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US Economy: A nervous Tuesday train wreck and are we ready to go?

A typical risk off market which has already lost 40 points on the S&P last week and another 130 on the Dow midday on Tuesday means that now we are … Continue reading

May 8, 2012

Is the Apple phenomenon finally shorn of ‘innovation confetti’ | Retail Insight

Apple, the world’s most applauded innovator survived on a culture of innovation that suggested any Dividen payouts would be an inefficient use of cash till the hoard hit $100 bln … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

US Economy (EoD Review): Romney, Yields come back, but to what avail!

Mitt Romney wins at least 3 states incl Massachussets and Vermont, yet getting only 60% in Virginia where Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich did not even make it to the … Continue reading

March 6, 2012

China knows it is not there yet, it knows its the leader to be? | Insight China

Getting from Investment to Consumption As western journalists discover everyday, it is now okay to publish to their readers the weight of the empty malls and cities on the Chinese … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Retail lifestyle also rans: The Radioshack, Sears and Amazon earnings shakedown | Deal Insight

US retail was not only down on Economic data as Credit Card providers report results in the next few days. Leading the charge against their own was Sears Holdings, put … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

European Companies grow inspite of the crisis: Siemens, ETFs

Siemens revised its forecast downward after a forecast of 2011 sales growth of 5% but did not ascribe much of the impact to the Euro zone crisis. Howeverthe global conditions … Continue reading

January 10, 2012

The retail lifestyle also rans: Pepsi joins the ordinary with company restructuring

Pepsi had earlier been able to separately regenerate goodwill for its food brands under Yum! which is also a work n process and a definite success. However, the challenger to … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy: A late tax deal gets the GOP Elephant

Like all things Economics, we keep the quantitative analysis independent of the mind benders, like Boehner’s wierd antics that cost US another week of brand equity while spending enough to … Continue reading

December 23, 2011 · 3 Comments

China comes ahead of the inflation curve | Econo-insight China

Though the minimum in PMI is just about to be reached, a lowly 47-8 in manufacturing(Composite still 49), keeping China shuddering at the implosion in Exports and Europe continued with … Continue reading

December 3, 2011 · 3 Comments