Investing is Hard

On June 30th 1997, Amazon.com (AMZN) was trading at a split adjusted $1.50 per share and was valued at $700 million. That day the stock traded 228,900 shares in a range of $1.48 –… Continue reading

Warren Buffett’s Net Worth By Age

Warren Buffett’s right hand man, Charlie Munger is quoted, “The first $100,000 is a bitch”. Warren Buffett made his first $100,000 in the early 1950’s when he was still an individual investor, compounding his capital… Continue reading

Why Investors Are Betting On MNCs Over Homegrown Drugmakers

Investors have shown a healthy appetite for shares of multinational pharmaceutical companies, even as stocks of homegrown drugmakers continue to struggle. Stocks such as Sanofi India Ltd. are trading at fresh record highs, while Lupin Ltd. is… Continue reading

India’s Online Streaming Infatuation Is Taking Over Its Love For Cinema

In two years, digital entertainment in India will be bigger than the world’s largest film industry. That’s because more and more Indians are logging on to services like YouTube, Hotstar and Netflix on… Continue reading

India may get thrown out of MSCI Indices

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, announced today that it is closely monitoring developments related to the concerted announcement by three Indian stock exchanges, including the two… Continue reading

India’s Biggest Dairy Is Betting On Eating-Out Boom

More Indians are eating out as a growing economy boosts incomes. That’s what the No. 1 dairy in the world’s biggest milk-producing nation is betting on to extend its dominance. Amul expects its… Continue reading

Risky Business

Most things are going well for most investors. So let’s talk about risk. People are masters at discounting risks that threaten the continuation of their past success. Winning feels good, but winning and then… Continue reading

Road Orders in Slow Lane as They Fall to Tenth of India’s Target

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has miles to go to achieve its annual road-building goal. The National Highway Authority of India aims to agree contracts for 10,000 kilometers in the year to March,… Continue reading

Hindalco Best Placed To Weather The Winter Freeze

China’s winter production cuts to curb smog have sent commodity prices higher. That’s no solace for aluminium producers in India as fuel and raw material costs are rising faster than the prices of… Continue reading

Modi’s Cash Ban Helped This Money Manager Beat 99% of Peers

For India bull Robert Marshall-Lee, stock valuations near the highest level in almost a decade are no deterrence. The London-based money manager, who oversees 2.6 billion pounds ($3.4 billion) for Newton Investment Management,… Continue reading