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Global Economic Outlook 2015 – The Thin Red Line

I want to start with a beautiful quote by 40th U.S. President “Ronald Reagan” (1981-1989) – “Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” This is a very simple approach towards an economy. At the current juncture the Global Economy is gradually moving and IMF (International Monetary Fund) came up with projections in its January 2015 Report. It created a cheer because

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Indian Currency – A Boon or Bane

Currency – It is the form of money that is used as a medium of exchange, specially circulating paper money. Circulation here means transmission from person to person as a medium of exchange. Now-a-days Currency Trading is a hotspot; the Currency Trading Market is a multi trillion dollar market where world currencies are exchanged back and forth on a daily basis. Now let’s discuss about our own currency – The Rupee Evolution of Rupee is quite fascinating and interesting. The name Rupee

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How to Understand An Economy of a Country?

“Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of  tomorrow.”                       – Calvin Coolidge

A beautiful quote on Economy by 30th President of America – Mr. Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933). But an important question is how to understand an Economy, so we will try to understand in simple terms. At first instance when we study an economy of any country we usually see the GDP figure of that particular country, yes this is quite a correct

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US – Equities V/s Bonds

Here in this write up we will cover up the Bond Yield Scenario of US. Since the explosion of 2008 Housing Bubble the 30 Year & 10 Year Bond Yield went down to their lows. In simple terms if we try to understand, after Lehman & Bear Sterns debacle people want to play safe and they were searching for safer bets like Risk Free Assets  so quite a big chunk of Money being parked in US treasuries. Thenthe US economy started showing some signs of Deflationary spiral because

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Emerging Economies – Second Half of 2012

First we will review the things which I stated in my previous article dated 6th December 2011 – I said First half might remain turbulent which happened quiet in that way pushing the Stocks & Economy to the lower levels. Gold went down and it might go down further possibly upto $1300/ounce. I caught wrong in “Crude” which dipped but still I feel it might catch fire somewhere at the end of this year. Now Let’s See how the Second Half will be for INDIA All the leading Macro

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After a long battle of three years the Stimulus power is fizzling out and all the world economies are shrinking. But can our country come out as a winner, answer is YES. The Paradigm Shift will take place and soon we will see the shift of Economic Power from West to East. The status of Developed Countries like US, UK & Rest of Europe is very grim. Here the Emerging Economies will take the lead specially India, China, Brazil, Russia, South & North Korea, Thailand, Malaysia barring

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PIGS Nations – European Region

The European region is getting riskier day by day because of the ballooning debts of PIGS including Ireland. It is creating a threat to EURO currency and recently EURO is declining against some major currencies like: EURO/CHF – Euro dropped to record low against Swiss Franc to 1.16 last week almost a drop of 100-150 Pips. EURO/USD – Euro is facing pressure of even against Dollar and got slide to 1.40. EURO/INR – Indian currency is getting stronger against EURO and trading at

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Global Economy Observer – 2011

All around the world Inflation is the biggest concern as we are witnessing the Anarchy in the North African Region, it started from Tunisia, spread to Egypt and now Libya. The other countries which are facing the civil unrest – Yemen, Algeria, Morocco, Syria, Jordan &Saudi Arabia. The main reason of this Anarchy is Inflation, Unemployment and poor standard of living conditions which finally made the people to come on the streets against their autocratic rulers. What is the impact of

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Crude Supply

[caption id="attachment_173" align="alignnone" width="300"] Red Sea[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_174" align="alignnone" width="300"] North Africa[/caption]

Map 1: Map of Red Sea Red Sea is located between Africa & Asia Continents. The exact location is between North Africa & West Asia (Middle East Countries). All the Middle East countries are major producers of Oil and they supply the crude through Suez Canal which is situated exactly in

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