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Why EuroZone Countries Keep Failing

Tuesday, 28 June 2011, 1:39 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

Many critics of the Union’s creation when the EuroZone formed in the late 1990’s, but perhaps none was as outspoken as economist Milton Friedman. Friedman is remembered as the most renowned economist of the late 20th century, and when the euro was first introduced, he adamantly stated that the EuroZone would not survive through its first ...

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I Want To Be A Part Of You, New York New York

Monday, 12 January 2009, 3:03 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

I Just returned from spending two working weeks in Manhattan, one of mankind’s most amazing creations. I’d like to share 7 observations I’ve had during my visit. The accomplishments of mankind Walking around Manhattan I always feel humbled by the achievement represented by this small island. I love the moment the skyline ...

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The ECB and the FED: A Difference of Approaches

Saturday, 15 March 2008, 21:18 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

I find it very interesting to observe the different approaches of the two most influential central banks in the world to the current slowdown or recession (choose whatever you think is appropriate). Both the US and Europe are showing an increasing number of negative economic indicators which point to an economic slowdown. The two banks […]

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No Room for Careful Optimism. Not yet Anyway

Thursday, 14 February 2008, 16:34 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

We’ve seen some interesting developments this week. Some might be considered reasons for careful optimism regarding the chances of a full blown recession hitting the US. However, several less noticed news were also published which we should consider before reaching a conclusion. #1 Warren Buffet offers to reinsure municipal bonds The oracle ...

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Portfolio Seems to Shrink Away? Ask Yourself These Questions Before Acting Hastily

Sunday, 27 January 2008, 6:45 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

When stock markets shed percents we’re used to see only in volume discounts investors tend to panic. This phenomenon is as undesirable as it is understandable. A very basic principle of investing is too hold for the long term. However, holding on for the long term is difficult enough with out having to watch your […]

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The Fool in the Shower – Is the Fed Turning On the Hot Water Full Blast?

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 6:07 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

Milton Freedman supposedly made up this analogy describing a bather in cold water who turns on the hot water all the way up and gets scaled. To be perfectly honest I have no idea how the Fed’s cut in interest rates will affect the markets. I do have a strong intuitive feeling this isn’t over […]

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