Value Investing

I’ve been meaning to ask what is up with the property assessment appeal filed by Rivers Casino.  No need since there is an update: Rivers Casino trying to reduce tax burden

Remember, this is the case where a business invested reportedly $800 million in a business operation all at a single location.  Probably $400-500 . . . → Read More: Value Investing

Alternative Stock Market Indexes

I saw this interesting article about the mind-share of Nifty as opposed to the BSE Sensex. It is by Samie Modak and Muthukumar K. in the Financial Express.

The NSE data for June 2010 shows that Nifty futures have peaked at Rs.0.36 trillion of notional turnover in a day (27 Jan 2010) and Nifty . . . → Read More: Alternative Stock Market Indexes

Can the Industrial Revolution be Attributed to Economic Freedom?

Before reading Eric Jones book, ‘Locating the Industrial Revolution’, I had thought that the reasons why the industrial revolution began when and where it did would have a lot to do with relative levels of economic freedom in England in the 18th and 19th centuries. The book seems to me to reinforce that . . . → Read More: Can the Industrial Revolution be Attributed to Economic Freedom?