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India: If it was the US, there would be no Economic Doldrums

After many years of warnings and dire predictions, the bad news for the Indian economy is finally coming true. I have to admit that as one of the soothsayers who … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

United States: Housing Recovery is a Farce

According to news reports, the US housing sector has finally begun to recover from its historic crash as home prices are rising and the associated industries are all seeing an … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

Egypt: IMF Provides Funds and Costs Rise

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will loan Egypt $4.8 billion so that Cairo can increase social spending and infrastructure investment while reducing its budget deficit from 11 percent to 8.5 … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pakistan: Proof that Financial Markets are Run by Self Serving Geniuses

According to a report published in the Pakistani newspaper, Dawn, on October 1, 2012, the Pakistani stock market closed on a four-year high as investors expressed optimism about declining inflation … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Europe: Austerity Cuts Cause Protests but No Growth

Greece and Spain have been engulfed in anti-austerity protests over the past two days as citizens express their concerns over the cuts being imposed on those nations by their lenders. … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment