Curated reads for January 11, 2020
2019 has proven that risk in investing lies in anomalies. And by its definition, it’s something unexpected and a deviation from the normal. An example we’ve shared in the past is the case of the WeWork IPO. Let’s a look at this in context of the year gone by. Read more
Unlike firms like Alphabet whose model is platform based, culture is a great starting point, aided by technology and processes, to build up businesses/start-ups. Read through for more insights from Avid Larizadeh Duggan, named as one of the ‘Young Global Leaders’ by World Economic Forum. Read more
LESSONS FROM HISTORY
With 2019 behind us, we share Vishal Khandelwal’s (founder of Safal Niveshak – a valuable resource on value investing and behavioural finance) learnings from the year gone by and, perhaps, a few ideas for resolutions for the keen investor out there. Read more
DID YOU KNOW?
Did You Know: The Diners Club Card started out, as a piece of cardboard paper, because someone forgot his wallet at a business dinner in 1950. With the advent of the first credit card IPO, SBI Cards, in the country, we wind back the clock and take a look at the evolution of the credit card and how plastic became currency. Read more
Online retailers often use marketing nudges and cues to influence a shopper towards a particular decision. This is more common than you think and some of them are deceitful. Let’s take a look. Read more