curiously inclined, here is a twitter thread explaining black holes ‘From history to our modern understanding and, in between, any bizarre facts about it.’ Read more