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George Albert

George Albert is a Chicago-based trend watcher and edits

Jun 11, 2012

Alok Kejriwal to exit Games2win in three years, launching fund for startups

Serial tech entrepreneur Alok Kejriwal all set to turn Rodinhood with fund for startups Founder of Games2win says he will exit venture in 3 years, spend his time as entrepreneur capitalist. #Contests2win #entrepreneur #Entrepreneurship #Frontfrunn #Venture capital

Jun 9, 2012

Interest rates have to fall to 5.5-6% to spur growth

Edelweiss boss Rashesh Shah sees a 25bps cut on 18 June, but says at least four-five more cuts are needed to bring growth back

#Inflation #Interest rates #MoneyTalk #RBI

Jun 6, 2012

Indian home prices post third-highest jump globally, but where’s the demand?

Home prices in the country increased 12 percent, beaten only by Brazil's 23.5 percent and Estonia's 13.9 percent gains. #Business/Finance #DLF Limited #HowThisWorks #Mumbai #real estate sector

Jun 4, 2012

Future-Warburg deal: Tough times changing mindset of Indian entrepreneurs

The deal is an example of how Indian entrepreneurs are increasingly willing to let go of their holdings in key companies to either deleverage their balance sheets or generate cash for new ventures.

#Ajay Piramal #Ashok Wadhwa #BSE Sensex #Future Capital Holding Limited #Pantaloon Retail

Jun 4, 2012

Indian govt bonds: Time for a rally to begin

The first sign of the market turning around its view on Indian bond yields is the sharp fall in yields post the release of the fourth quarter 2011-12 GDP numbers. #Bond market #Bonds #Fixed income market #HowThisWorks #Yield

Jun 4, 2012

Is RBI using wrong tools to fix economy’s problems?

Both the government and the RBI are using microeconomic distortions to address larger macroeconomic problems. This will not yield results #CAD #fiscal deficit #Foreign exchange market #MacroPollicy #PolicyWatch #RBI

Jun 2, 2012

Wakey, wakey: India slips to No 4 in growth sweepstakes

The consolation, that India is still No 2 after China is no longer available. We have slipped to No 4 in GDP growth. #Economic growth #Growth League #Kaushik Basu #Q4 GDP

Jun 1, 2012

Will India’s millionaire homes affect property prices for aam aadmi?

According to the Global Wealth Report 2012 of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), nearly 28,000 Indian households crossed the threshold to become millionaires in 2011. #Boston Consulting Group #luxury homes #Mumbai #RealEstate

May 31, 2012

‘Absorption’: the most dreaded word in Mumbai realty

Office rentals have now fallen to almost one-third of what it was three years ago but capital value of properties continue to remain high. Why? Because of black money. #DTZ India #Mumbai #Nariman Point #real estate market #real estate sector #TheExplainer

May 26, 2012

Has rupee bottomed out? The charts tell a mixed story

The continued deficit financing of the Indian government by the Reserve Bank has steadily eroded the value of the rupee. #Chart View #RBI #rupee-dollar