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Book Launch Event – “Gurus of Chaos: Modern India’s Money Masters”

  Contributed by: Ishwar Chidambaram, CFA IAIP organized a book launch event in Mumbai on Friday, November 22; wherein the author & speaker Saurabh Mukherjea, CFA, shared his experience as well as key themes in his book “Gurus of Chaos: Modern … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gurus of Chaos…

Title: Gurus of Chaos – Modern India’s Money Masters Author: Saurabh Mukherjea Publisher: Bloomsbury India ISBN:  978-93-84052-55-3 Pages: 171 Price: Rs.  350 Reviewed By: Sonia Gandhi, CFA  An enormous amount of unwarranted noise and chatter coupled with several other unique challenges, makes India a tough market … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dollar Trap – How the US Dollar Tightened Its Grip On Global Finance

Title: The Dollar Trap: How the US Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance Author: Eswar S. Prasad Publisher: Penguin ISBN: -13 9780670087624; ISBN-10 0670087629 Pages: 432 Kindle Price: Rs. 349.50, Hardcover Price: Rs. 503 Reviewed By: Jainendra Shandilya, CFA, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hour Between Dog and Wolf…

Title: The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk-Taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust Authors: John Coates. Publisher: Fourth Estate, Great Britain(May 2012) ISIN: 9780007413515 Pages: 288 Price: Hard cover Rs.2176, Kindle edition Rs.730 Reviewed by: Jainendra Shandilya, CFA If this book has to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Boards that Lead…

Title: Boards That Lead Authors: Ram Charan, Dennis Carey, Michael Useem Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press (November 19th 2013) ISIN: 1422144054 Pages: 306 Price: Hard cover $35, Kindle edition $16.99 Reviewed by: Chetan Shah, CFA With increasing pressure from investors especially … Continue reading

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Book Review: Best Practices for Equity Research Analyst

Title: Best Practices for Equity Research Analyst Author: James J. Valentine, CFA Publisher: McGraw Hill (December 2010) Website: http://analystsolutions.com/book/ Pages: 407 Price: Rs479/- ISBN – 10: 1-25-900395-7 ISBN – 13: 978-1-25-900395-0 Reviewer: Namrata Shah Best Practices for Equity Research Analyst … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Economist’s Miscellany

Title: An Economist’s Miscellany Authors: Kaushik Basu Publisher: Oxford University Press (April 2011) ISBN-10: 0198072503 ISBN-13: 978-0198072508 Pages: 240 Price: Rs. 395.00 Reviewer: Jainendra Shandilya, CFA Kaushik Basu does not need any introduction, however, for someone new to the field of finance … Continue reading

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