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The Big Mac Index – Applying Simple Economic Common Sense

Saturday, 26 July 2008, 0:21 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

Simple ”quick and dirty” economic modeling can give powerful insight The Economist’s Big Mac Index has traditionally been thought of as an interesting yet dubious proxy for currency valuations and purchasing power. Mcdonald’s has a vast array of branches worldwide. Next to the Cola companies Mcdonald’s has, what might be, the most ...

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The Economist: “Sooner or later the world’s hottest market will burn up”

Saturday, 12 January 2008, 5:39 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

I read this very enlightening and interesting article in The Economist which strengths my resolve to avoid the Chinese stock market for the short run. I believe the Chinese market is a great long term opportunity but it seems to lack maturity required for competitive capital markets. The Economist lists the following as reasons for […]

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