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Shankar Sharma

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The Joys of Compounding
The Passionate Pursuit of Lifelong Learning, Revised and Updated (Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing Series)
Gautam Baid - Jun 02, 2020
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Value investing is not just a system for success in the market. It is also an intellectual toolkit for achieving a deeper understanding of the world. In The Joys of Compounding, the value investor Gautam Baid builds a holistic approach to value investing and philosophy from his wide-ranging reading, combining practical approaches, self-cultivation,...
Shankar Sharma
Feb 01, 2021
@safiranand @Gautam__Baid It's a great book      source
The Market Mafia
Chronicle of India’s High-Tech Stock Market Scandal & The Cabal That Went Scot-Free.
Palak Shah - Nov 07, 2020
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In 2008, the then SEBI Chairman C B Bhave’s detachment from his Dharma as ‘the market watchdog’ opened the door for data theft at the National Stock Exchange (NSE), India’s largest asset pool. It also led to the installation of defective Co-location (COLO) trading infrastructure at NSE, by an unofficial decree, which gave a select few brokers prefe...
Shankar Sharma
Nov 18, 2020
Just finished reading The Market Mafia by Palak Shah @palakshahjourno . Enthralling exposè on the HFT- Algo Scam in India & the cover-up. Absolute Must Read. My second book this week on HFT- Bots trading, first being " Dark Pools". Both are terrific reads      source
Alchemy
The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life
Rory Sutherland - May 07, 2019
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HOW DOES MAGIC HAPPEN? The Ogilvy advertising legend—“one of the leading minds in the world of branding” (NPR) and "the don of modern advertising" ( Sunday Times )—explores the art and science of conjuring irresistible products and ideas . "Sutherland, the legendary Vice Chairman of Ogilvy, uses his decades of expe...
Shankar Sharma
Oct 04, 2020
Finished reading Alchemy. Excellent book on behavioral economics & finding creative solutions to daily Business issues. A single book itself can give you so many approaches, all for a few dollars. Without extensive reading, nobody can succeed on a free mkt basis (not "setting")      source
The Zurich Axioms
The rules of risk and reward used by generations of Swiss bankers
Max Gunther - Jan 01, 2005 (first published in 1985)
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NOTE: THIS EDITION OF THE BOOK IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE TO PEOPLE LIVING OUTSIDE THE UK AND BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES If you want to get rich, no matter how inexperienced you are in investment, this book can help you. Its message is that you must learn neither to avoid risk nor to court it foolhardily, but to manage it - and enjoy it too...
Shankar Sharma
Jul 09, 2020
@bharsan @firstglobalsec Great book      source
The Mind Of The Strategist
The Art of Japanese Business
Kenichi Ohmae - Aug 22, 1991 (first published in 1982)
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This book, full of actual examples, aims to bring to life all of the dynamic, subtlety, and variety of business strategy as it is practiced in the real world and in real companies. The author does not purport to be inventing strategy in this book or to be revealing the secrets of Japanese business and strategic planning. Rather, he is exploring wit...
Shankar Sharma
Jul 03, 2019
Reading the Iacocca autobio at age 21, was absolutely transformational. Taught me more than an MBA degree. The second book that did something similar at that age for me, was "The Mind of The Strategist" by Kenichi Ohmae. Such great business wisdom in these books. RIP Lee      source
Iacocca
An Autobiography
Lee Iacocca - Jun 01, 1986 (first published in 1984)
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He's an American legend, a straight-shooting businessman who brought Chrysler back from the brink and in the process became a media celebrity, newsmaker, and a man many had urged to run for president.The son of Italian immigrants, Lee Iacocca rose spectacularly through the ranks of Ford Motor Company to become its president, only to be toppled eigh...
Shankar Sharma
Jul 03, 2019
Reading the Iacocca autobio at age 21, was absolutely transformational. Taught me more than an MBA degree. The second book that did something similar at that age for me, was "The Mind of The Strategist" by Kenichi Ohmae. Such great business wisdom in these books. RIP Lee      source
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