“Predictions” – Should we learn to predict ?

As human beings we have the unending urge to know the future. Many practitioners of predictions thrive because of our urge to know “what next”. Stock markets are no different when you talk of predictions. Many of my friends believe the predictions given by the specialists and take an effort to convince me to buyContinue reading ““Predictions” – Should we learn to predict ?”

Summarising former RBI Governor, Dr Duvvuri Subbarao’s presentation

It was insightful to watch and listen to Dr Subbarao’s presentation on “Corona Financial Crisis – Is this time different ?” The webinar’s recording, conducted by CFA Society India, is available in their YouTube channel. The session was moderated by Dr. Samiran Chakraborty, Managing Director and Chief Economist, India- Citigroup I have attempted to summariseContinue reading “Summarising former RBI Governor, Dr Duvvuri Subbarao’s presentation”

Questions need not always be answered ?

Roads have become cleaner than in the past. Social distancing has given a push to better discipline. Air quality has improved a lot. Noise is less. Twenty four hours seem more than what I used to feel. Many were craving for these, in the past. But for a pandemic, we could have taken any otherContinue reading “Questions need not always be answered ?”

The Rear View…

The Coronavirus triggered lockdown for 21 days made me to look back at similar crises that I could remember. There are many suggestions that are WhatsApp forwarded, helping the clueless to spend these 21 days at home, while socially distancing oneself. An article by Yuval Noah Harari inspired me to take a look at theContinue reading “The Rear View…”