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Archive for May, 2009

Is The Indian Economy Heading For Its Finest Hour?

Monday, May 18th, 2009

“For what it’s worth, a key conclusion from the IMF’s new World Economic Outlook is that recessions caused by financial crisis typically end with export booms, with the trade balance improving,on average, by more than 3 percent of GDP. I find this a disturbing result: we’re now suffering from a global financial crisis, which means [...]

A Fabulous, Fabulous Resource

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

The El Dorado for auto-didacts Salman Khan, a portfolio manager in California has created hundreds of free educational videos, available on his web site, the Khan Academy and on YouTube. These videos cover the basics of banking, finance and the current credit crisis — I saw a couple and they’re quite good. Even more importantly, [...]

We Knew Them When…

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Kudos to Amit Varma and Reuben Abraham Amit Varma, India’s foremost blogger and award-winning columnist, has been busy recently. His first novel, My Friend Sancho releases this week in fine bookstores all across India. Click here for launch details — so far, it’s Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai. If you’re in any of these [...]

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