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The 21 day financial fast
We begin a new series with a novel concept introduced by Michelle Singletary – Washington Post’s nationally syndicated personal finance columnist, whose column called “Color of Money” is carried by more than 100 newspapers across the US. She calls this concept the “21 day financial fast” and has written a book on this as well in 2014
11-Jan-2017

The world’s smartest billionaire
He is known as the “Quant King” in the world of global hedge funds, and a pioneer of what we now know as quantitative research or quant based investing. His net worth is estimated at US$ 16.5 billion, which gives him the 50th position in the Forbes list of richest people in the world. In 2006, Financial Times named him the “world’s smartest billionaire”.
30-Nov-2016

Naval commando makes it to world’s top 10 fund managers list
In 2015, Andreas Halvorsen was rated 9th best hedge fund manager in the world by Institutional Investors Alpha. He oversees a US$ 27 billion equity portfolio at Viking Global Investors, a firm he founded in 1999 that is very active in the long-short equity space.
06-Nov-2016

From arbitrage operator to hedge fund king
Kenneth Griffin, born in 1968, was a teenage investment prodigy. He began his investment career while still in college at Harvard. From managing one million dollars in 1987, Ken Griffin today runs one of the world’s largest and most successful hedge funds – Citadel LLC, with assets in excess of US$ 25 billion. Ken Griffin is reckoned as one of the best performing hedge fund managers in the world in the last decade.
11-Oct-2016

Wise advice from the father of value investing
Fund managers around the world – from Warren Buffet downwards, have learnt the art and science of value investing from Benjamin Graham and his seminal books on the subject of value investing. But, there’s more to Graham than security analysis and understanding and valuing stocks.
12-Sep-2016

Great lessons from Europe’s Warren Buffet
Francisco Garcia Parames is known as the ‘European Warren Buffet’, and with good reason. He has been one of the most sought after money managers in the world, managing nearly 8 billion euros worth of assets, until he left the firm Bestinver in 2014.
07-Aug-2016

The secret of becoming really wealthy
Ken Fisher is one of the most successful investment managers in the US, and also among the wealthiest Americans. His primary belief is that it is the pursuit of passion and not pursuit of wealth that actually creates wealth.
17-Jul-2016

Can turtles fly? Yes!
Can Turtles Fly? That is the title of John Neff’s 1999 book and his answer to that question is an emphatic yes! The title aptly sums up his career too.
05-Jun-2016

Do-It-Yourself guide to pick multi baggers
Every equity investor dreams of picking multi baggers with some of his stock bets. The art of picking multi baggers was associated with exceptional skills and rare insight that only experienced fund managers possessed – until Peter Lynch came along and gave us a DIY approach to picking multi baggers.
08-May-2016

Two priceless pieces of wise advice from Sir John Templeton
Two priceless pieces of wise advice from a true legend: open your mind and broaden your scope. Opening his mind enabled Sir John Templeton to become a fearless contrarian investor and a hugely successful value investor. Broadening his scope enabled him to identify great bargains across the world, making him a truly global investor, with portfolios at times having a lot more of overseas investments than US investments
03-Apr-2016

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