Business Today Archive Nov 11, 2012 Issue

Edition: Nov 11, 2012

Money
Invest in commodities, as their demand usually rises as the big festivals arrive.
Editors note
What a fortnight it has been. We have plumbed new depths in animus and acrimony. Not a day goes by without a shrieking melee, either at a press conference or on the streets, writes Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag.
Deal Watch
US-based Chemtura Corporation, a maker of specialty chemicals and agrochemicals, acquired the bromine assets of Solaris ChemTech Industries Ltd.
Book
The enduring mystique of the late Steve Jobs prompts yet another book on him.
People
People who made news last fortnight, featuring Vikram Pandit, Charles Bernard, Kumud Srinivasan and more.
Leadership Spotlight
Bharti AXA General Insurance CEO Amarnath Ananthanarayanan admires JRD Tata the most.
Features
With tax collections likely to fall short of targets, disinvestment receipts will be key to keeping the govt's fiscal deficit under control. Also, achieving the target of raising Rs 30,000 crore in 2012/13 through stake sales will establish the govt's willingness to push through reforms.
Columns
India's 'job-based hopelessness' has nearly tripled since 2007. Unless this is turned around, India could be the next big country to experience serious instability and chaos.
Letters
Business Today readers write in with their feedback on the magazine's coverage of the world of business.
Careers
Data science and analytics are as old as the 1940s. From just numbers, data analysts now deal with social media, pictures and videos. They are the next big thing on the global jobs radar and Indian companies are grooming many of them.
Focus
The government decision to raise the cap on foreign ownership in multi-brand retail and aviation businesses comes in the backdrop of an alarming drop in foreign direct investment (FDI) early this financial year.
Chiaroscuro
Events of the fortnight that you may have missed: Featuring Maruti Suzuki's launch of Maruti Alto 800, fresh troubles facing Kingfisher Airlines, Suzlon's Tulsi Tanti deals with FCCB trouble and more.
Executive Health
Bipolar disorder can be of many kinds, but in its most severe form - also known as manic depression - it causes wild mood swings from extreme elation to complete despair, which can last for days to months.

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