Books are the best Friends

Too many things said and being anticipated about the Indian Rupee, Indian Economy, Indian Politics that what does India Needs , the food imagessecurity bill , the Current account deficit and the rising prices of the gold. It’s like the puzzle in India is that of finding the middle road, between Gotham City on one hand (a murky world of corruption and criminality) and Jurassic Park on the other (with socialist dinosaurs destroying the economy). Pessimists about India might say that if the goons won’t get you, the dinosaurs will.

Taking a break focusing on the favorite business books that are also fun reads? They can’t be boring, must be Business or Investing related. They also should be informative and/or educational as well.

Here are 10 random business books that I think are especially readable:

• Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed:  “It covers a 50-year period from before World War I and leading up to World War II. Even if you’re not interested in finance, it’s a great read”  Continue reading “Books are the best Friends”

The Brown Vitter bill : Make banking boaring might be kind of fun

There are a lot of things you can read about the Brown-Vitter bill recently, though it’s a really nice day out and you Aprobably shouldn’t. It’s not … it’s not like a real thing is it? When the text of the bill, which would raise the equity capital requirements on big banks to ~15% on a non-risk-weighted basis and forbid U.S. regulators from implementing Basel rules, first leaked, I sort of assumed it was a temper tantrum not intended to become law, and the fact that its official title is the “Terminating Bailouts for Taxpayer Fairness (TBTF) (Get It?) (GET IT?) Act of 2013″ doesn’t exactly change my mind.

Continue reading “The Brown Vitter bill : Make banking boaring might be kind of fun”