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When It Comes to Housing Loans, Banks/HFCs Have a Long Way to Go

(Dec 10, 2018)

India's home loan to GDP ratio is a very low 10%. Only if home prices were more reasonable, the ratio would have expanded more.

This Indicator Can Tell You Where the Indian Economy is Headed

(Dec 7, 2018)

Keep a watch on these numbers if you want to get a sense of how the GDP growth will pan out.

The End Game for Trump & Gold

(Dec 7, 2018)

The Trump administration is likely to be fighting controversy after controversy in the months ahead. That's exactly what happened when he started his Presidency. And that drove the gold price higher.

Should You Worry About Global Warming?

(Dec 6, 2018)

Is the earth heating up? Most appear to agree that temperatures are rising. A few dissent. Bill Bonner takes a closer look at both the sides.

Who's the Average Indian Home Buyer?

(Dec 5, 2018)

The answer might just surprise you.

Why I don't Write Fiction

(Dec 4, 2018)

Vivek goes into another of those reminiscing trips.

Private Economy Slowed Down During July to September, But Should Recover Soon

(Dec 3, 2018)

High oil prices and a weak rupee pulled down economic growth.

Mohammed Munna Aziz and the Summer of 1989

(Nov 28, 2018)

Vivek reminisces a nearly three decade-old summer, spent listening to a Hindi film song.

Why Economic Growth Cannot Be Created on an Excel Sheet

(Nov 27, 2018)

Vivek talks about a recent experience of a fund manager repeating an old India growth story, and why it doesn't make sense.

Mediocre Public Sector Enterprises Hurt as Much as Loss-Making Ones

(Nov 26, 2018)

Vivek looks at all the capital that many public sector enterprises, which barely make any money, are currently locking up.

The Greater Noida of Central Mumbai

(Nov 22, 2018)

Vivek goes back to his favourite topic of real estate.

Dear Reader, You Have Been Paying Premiums to Keep Bank Fixed Deposits Safe

(Nov 21, 2018)

Vivek discusses one of the most important lessons in economics, there is no free lunch.

Banks under PCA are Not Yet Ready to Go All Guns Blazing

(Nov 20, 2018)

The process of recovery of these banks may have just started and we need at least a couple of quarters more to decide whether all is well with them.

I'm Looking for Companies Not Influenced by Farm Loan Waivers and Minimum Support Prices

(Nov 16, 2018)

Are there any good companies in the agrochemical space worth looking at?

US Versus China - May the Cheapest Man Win

(Nov 15, 2018)

Donald Trump has imposed a set of tariffs this year to discourage imports. Yet even with tariffs the deficit is not decreasing but increasing.

Whose Wealth Are Banks Managing Anyway?

(Nov 14, 2018)

Are the wealth management divisions of banks really interested in managing the wealth of their customers?

What SIPs Tell Us About the Stock Market

(Nov 13, 2018)

The real test of the SIP investor will come once the stock market falls by 20% or more, or for a period of six months or more, which it hasn't up until now.

All's Not Well On the Oil Front

(Nov 12, 2018)

Despite Indian imports from Iran continuing, with the Saudi led OPEC deciding to cut production in December, the situation isn't looking too good.

Trick or Treat? Oops, Here's Wishing You a Very Happy Diwali!

(Nov 5, 2018)

Vivek remunerates on how Diwali has changed over the years.

Should You Abandon Your Investment Strategy in This Falling Market?

(Nov 2, 2018)

It is in these volatile times, when investors' mettle is tested the most...

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