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Updated: 23 Apr 2014, (Close)

TODAY'S MARKET

Sensex 0.5% away from the 23 k mark

Indian stocks ended the day on a firm note with the BSE-Sensex closing higher by about 119 points or 0.5%.

THE 5 MINUTE WRAPUP

When in doubt, apply this system...

With the help of this simplicity mental model designed by Buffett and Munger, investors can improve their investing track record.

 

• What 16th May could mean to your portfolio?

• Will home sales surge post the elections?

CHART OF THE DAY

Will scams and corruption outshine UPA's performance?

Are voters likely to ignore the UPA's better performance record in the ongoing elections?

 

• Have manufacturing margins bottomed out?

• India needs to spur industrial production fast

THE DAILY RECKONING

The biggest credit binge in the history of mankind

Making money has never been so easy thanks to the loose monetary policies of the Fed.

 

• How to Find Your Personal Money Tree

• The US empire is set to explode

VIEWS ON NEWS

Are Indian share markets efficient?

Here is today's recommended reading list from Equitymaster...

 

• Buffett's many traits

• Has Warren Buffett's era come to an end?

THE OUTSIDE VIEW

Bayer Cropscience: Finely tuned operations

Luke Verghese points out how MNCs like Bayer Crop Science use the benefits of outsourcing to keep their businesses lean and profitable.

 

• Why not a 'Post Bank of India'?

• Dr N A Mujumdar: In Memoriam

STRAIGHT FROM THE HIP

Allow free markets to function

J Mulraj discusses the perils of interfering with the free market.

 

• Waste not, want not

• Will the next Government have a long term vision?

THE HONEST TRUTH

Election fight: 5T v/s 5G at 5P

Ajit Dayal offers a humorous explanation as to why voters deserve better than the glossy election manifestos... that read more like IPO prospectus of fraud companies and hollow offer documents churned out by mutual funds.

 

• Will stock markets prefer a Sita or a Ram?

• Arnabed by Goswami


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