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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps that Explain Everything About the World

The war in Ukraine, decades-long tension between India and Pakistan, and the melting ice cap in Arctic, these are all issues discussed by Tim Marshall in his 2015 book, Prisoners of Geography. I picked up this book on the recommendation … Continue reading

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The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution is Transforming Currencies and Finance

The rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies and fintech companies in both developed and developing world have changed the way money is perceived and being transacted. Eswar S. Prasad, Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy at Cornell University and a … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: Trillions

TRILLIONS: HOW A BAND OF WALL STREET RENEGADES INVENTED THE INDEX FUND AND CHANGED FINANCE FOREVER by Robin Wigglesworth Only 10 to 20 percent of active funds beat their benchmarks over any rolling ten-year period. In other words, investing is … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order

Ray Dalio is perhaps the most successful global macro investor in the 21st century, with his fund Bridgewater being among the most watch investment house in the world. In this book, he synthesized factors that brought nations into becoming a … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

by Marcus Aurelius, translation by Gregory Hays Ancient philosophy certainly had its academic side. Athens and other large cities had publicly financed chairs of philosophy, and professional philosophers taught, argued and wrote, as they do today. But philosophy also had a … Continue reading

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