Why golds not running up as fast as it can - 8 months ago
The price of the yellow metal has risen 7% since August 1 and is currently quoting at $1,735 per ounce (one ounce equals 31.1gram). In fact, just since August 31, the price of gold has risen by around $60, or 3.7%.
Why Manmohan Singh was better off being silent - 8 months ago
There are multiple reasons why his defence of the free allocation of coal blocks to the private sector and public sector companies is rather weak.
Obituary: Put personal life before professional success, Covey said - 10 months ago
Covey, one of the biggest self-help gurus the world has known, died on July 16, from complications arising out of a bicycle accident three months ago.
Of deficits, falling rupee, good economics and mindless austerity - 1 year ago
The UPA government is now talking about austerity measures. Thats a joke and needs to be treated as one. Lets look at the ground situation to understand why:
How the bastardisation of Keynes is still haunting us - 1 year ago
Keynes thought that when it comes to saving, what makes sense for an individual may not work for the economy.
Sell in May (oops! April) and go away - 1 year ago
An old stock market saying goes Sell in May, go away. It is time to change that to April!
As countries crank up their money-printing presses, gold will be the last man standing - 2 years ago
There are three kinds of people in the world: Those who take a problem head on and tackle it, those who make peace with it and those who run away from it. I belong to the third kind.
Falling population will hurt economic recovery - 2 years ago
Sustained GDP growth happens in two ways. Either the productivity has to rise or the population has to go up.
Ask not whether govts will default, but how - 2 years ago
What matters is whether countries have the ability to service the huge debts that they have accumulated.
Will countries default or simply print money? - 2 years ago
Yes and no. Nations with debt in a foreign currency are more likely to default than those with debt in their own unit.