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The difference between value and growth investing.

The difference between Value and Growth investing. What is the difference between value and growth investing? How do the two investing models and frameworks differ from each other? Are there points where the two investing styles overlap or merg? Value investing focuses on finding undervalued

Console Wars by Black J Harris. A book review

Console Wars: The battle between Sega and Nintendo for American console market. I grew up playing games like Westwood’s Command and Conquer and Blizzard’s Warcraft: Reign of Chaos. These games went through their highs and lows eventually paving the way for other game studios to

Pakistan country profile. Technology sector.

Pakistan country profile The revised and updated Pakistan country profile and info-graphic is here. Originally published in October post the tech sector 021-Disrupt event, the series attempted to track common statistics that founders and investors need to have on their fingertips when it comes to

The size of the Pakistani middle class in 2017

The Pakistan middle class estimation challenge.

Pakistan middle class estimation challenge circa 2017. If you are in a rush and need a number for Pakistan middle class estimation, just use the following figures and graph.  Please feel free to use, cite or quote. Middle class definition is households consuming more than

Putting the ecosystem on the map. Hashtag 021Disrupt

Putting the ecosystem on the map. #021Disrupt How one conference this year changed the tone of the conversation around the tech ecosystem in Pakistan. Tariq Ellahi and Tausif Ahmed flew in on separate flights to Karachi on November, 3rd, 2017.  Their motivation for visiting the

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The case for Optimal portfolio alpha.

The case for optimal portfolio alpha. We revisit the optimal portfolio alpha allocation challenge. What is the right approach for allocating portfolio alpha? Maximizing alpha, minimizing alpha or somewhere in between? Is there a viable alternate approach that can make money with  portfolio alpha estimation

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