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Go west, young investor, but go wisely
Engage in intelligent investing where you have a fighting chance to make a decent return with a margin of safety

Rick Friedman

Is investing starting to get difficult again?

If conditions prevailing in the first part of this year persist, asset valuations will very likely have to fall

Ben Inker | MAY 16 , 2018

Go west, young investor, but go wisely

Engage in intelligent investing where you have a fighting chance to make a decent return with a margin of safety

Rick Friedman | MAY 15 , 2018

An unlikely hero for Fortis Healthcare

Munjal-Burman’s winning bid for the beleaguered hospital chain raises more questions than answers

V Keshavdev | MAY 11 , 2018

Do all brands have a compelling story to tell?

Over time, consumers have found ways to ignore branding and to keep them interested, ads need to be relevant 

Lakshmipathy Bhat | APR 30 , 2018

The Big Fight for Fortis

Despite promoter woes and possible contingent liabilities, Fortis is an asset that many are willing to fight over 

Kripa Mahalingam | APR 23 , 2018

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

After reviving the family healthcare business and expanding into education, Manipal Group's Ranjan Pai has set another ambitious target

Kripa Mahalingam | APR 23 , 2018

Hi Flipkart! I’m Walmart

When change sets in, companies initially live in denial, and when it catches up, it’s too late

N Mahalakshmi | APR 23 , 2018

The Bane of Brands

Almost all brands are getting on the content marketing bandwagon with pressure to add to the content deluge

Lakshmipathy Bhat | APR 19 , 2018

Lonely at the top

Considering the slow pace of economic growth over the past five years, our list of fastest growing companies comprised only 14 names, even with a lower growth threshold

N Mahalakshmi | APR 13 , 2018

Marketing Myth

Can good marketing fool people all the time?

Lakshmipathy Bhat | APR 11 , 2018

Call For Caution

Recent spate of defaults in microfinance securitisation transactions raises concern

Prateek Jaiswal | APR 03 , 2018

Cooling-off

Post an aggressive growth phase, how Snapdeal is fighting for survival 

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 30 , 2018

Killing each other

The Federal reserve’s purported three to four hikes this year beginning in March are likely exaggerated

William H Gross | MAR 29 , 2018

Trade wars are bad, and nobody wins

Imposing tariffs is likely to lead to rising inflation and fall in export competitiveness — hurting US companies more than the rest of the world

Ben Inker | MAR 23 , 2018

“What, Me Worry?”

If there is one thing that spooks investors, it is uncertainty. And, the coming months has plenty

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 16 , 2018

Bonds, Men, It’s About Time

The bond bear market has begun, although not a dangerous one for bond investors

William H Gross | MAR 09 , 2018

The Advent Of A Cynical Bubble

Today’s is a cynical bubble, built not on faith in a new era, but on overoptimism about the ability to get out before everyone else

James Montier | MAR 07 , 2018

Bracing Yourself for a Possible Near-Term Melt-Up

Despite being one of the highest-priced markets in the US history, it is showing signs of entering the melt-up phase of this very long bull market

Jeremy Grantham | MAR 05 , 2018

The Growth Chimera

The feel-good factor prevalent in the market and the economy is too good to be true

Howard Marks | FEB 22 , 2018

Problem of plenty

PE and VC investments hit an all-time high in 2017 as investors pumped in a record $24 billion, 41% higher than the previous high seen two years ago

N Mahalakshmi | FEB 19 , 2018

Spring Back

In today’s age when the industry is looking to AI and IoT for answers, our institutions are unable to keep up with the skill requirements

N Mahalakshmi | FEB 02 , 2018

A Thoughtful Election Budget

It’s not a Budget that will get the economy to sky-rocket, but it won’t drown the government in fiscal burden either. Not bad for an election year

FEB 02 , 2018

When Small Is Big

Paytm is looking to cash in on its e-wallet franchise to fuel its growth as a payments bank

N Mahalakshmi | JAN 08 , 2018

Investment Potpourri

The financial system may be approaching a tipping point, so investing in 2018 warrants caution

William H Gross | JAN 05 , 2018