Why Jim Rogers matters to Modi’s hope of building the very Taj Mahal of business

by Rashmee

Posted on September 15, 2015


As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads for a heart-to-heart with Mark Zuckerberg, what about those other signals to business? What about Jim Rogers, the American businessman who’s been betting (heavily) on Asia, but now no longer has any particular interest in what India does? A little while ago, he sold his holdings in Indian … Continue reading “Why Jim Rogers matters to Modi’s hope of building the very Taj Mahal of business”

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Why smart investment machines and models may be a really dumb bet

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2015


Going by Nobel economics laureate Robert Shiller’s calculations, “smart” investment machines/ methods are a really dumb bet. You can have a smart TV, a smart watch, even a smart fridge, but not a smart investment device. Or so goes the theory. So why are there reports that smart beta investment products are taking off? Are … Continue reading “Why smart investment machines and models may be a really dumb bet”

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In the markets as in life, the gamble & guess are the drivers – and the fun

by Rashmee

Posted on July 24, 2015


Okay, so I’m not an economist and not even a particularly driven investor. But I think I’m right in deducing the following from Nobel economics laureate Robert J. Shiller most recent essay: Markets aren’t perfect and nor should they be If they were perfectly rational and efficient, the smart money would no longer go there … Continue reading “In the markets as in life, the gamble & guess are the drivers – and the fun”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK