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Greece and the Return of the Repressed

Freud warned that unresolved psychological conflicts might be repressed but they keep returning. So too with Greece’s debt problems. A new crisis is at hand. Investor nervousness is evident in the surge in the two-year...

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New Development Bank: A challenge or complement to financial system

Challenging the World Bank and the IMF as a response to their failed reforms or complementing the existing market players with efficiency and not a competition, the New Development Bank focuses beyond those things and...

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Was demonetization successful?

On November 8, 2016 it was announced by the PM that currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denomination having a total value of over Rs 15 lakh crores will cease to be legal...

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Singer, Prebisch, Lewis etc

After World War II, there was a surge of decolonization, beginning with India’s independence in 1947; Britain and France found someone to hand over power in colony after colony and left in a hurry. Some...

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Dollar, Equities and Yields Fall

In thin holiday markets, a correction to the trends seen in Q4 has materialized. The US dollar is heavy. Japanese and European equities are lower. Bonds are firmer. Some reports try to link the moves...

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Germany plans creation of ‘center of defense’ against fake news

Germany’s government plans to create a center to fight “disinformation” online ahead of next year’s elections, a media report has said. The move comes amid reports that fake news influenced the US election. In light...

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Outshining a former colonial master: India’s economy to surpass Britain’s

India will soon overtake Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy, a “Forbes” magazine report has said. Economist Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about the impending milestone and the overall state of India’s economy. DW:...

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Where Do US Companies Hire Abroad?

The US economy created roughly nine million net new jobs since the start of 2009.  Through organic growth and acquisition, majority-owned affiliates of US multinational companies have also expanded their employment outside the US. It is...

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Trump Tweets about China, US Businesses Freak out

China is important to US companies. Qualcomm gets 57% of its revenues in China, Micron 43%, Apple 23%, Jabil 21%, Boeing 13%, Wynn Resorts 60%, according to Bloomberg’s math. In the last earnings report, GM...

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Greek Bonds may Soon be Included in ECB Purchases

The ECB does not include Greek bonds in its sovereign bond purchase operation. However, the progress is being made, and it is possible that starting early next year, the ECB will buy Greek bonds. Greece...

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Competing parochialisms

To someone who agrees with neither Jawaharlal Nehruvian students nor self-proclaimed nationalists, their views must sound parochial. The comparison may not be obvious, for parochial conventionally means limited to a small region. But it will...

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Bonds and Stocks Rally, Leaving Greenback to Meander

The US dollar entered a consolidative phase yesterday, and this carried into today’s activity. While the foreign exchange market is sidelined as the two-week trend slows, the stocks and bonds are posting strong gains today....