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Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot

Dec 17, 2014

Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot

The politics of the west's sanctions against Russia and the Saudi bid to fix Iran and Russia by keeping oil prices low is driving the world to its next crisis. The west may find that in trying to fix Putin, it may be shooting itself in the foot #Japan #oil #Europe #InMyOpinion #Geopolitics #Iraq #Great Depression #West #George Bush #US Sanctions #ISIS #Peshawar attack #Rouble Crisis #West Asian Oil #Saudi-Iran Rivalry
First fix inflation then expect India's IIP to improve

Jan 10, 2014

First fix inflation then expect India's IIP to improve

In a scenario where consumers decided to save more the money would land up in banks. Banks would suddenly have more money, leading to lower interest rates. Lower interest rates would mean that businesses would borrow and invest more. #Inflation #ConnectTheDots #IIP #Maruti Suzuki #John Maynard Keynes #Great Depression #industrial index production #Jean-Baptiste Gay #John Kenneth Galbraith
JPMorgan agrees to pay $13 billion to US over bad mortgages

Oct 20, 2013

JPMorgan agrees to pay $13 billion to US over bad mortgages

JPMorgan Chase & Company has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. #United States #Financial crisis #CompanyWatch #Great Depression #JPMorgan Chase & Company
Twilight of central banking: Why gold remains the best hope

May 28, 2013

Twilight of central banking: Why gold remains the best hope

The conditions prevailing today are similar to 1975-76, when gold prices crashed before rising spectacularly by eight times #Inflation #Gold #Central bank #Deflation #Great Depression #The Gold Bug
Currency wounds fresh, but protectionism talk all muted

Sep 10, 2011

Currency wounds fresh, but protectionism talk all muted

According to the World Trade Organisation, only 1-2 percent of world commerce has been affected since the onset of the crisis by trade curbs of one sort or another. #United States #ToWhatEffect #Globalization #trade #Great Depression #Protectionism