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by panduranghari
18 Apr 2018 18:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Astrology of finance presents;

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by panduranghari
12 Apr 2018 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 702
Views: 81167

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

^^^^ We need to provide debt insurance for the affected. It should work this way - country X takes on huge debt from the Chinese. After some years of making merry with Chinese money, one fine day X says "China, I am bankrupt, I can't pay you back, bye bye". China gets pissed and threatens...
by panduranghari
12 Apr 2018 13:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Krishna K you are well known for your snide remarks. I won’t respond to your flame bait.

Why do you waste your time?
by panduranghari
11 Apr 2018 18:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

I am not writing US off. I am stating some facts which I can back with data. That is plain wrong. US is a huge and highly diversified economy. It is the thought leader in just about everything there is - technology, medicine, arts, education... It is a provider of security (which translates into arm...
by panduranghari
10 Apr 2018 19:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Read the entire post and please let me know if something there doesn't add up. I thought I explained it. US is "good for the money". Chinese debt? I'm not sure how that will play out... There was no evidence of your statement in the earlier post. Hence I had to ask. US government debt is ...
by panduranghari
09 Apr 2018 18:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

yensoy wrote:
There is nothing surprising nor alarming here, at least yet.


Why not?
by panduranghari
08 Apr 2018 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2007
Views: 172483

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Chetak ji, Japan WAS critical of us, I think ( perhaps naively and maybe wrongly), they ARE NOT critical of us now. Rudradev Saar feels it's better to increase Hindu population of US, which is certainly useful. But perhaps increasing Hindu population of Japan may give exponential returns considering...
by panduranghari
08 Apr 2018 14:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 526
Views: 56548

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Sorry, but the above account does not make much sense. Notably, you do not make your capital account deficient by selling FX reserves- its exactly the other way round. :( Thanks for the reply RahulSidhu ji. I remember listening to Michael Pettis after he published his book http://press.princeton.ed...
by panduranghari
07 Apr 2018 13:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2007
Views: 172483

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

I do not disagree. But Indian and Japanese interests coincide in almost (?) all spheres. It is not so with Russia. In spite of its bravado, Russian GDP is LESS than half of Indian numbers. Russia has hitched its cart to the Chinese donkey. There is nothing g for India to gain from Russia. Yes they S...
by panduranghari
07 Apr 2018 13:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Blockchain technology
Replies: 65
Views: 11018

Re: Blockchain technology

Blockchain - a technology in search of an application. The narrative is broken. The narrative was decentralised currency to spend without government interference which cannot be inflated away. Every single investor in this space was playing the price action with a mistaken belief that they can remai...
by panduranghari
07 Apr 2018 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 526
Views: 56548

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

It wont be that easy as bond market are as much about trust as it is about money itself. It would be impossible to sell $1.2 trillion even if the chinese want to but lets assume they could do that than it would lead to significant change in US T bills interest rate and Stock Market will collapse , ...
by panduranghari
07 Apr 2018 12:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 526
Views: 56548

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

How will china respond: 1/ sell treasuries. They own 1.2 trillion worth. - US will negate it with a stroke of electronic pen by buying up the sold treasuries. 2/ massive yuan devaluation like from 2015. SHCOMP crashed then, it could this time too. 3/ retrospective tariffs on US goods. China does not...
by panduranghari
07 Apr 2018 11:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2007
Views: 172483

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Russia is not loyal ally. Philip ji you should know by this time. Only loyal ally at the moment is Japan.
by panduranghari
06 Apr 2018 13:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^^^ShauryaT sir, it's all 'dikhava' that US is fighting China. US has already done so much of damage to itself not understanding China, nothing can be done about it, only option for US now is to confine China to Indian ocean, so that it can have pacific ocean and Atlantic. G2 is the only way to ret...
by panduranghari
05 Apr 2018 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1224
Views: 143343

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I think the problem is ourselves - I am as guilty as anybody else. Too caught up in the rat race, the need to succeed in a new world when faced with overwhelming odds, religion takes a back seat. You captured some of the complexities and connundrums - some suggestions that is still work in progress...
by panduranghari
05 Apr 2018 18:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1224
Views: 143343

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I think the problem is ourselves - I am as guilty as anybody else. Too caught up in the rat race, the need to succeed in a new world when faced with overwhelming odds, religion takes a back seat. The daily grind gets you down in ways you do not realize. You continue with the usual festivities on sp...
by panduranghari
05 Apr 2018 17:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/2139975/chinas-state-owned-banks-told-stop-lending-local-governments-debt China’s state-owned banks told to stop lending to local governments as debt crackdown intensifies The central Chinese government has sent a blunt message intended to dissolve the...
by panduranghari
03 Apr 2018 01:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1224
Views: 143343

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Had to imagine how someone who has lived and worked outside in 'em emerged economies, particularly those in 'em balmy temperate climes, could even contemplate returning to the heat, grime and dust.. P.S. I returned too, a decade off ago. Sometimes wonder if staying on there would not have been bett...
by panduranghari
01 Apr 2018 14:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1224
Views: 143343

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^^Aside from cost there is a higher cost you may pay living outside of India. That is that no one lives forever. You may miss key life events of your family, particularly of parents and siblings. What values and culture do you wish instill in your children? At some point the west will digest your ...
by panduranghari
30 Mar 2018 12:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics related seminars
Replies: 3
Views: 388

Re: Geopolitics related seminars

Oberver Research Foundation does one every year in Delhi. Vivekananda International Foundation also http://www.vifindia.org/ Gateway house does one in Mumbai @wadi who posts here is a member. http://www.gatewayhouse.in/goigd/ The US deep state orgs like Brookings et al also do hold talks but I think...
by panduranghari
30 Mar 2018 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

If the Chins can suddenly say ghat Ar.Pr. is " Southern Tibet", we should've immediately said that Tibet was " Upper Ar.Pradesh" whatever or designated Tibet as COK. Chinese Occupied Tibet. But which Indian govt. has the guts to do so? The Chins only respect steel and leaders of...
by panduranghari
30 Mar 2018 12:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

I do not think I can convince you ~(and I do not intend to). But the reality is Greece will have to pay the price of living profligate for a long time. There is no two ways about it. A generation retired at the age of 50 years to live comfortably. It cannot go on and it did not. Why dont you see cal...
by panduranghari
30 Mar 2018 11:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1009
Views: 78807

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Suraj saar is correct as usual. To add, HK$ is a play on CNY. In 2016, the PBoC brought onshore Yuan - CNH and offshore Yuan - CNY, together. They were trading at different prices thus permitting arbitrage. So now post IMF SDR basket inclusion, the HK monetary authority has to work doubly hard to ke...
by panduranghari
29 Mar 2018 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

I agree with Chola on that if US were to loose or chicken out after having initiated the trade war China will come out stronger from that dustup. Too early to say who will win this round. China led RCEP, US led WTO, TPP where US has withdrawn already are all jostling for the same thing- market acce...
by panduranghari
29 Mar 2018 18:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

.... there is deep hypocrisy in the way large countries treat smaller ones and there is very little the smaller countries can do about it. Cooperation is the best bet. . Agreed. Due to geographic proximity, SL, BD, Pak, Maldives and surrounding nations WILL have to accept Indian suzerainty. Right n...
by panduranghari
29 Mar 2018 17:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1009
Views: 78807

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

HIBOR is hong kong inter bank offer rate. Its the Money needed to settle overnight positions of banks. Also the interest rates which help sets mortgages and loans. End of the day bank positions covers everything from payroll, business loans, credit card payments and debits etc etc. Banks borrow (or ...
by panduranghari
29 Mar 2018 17:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

As for Greek debt, its definitely being expunged. The modus operandi has been to have the IMF and EU as a whole "lend" money to Greece to repay (mostly) German & French banks. Thereafter, Greece defaults on those IMF/EU loans down the line - and the EU's taxpayer and IMF member nation...
by panduranghari
28 Mar 2018 18:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1009
Views: 78807

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

To become a global currency China needs to do three things; 1/ run a current account deficit. 2/ open capital and debt markets so that a market equal in size to USD debt market develops. 3/ Create an alternative to eurodollar market. Yes do this in the next 10 years. It took the US over 50 years to ...
by panduranghari
28 Mar 2018 18:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Funny thing is that India has been increasing T-bills. I wonder what these bankers think. http://ticdata.treasury.gov/Publish/mfh.txt It's gone from 113b to 148b in one year We are afraid of the BOP crisis of 1991. We do not want a repeat and sending our gold to London. What else can RBI do? Mark F...
by panduranghari
28 Mar 2018 18:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3969
Views: 160685

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Despite all the hub bub, Greece has not been reduced to a starving entity pleading for aid like African countries in the same position would. This despite its massive unpaid debt which is being quietly expunged. Well that is not what is the ground reality. I have a medic friend. He knows whats goin...
by panduranghari
28 Mar 2018 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 103
Views: 8355

Re: Cambridge Analytics and Next Color Revolutions India

I posit the elites were unhappy that internet became so ubiquitous so soon and completely out of control, that they created facebook et al to create the daily dopamine fix for the sheep like masses (sheeple). What congress did in India by keeping KHAM vote bank alive, the idea for CA was to keep the...
by panduranghari
25 Mar 2018 13:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 103
Views: 8355

Re: Cambridge Analytics and Next Color Revolutions India

Well at least Congress won't be coming back to power in India. The ouroboros will consume itself. The assorted sycophants are still sticking with congress as they hope 2019 will dent Modis plan for India.
by panduranghari
24 Mar 2018 14:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

pankajs wrote:
panduranghari wrote:China in retaliation to tariffs is saying it will dump US treasuries.
No headline on the 1st page of Google search for the quoted search phrase.

Can you add a link here?

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2 ... ador-video
by panduranghari
24 Mar 2018 14:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Ashish ji, Those may be long standing issues and will be solved due to the rules which mathematics imposes, no human input necessary. But in the short term, the great power pretentions of China will be tested. The way I see it is, the following things need to be balanced simultaneously: 1/ keep GDP ...
by panduranghari
24 Mar 2018 14:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1348
Views: 142366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

China in retaliation to tariffs is saying it will dump US treasuries. I think DT would welcome that. Long dollar trade is currently a very crowded trade. Dumping dollar assets means dollar tanks, making US trade deficits even worse, prompting even more tariffs. China has been caught out here. They n...
by panduranghari
24 Mar 2018 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 103
Views: 8355

Re: Cambridge Analytics and Next Color Revolutions India

new London based data processing company arises from CA The founders and funders of controversial election consultants Cambridge Analytica are behind a new company registered in London appearing to offer similar services. Executives at Cambridge Analytica (CA) and parent company SCL Group registere...
by panduranghari
24 Mar 2018 13:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 103
Views: 8355

Re: Cambridge Analytics and Next Color Revolutions India

Block FB 5 month prior to elections...........kissa khatam. So much jealousy among women folks ( about body, pose, clothing and travel pics) sala bheja kharab ho gaya. How many people will delete their Facebook profile after this? Probably less than 5%. It proves that people need their daily fix of...

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