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Bitcoin: An interesting perspective

Feb 3, 2014

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Bitcoin: An interesting perspective
Bitcoin, from parity with dollar three years back, is now valued at just over US$ 800. What do you think has driven its value so much over such a short period of time? It is certainly a collective belief in a borderless world. But what does this collective decision to trust a fiction mean? The author has shared an interesting perspective on bitcoin and other stateless currencies. Read on for the details.. (

This value investor is bullish on India
Here is a gentleman of Indian origin who is often referred to as the Warren Buffett of Canada. While Indian investors are turning away from equities, what makes him bullish about India? We recommend you read this interesting article to know more about this value investor and what are his views on India... (Economictimes)

Hyperinflation in the US: Not yet!
Many commentators have predicted hyperinflation in the US ever since the US fed started its QE program. They have been proven wrong so far. This insightful article explains why and also lays down the conditions for hyperinflation to occur in the US. How soon is it possible? Read on to find out... (safehaven)

A surprising source of income inequality
It's no longer a surprise that income inequality is a scourge that developed nations like US are now trying hard to get rid of. An idea like higher taxes on the rich was essentially mooted to address this very issue. However, as this interesting article points out, this step is akin to focusing on the results instead of the main causes of income inequality. You will have to read on to find out what actually is causing income inequality. (

Emerging markets: Does skepticism make sense?
Once at centre of global attention, the emerging markets are perceived to be risky these days. What has suddenly turned investors against them? Is this skepticism regarding the developing world justified? Or could this fear driven sell off be a lifetime buying opportunity? Read on for the answers... (

Richa Agarwal

Richa Agarwal (Research Analyst), Managing Editor, Hidden Treasure has over 7 years of experience as an equity research analyst. She routinely scours the small cap universe for fundamentally strong companies trading at attractive prices. Having degrees in both finance as well as engineering has served her well in analysing business models across the small cap space.

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