Not sure how many people saw the news item of AIG wanting to sue the New York Fed for ‘bailing’ it out of the fiscal mess. Well it is not AIG, but its ex CEO Mr. Hank Greenberg who controls Starr International who is keen on the suit filing. If you are an American tax […]

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an old article being reposted. Look at both these stories from a personal finance point of view…I believe Naushad wanted his family to go through a lot of trouble, but not confirmed…read on…. There are two news items in today’s Times of India – both related to personal finance. One is about Naushad (who knew […]

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  Today’s Economic Times carries an article about SEBI wanting to create a committee to view/ review the qualifications by the auditor. Sounds good? Let us see what a sister organization MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) is doing. They get the significant Indian companies to file their Annual Returns in XBRL format. In the XBRL […]

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Awesome news item saying that IRDA is cleaning up. Great. The way the financial services sector is structured, it should not be difficult to do it. There is only one downside. 38 mutual funds and 16 life insurance companies will close down. So the media being supported by them will shut down. No more sponsors, […]

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When my friend Sameer Saurabh told me that corrupt officials houses were being confiscated and converted into schools by Nitish Kumar of Bihar….here is a news item in Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Corrupt-IAS-officers-house-is-a-school-now/articleshow/9918735.cms Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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Well this is not about Animal farm. It is about the state of the life insurance industry in India. Let us see the imaginary conversation between the LIC and Ministry of Finance. LIC: Good morning sir. Here is a cheque for the IPO Government Nonsense Ltd.’s public issue for Rs. 8000 crores. I hope the […]

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Oh no this is not in the Indian context, but when you use Google to tag some stories…you do hit on some interesting stories. A few days back Balakrishnan had written a page on the Moneylife site why you should buy from a bank relationship manager. I said chuckle, chuckle. Had neither the intent, willingness […]

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