Monday, November 17, 2008

'Bailouts and state support are not part of free-market principles'

‘Will I be able to keep my job’

Mack (an American expat working in India) is mulling over accepting a job offer in Kuwait when his friends Bidyut (an economics professor), Divya (a journalist) and Jogin (a student) arrive at his house.
Divya: Have you decided, Mack?
Mack: Nope, but I am not sure I want to take it up.
Jogin: Several finance professional were eyeing
the Middle-East considering it to be more resilient,
especially with Eurozone in recession.


Tuesday, November 11, 2008

'November will see a sideways movement'

Obama or Tata: Who can save the economy?

Mack (an American expat working in India) tries to put on a brave face despite gastrointestinal troubles as Bidyut (an economics professor) prepares a home remedy. Divya (a journalist) and Jogin (a student), meanwhile, browse through newspapers.
Divya: Mack, here is a news report that might cheer you. A doctor is Delhi says he has had more patients with hypertension and gastrointestinal problems after
the financial turmoil began. You are not alone!

Mack: (Groaning) Reassuring, thanks.


Monday, November 03, 2008

'Small and unorganised players rule'

Waiting game on for retail investors, but for how long?

Mack (an American expat working in India), Bidyut (an economics professor), Divya (a journalist) and Jogin (an economics student) are spending a lazy Sunday afternoon sipping on lemonade when the TV crackled with news about the US elections.
Jogin: Everyone seems to be betting on Obama.
Mack: His campaign has always maintained
Momentum. So the optimism.
Divya: It is time the Democrats came to power.