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The 38th Lesson

On a warm Sunday morning in early-April this year, I got up with some pain in the little finger of my left hand. It was a small bump. It wasn’t there when I slept the previous night, so it seemed to have appeared out of nowhere. “You may have hurt your finger while sleeping,” said […]

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Short Investing Lesson from a Confused Donkey

I was listening to Tim Ferriss’s recent podcast where he interviewed Derek Sivers. In a response to the question “What advice you would give to your 20-year-old self?”, Sivers told the story of Buridan’s donkey. It’s a tale about a donkey that’s standing exactly halfway between a bucket of water and a pile of hay. […]

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Safal Niveshak Stream – December 3, 2016

Note to Readers: In Stream, we suggest worthwhile reading material on a variety of topics, not all of which are directly related to investing. Some of the articles require you to be paid subscriber of those sites. However, it is often possible to read such articles by going to Google News and searching for the […]

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Latticework of Mental Models: Illusion Of Control

Every day, shortly before nine o’clock in the morning, a man with a red hat stands at a busy traffic light and begins to wave his cap frantically. After five minutes he disappears. One day, a policeman comes up to him and asks: “Sir! May I ask what you are doing?” “I’m keeping the giraffes […]

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Of Falling Stock Markets and Shutting Brains

In one of the old interviews of Mohnish Pabrai of Pabrai Funds, he described the root cause of a common, but difficult to overcome, inefficiency in share prices – Our brains are in sync with the speed at which the market is moving and totally out of sync with the speed at which a business […]

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Book Review: Investing Between The Lines

Investing between the lines

Note: This book review was originally published in the May 2016 edition of our premium newsletter Value Investing Almanack. To know more and subscribe, please click here. When an investor starts investigating a business, the first thing he wants to know is if the business is strong and profitable? And he can usually find the […]

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Safal Niveshak Stream – November 26, 2016

Note to Readers: In Stream, we suggest worthwhile reading material on a variety of topics, not all of which are directly related to investing. Some of the articles require you to be paid subscriber of those sites. However, it is often possible to read such articles by going to Google News and searching for the […]

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Latticework of Mental Models: Lucifer Effect

Let me ask you a disturbing question. “Would you electrocute a stranger?” Most of you would respond with an emphatic no. But perhaps you are underestimating yourself. I am neither doubting your character nor your sense of morality but empirical evidence suggests that human beings underestimate their own vulnerabilities that can turn them into evil. To […]

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