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Big Ben's parting gift to emerging mkts: you are on your own

Jan 30, 2014

Big Ben's parting gift to emerging mkts: you are on your own

The Fed carried on with its tapering campaign at the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday, slicing another $10 billion off of monthly purchases, and making no mention of the impact of a nascent crisis in emerging markets. #Emerging markets #Ben Bernanke #US Fed #quantative easing #Stock Markets
What US Fed tapering means for India

Dec 23, 2013

What US Fed tapering means for India

. The warning bells have been rung, albeit a bit prematurely, but then it is the prerogative of the Fed as it has to cater to its own requirements for the US with the global consequences being only of secondary importance. #India #Stock market #RBI #Interest rates #US Fed tapering
Gold on edge of tipping over a 3-1/2 year trough on taper sell-off

Dec 20, 2013

Gold on edge of tipping over a 3-1/2 year trough on taper sell-off

Gold languished at a six-month low on Friday and was on the edge of tipping over to a 3-1/2 year trough after the Federal Reserve's move to cut back its bond-buying stimulus prompted a huge sell-off. #Gold #US Fed #MetalWatch #taper
Rupee, markets take US Fed tapering in stride

Dec 19, 2013

Rupee, markets take US Fed tapering in stride

Surging currency reserves and the fall in the current account deficit have reassured investors about India's vulnerability to a Fed "taper", analysts said, after fears about it sent the rupee to a record low in late August. #RBI #US Fed #Chidambaram #MarketWatch
RBI, Fed effect: NSE's volatility index near seven-month low

Dec 19, 2013

RBI, Fed effect: NSE's volatility index near seven-month low

The low level in the VIX denotes a more stable outlook for markets in the remainder of the month. #Stock market #RBI #NSE #US Fed #Volatility #taper

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Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Oct 12, 2011

Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Global signals are tilting towards more positive than negatives in the short-term. This should keep the bulls reasonably happy for a while #Angela Merkel #stocks #US Fed #Bonds #MarketWatch #BoE #Sovereign wealth fund #Slovakia #Market Watch #NotJobsButPassion
Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 26, 2011

Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

The US Fed has tried every trick in the book and outside it to dig the US economy out of the ditch. Nothing is working. It's latest Twist is unlikely to fare any better. #ToTheContrary #US Fed #treasury bonds #FOMC

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Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 11, 2014

Strategy To YieldBoost FedEx To 3.9% Using Options

Shareholders of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 0.5% annualized dividend yield can sell the January 2016 covered call at the $175 strike and collect the premium based on the $6.80 bid, which annualizes to an ad... #FedEx #NYSE
Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 09, 2014

Dollar Soars, Pound Pressured Ahead Of Scottish Vote On Independence

The U.S. dollar continues to soar above a basket of currencies on Tuesday as investors mull the possibility of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike, and the prospect of Scotland separating from the U.K. next week. Sterling and the euro remain firmly ... #FedEx #NYSE
Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 04, 2014

U.S. Mail Cuts Rates for E-Commerce

The U.S. Postal Service is aggressively slashing prices for its biggest e-commerce companies in time for the holidays, aiming to steal business from both FedEx and UPS... #FedEx #NYSE