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Forecasting the Market

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $1000 and bloggo to Las Vegas.” This is such a profound statement from Paul Samuelson, who was the first American economist to win the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Predicting or forecasting the market is likes Chennai rains forecast by the met department.

Whenever there is a big swing in the market the investors start anticipating and the analyst start guessing the bottom points. RBI Policy, Inflation, Monsoon, Crude prices, European Crisis, Greexit,  Emerging economies Indian Rupee , the ECB and the FED being hawkish and dovish.

As I always say Investing is something you had to learn Continue reading

The post is about entrepreneurship in India where I have tried to put the views.
From the last couple of  years  Baba Ramdev, Kishore Biyani, Vijay Mallya and Govt. Of India has been making the news and there is lot more things common between them.

Lets begin with Baba Ramdev who became a household name by selling the benefits of yoga to the masses. He claimed that even diseases like cancer could be cured through yoga. Those who have seen his yoga Continue reading

It was hot topic 4°C rise in temperature by 2020 in Rajasthan . Food production may fall by 50% by 2050 another study said.

I was just trying to figure out if the production will fall than “Who will feed India ?” India is loosing its ground where we enjoyed  monopoly now Vietnam is claiming supremacy over India in commodities trading as Ho Chi Minh City continues to look like Southeast Asia’s emerging commodities hub. Already Vietnam is among the leaders in exports of a range of agricultural commodities Continue reading

As expected the front page of all the financial news papers covers the story of S&P negative on India . I was just trying to figure out the implications of S&P outlook downgrade to India, The agency retained the rating at BBB-, but said it was changing its outlook from stable to negative. let’s try to figure out the impact :-

  • Well the rating is BBB- S&P just gone to pessimist and revised its outlook for India country rating negative.
  •  BBB- is the last rung in the ratings grade of S&P ,downgrade from here meaning India will be having speculative grade rating. Continue reading
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