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Tag Archives: Crisis

Circling the Wagons? The Goldman Sachs Amendment | Advantage ‘zyaada’

While BP has purportedly started toying with Bankruptcy for just a 25% share of the Deepwater Horizon, paying for its costs, Joseph Stiglitz, an Economist known to favour India and … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bernanke’s warning of unsustainable debt | Advantage ‘zyaada’

Bernanke twists in the screw   Bernanke erred on the wrong side once earlier in July-September 2008, when so close to the answer, he chose to maintain ‘Everything’s OK’ in … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · 1 Comment

Europe’s choosing the road less travelled | Advantage ‘zyaada’

The Crisis Advantage Unlike the earlier lessons of Financial history when Europe had a hardly $300 billion sized market and LTCM broke down, this time around Europe is a substantial … Continue reading

June 8, 2010 · 1 Comment

The China Real Estate Melt | Advantage 'zyaada'

The fears of overnight crippling of China’s and the region’s economy came to some fruction with China’s clampdown on buying secnd and third homes with larger downpayments and outright bans … Continue reading

May 18, 2010

The new credit crisis exclusively for my customers!

With RBI stuck in hoops on the inflation front, they would have to potentially raise the Repo Rates by even a 100 points and that would take Treasuries hankering for … Continue reading

April 6, 2010

Meanwhile AIG bleeds when it pays Claims!!

UPDATE: AIG goes National AIG’s asian unit AIA which consolidated most of its international units in life insurance, got sold for $35.5 billion to Prudential of Asia ( UK’s larger … Continue reading

February 27, 2010

New Owners for Manhattan Real Estate | NY Times

Manhattan has become cheaper since it rained stones in Washington and even as the Senate Banking Committee keeps Blankfein and Volcker busy, the first defaulters in the crisis, the real … Continue reading

February 9, 2010

Portugal, Greece are in fact 'not significant' | Advantage zyaada

The numbers look like this : Greece first , has $360 billion GDP , $350 Bn of which is Public Debt, Total Debt is $485 billion. All reference data is … Continue reading

February 9, 2010

Back from the storm: repayment, reforms, recovery

Isn’t a $1.1 trillion too much? Posted on December 14, 2009. Filed under: Obamanomics, US | Wow, it might add up to a little more This $1.1 trillion bill is not … Continue reading

December 15, 2009

We shld start saving right about now..

Well these here are the expenses we needed done.. Jobs bill approved The U.S. House approved a $154 billion economic-aid package and a $290 billion increase in the legal limit … Continue reading

December 14, 2009 · 2 Comments