The collapse

Nature is the largest investor in all of us, making it one of our key shareholders alongside us and our parents. And nature has equally invested itself in all what it has created, not just us humans. The collective value of what nature has created is immeasurable, and it’s economic value is also immense. Take…

A line of enquiry: Where do you think you belong ?

Based on our current understanding of the big picture, the consensus view is that the story of modern humans journey started in Africa some 200,000 years ago. And modern humans most likely evolved from their common ancestor, Homo erectus, which literally means ‘upright man’ in Latin. Obviously Homo erectus is an extinct species of human that probably lived…

Inspired by Nature: Creating a sustainable economic system

As the society and the economy gets more complex, the design fault lines are becoming increasing visible. Today, the global economy faces a number of serious challenges and issues. For example, while globalisation had a good run over the past 4 decades  benefitting a large percentage of the global population, but at the same time,…

The idea of money

Productivity, success, wellbeing, influence, power and authority, and almost all aspects of human living is now tied to money. That is our modern society today. But the value of money gets derived from people. The idea that somehow money is store of value and people aren’t is based on flawed understanding of value. What is…

The Indian COVID Crisis – Fighting a good fight by uniting a divided society

A country like India badly needs an integrated medicine infrastructure to help fix it healthcare. For example, there is just one doctor for every 1,457 people based on the most updated population figure of 1.35 billion people, and obviously this ratio is much lower than WHO’s acceptable norm of 1:1000. And according to ministry of health…

The evolutionary journey of investing as we have come to know it

In 1949, when Alfred W. Jones came up with an idea that became the first hedge fund as we know it today, he was simply executing an innovative strategy at the time of buying stocks and hedging the positions with short sales. It was considered a revolutionary idea in early 50s, and the markets didn’t…

Destiny, fate and people: It is ideas that shape a human society

There are many variables and variations of permutations, combinations, probability and chances that influences a human living and the journey at large. And even the most brilliant human minds aren’t capable of developing a comprehensive understanding of the absolute truth. I do wonder if there is such a thing called absolute truth ? We know…

People are the collateral damage of bad investment decisions made in the market: Investing one on one in the 2020

Since the March of 2020 we have been in the grips of covid-19 induced pandemic. The governments have had to bailout out the economy, because of the economic shock coming from the lockdown measures put in place to protect the healthcare systems and the society at large. And even with all the right intentions, most…

The Utility of money: Investing yourself in people Vs Investing in money

So what is investing and what’s an investment? I would think that, most academic will probably agree that, an investment – or investing – is a process that has an element of gamble in it. The hope is that you make a lot more than you put in, but then there's is always a possibility…