It is that time of the year again! When the almost annual "ritual" of raising the Debt Ceiling crops up in the United States, with each passing year adding yet another layer of "uncertainty". Indeed, ever since the Republicans became the party of "obstruction" for the sake of obstruction and gave up all "pretences" of … Continue reading Wall Street Is Beginning To “Fret” Over The Debt Ceiling! It Should Be, As This “Drama” Can “Tear” The Global Economy Apart!
Anyone following the events in India's business and finance world wouldn't have missed the BIG story surrounding the Adani "way" of doing things. For those needing some background and context, the activist short seller firm, Hindenburg Research, has raised "serious" questions about the alleged "dubious" business practices of the Adani group, ports to power conglomerate … Continue reading The Hindenburg Adani Saga raises more questions than answers as it throws”Light” On “Dark” Places Of The Way Things Work In India!
Is the global elite "tiring" us into perpetual servitude and submission? Sample this, and our modern always-on lives leave us all "overwhelmed" and feeling "blue". Technology has turned us into "junkies" and "enslaved" us to the point where we can't imagine a day (read not even an hour) without checking our Smartphones. The pandemic worsened … Continue reading Is The Global Elite “Tiring” Us All Into Perpetual Servitude And Submission?
Like every year, the "who's who" of the global elite have converged on Davos as part of their annual "problem-solving" talkfest. In a very ritualistic manner (as they have been doing all along), Davos 2023 kicked off with a new theme and a new word, Polycrisis, to describe a "problem" that they had created in … Continue reading The Davos Elite Have Coined This Word, Polycrisis, To Describe A “Problem” They Have Created!
Photo by Sven Verweij On Unsplash Happy New Year, folks! 2023 has just started, and "experts" are already warning of the next crash that can set off the global economy, which now resembles a ticking time bomb. There are many "triggers", and I present Five of them most likely to "spark" a global economic and … Continue reading The Global Economy In 2023 Is A Ticking Time Bomb! Here Are 5 Triggers For The “Next” Crash!
Mark my words, 2023 will be the year when it all goes down, or as they say in German, Kaput, meaning broken or no longer effective. Kaput can also mean "finished" or "the end"! I chose a German word for my #2023predictions as, like during the two world wars, Germany would be "pivotal" to the … Continue reading 2023! The Year It All Goes Kaput!
1. The Global Economy is under lots of "stress," and the feeling of "weirdness" where nothing makes sense about where it is headed adds to the overall sense of what The Atlantic Magazine called "The Everything is Weird" Economy. So, to make it easier for you, the reader, to comprehend what is happening in the … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why The “Stressed” Global Economy Is In For A Hard Landing!
The Global Economy Is Caught Between A Rock And A Hard Place! Ever heard the saying, Caught between a Rock and a Hard Place? This signifies someone or something that is facing an "impossible" choice in the face of a "pincer" of a "double whammy" of sorts challenging situation. In such cases, there is no … Continue reading The Global Economy Has “Nowhere” To Run, Nowhere To Hide! The Great Stagflation And The Road To Redemption!
Betting big on technology, India is attempting to "leapfrog" into the Digital Age, bypassing the need for an Industrial/Manufacturing "Renaissance." For a nation that prides itself on its technological prowess, this "ambitious" task seems within reach. However, doubts persist about the "reach" of technology, given the problems of "scale and speed" that a vast, diverse, … Continue reading Betting Big On Technology, India At 75 Aims To “Leapfrog” Into The Digital Age!
Haven't we seen this before? Charismatic leaders emerge with promises of "good days" that all of us fall for, only to see the Utopian "dreams" turn to dust as the "realities" of human nature and the daily "grind" set in. It doesn't matter much if the outcome was only "realpolitik" driven policies, as the status … Continue reading Welcome To The Age of False Dawns! Where Utopia Is Promised And Dystopia Is Delivered!