Saturday Linkfest – Feb 2nd

Anything Anil Ambani touches, it just turns to shit. Well looks like his woes are just compounding.
RCom files for insolvency after govt refuses nod for asset sale to Jio. – Livemint

Oh, how the mighty fall

Indian Bank Must Answer for CEO Scandal. Brilliant piece by the inimitable Andy Mukherjee, BQ

The Price of Zero Accountability: Gitanjali, Nirav Modi, IL&FS, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, Zee, DHFL, Essar Steel and Counting. – Sucheta Dalal, Moneylife

Sound business: how boAt is making music in a noisy market. Shabori Das, ET Prime. This one is behind a paywall.

Highway to Debt by Sanjay Bakshi. The tweet with a link to this sparked a lively conversation on Twitter and is the debt burden of NHAI a problem? Here’s a counterpoint by Deepak Shenoy: Living Easy, Living Free: The Beast They Call NHAI and Its Debt Burden.

Sebi proposes easier rules for REITs, InvITs to increase access to investors. – Moneycontrol

From around the world

Can China Turn the Middle of Nowhere Into the Center of the World Economy? – NYT

Meth, murder, and pirates: the coder who became a crime boss. An excerpt from Evan Ratliff’s upcoming book.

Conflicts in the credit-derivatives market threaten to undermine it. – The Economist

The Past Decade’s Best Alternative Investments. РMorningstar

Markets yawn as Italy enters technical recession. – Axios

Retirement

What Are You Doing To Enhance Your Optionality? – Moneymaven

Still Learning. – HumbleDollar

Fundswire

Jack Bogle Led This Investing Fee War. ETF.com

J.P. Morgan may launch first zero-fee ETF as 2019 marks critical passive- and ETF-investing thresholds. – RIABIZ

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A passive investor at present who was actively scammed once. Seduced by the humble beta, preaching to the choir now.

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