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Jaitley for finance, Yashwant for MEA: Is this the next Modi cabinet?

May 14, 2014

Jaitley for finance, Yashwant for MEA: Is this the next Modi cabinet?

If Modi wins on 16 May, it is unlikely that his government will be totally unrecognisable from NDA-1. But it will have his stamp too. #Murli Manohar Joshi #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Arun Shourie #NDA #Telugu Desam Party #Modi government #Elections 2014 #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Crystal-Ball Gazing
CPI refuses to budge: Why whiff of stagflation is not going away yet

Jun 12, 2013

CPI refuses to budge: Why whiff of stagflation is not going away yet

Consumer inflation is not falling as fast as wholesale prices even as a weaker rupee pushes up imported inflation. It's not good news #IIP #Crystal Ball #GDP growth #CPI
Bad news for UPA: Economic uptick unlikely before 2014

Jun 05, 2013

Bad news for UPA: Economic uptick unlikely before 2014

The signals from various parts of the economy are still not positive for growth to revive any time soon. It won't come soon enough for the UPA to benefit from it #Business #GDP #Rupee #Corporate India #ConnectTheDots #Economic growth #fiscal deficit #Crystal Ball #Raghuram Rajan #PMI #Food Security Bill #BNP Paribas #Poor monsoons
GDP estimates: Why it's now looking worse than astrology

May 16, 2013

GDP estimates: Why it's now looking worse than astrology

The National Stats Commission chief thinks growth was much higher last year. The FM will be hoping he is wrong, because higher growth in 2012-13 may mean less this year #GDP #P. Chidambaram #C Rangarajan #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #Crystal Ball #CEO #Pronab Sen #GDP Projections
With mai-baap sarkar, 8-9% GDP growth is a pipedream

Apr 25, 2013

With mai-baap sarkar, 8-9% GDP growth is a pipedream

GDP growth of 8-9 percent is not India's birthright. If we want to grow faster, we have to give up the idea of expanding government into every area of life #Crystal Ball #GDP growth #PMEAC

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It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Feb 23, 2012

It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

The PM's Economic Advisory Council has projected 7.5-8 percent GDP growth next year despite calling for higher taxes and lower subsidies. How does this square up? #Inflation #fiscal deficit #Growth #PMEAC #CrystalBall #Taxation #Budget 2012 #BudgetAnalysis
When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Dec 20, 2011

When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Is the pessimism in the stock markets being overdone? The index may well fall further by 25 percent, but it is also time to start buying good stocks. #Sensex #BSE Sensex #Crystal Ball #Market trend #bear market #NotJobsButPassion

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When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Jun 23, 2014

Panhandle resort hotel serves dual purpose as radar intake site for military range testing

To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with a large beach ball statue on top...
When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Jun 28, 2014

The World Cup allows Nigerians a moment of joy

Nigeria has little enough to celebrate at the moment. Which is why we're savouring every second of our World Cup success In the days prior to the kick-off of the 2014 World Cup, international sports pundits peered deeply into their crystal balls, cob... #Boko Haram #Nigeria #Africa
When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Jun 23, 2014

Resort hotel also serves as military test site

(AP) -- To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with a large beach ball statue on top. But to military officials, it is known ... #Louisiana #Fort Worth, Texas #Holiday Inn