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Downsize! It's time to put govt on a weight-loss programme

Mar 11, 2013

Downsize! It's time to put govt on a weight-loss programme

The biggest pending reform is to downsize government. Even nominally Communist China has gotten the message - and scrapped the Railways Ministry. The idea needs to be implanted in the minds of the Big Government behemoths in New Delhi. #Crony capitalism #China #Railways Ministry #Big Government
Red tape makes India a hell of a place for SMEs to do business

Oct 23, 2012

Red tape makes India a hell of a place for SMEs to do business

The latest report on the ease of doing business establishes the subjective perception that Indian entrepreneurship is bound up in red tape that inhibits it from realising its potential. #Entrepreneurship #SMEs #RedTape #BigGovernment
Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Aug 02, 2011

Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

In the political brinkmanship that characterises the debt ceiling debate, the will of the American people have been roundly ignored. #Barack Obama #PoliticalPlay #Deficit #Debt Ceiling Crisis #Republican Party #Big Government

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Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Sep 12, 2014

DealBook: Puerto Rico Finds It Has New Friends in Hedge Funds

Hedge fund firms and investors have bought about 10 percent of all Puerto Rico government bonds, and have offered to help the government in expectation of a big return on their investment... #Puerto Rico #Appaloosa Management
Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Sep 12, 2014

DealBook: Puerto Rico Finds It Has New Friends in Hedge Funds

Hedge fund firms and investors have bought about 10 percent all Puerto Rico government bonds, and have offered to help the government in expectation of a big return on their investment... #Puerto Rico #Appaloosa Management
Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Sep 13, 2014

France bristles as Netflix advances in Europe

Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants oversight and... #Europe #Netflix