Thursday, August 20, 2009

The Origins of the Last Name Bachchan

From Amitabh Bachchan, in his own words, on his blog:
Bachchan was my Father’s nom de plume. A pseudonym, a pen name, a fictitious name used when working for a particular social cause. It emanated from his Mother, my Grand Mother, who lovingly called him ‘bachcha’, or child.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Why Do Stocks Go Up and Down

There is always some reason for the stocks to rise and fall. I am always mystified by the surety with which the columnists come up with why the stock fell or rose on a particular day. The following is a collection of reasons with links to the actual articles
ps: this is my 300th post :)