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by amol.p
25 Nov 2011 14:21
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 264765

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

Moody's cuts Hungary to 'junk', government sees it as 'financial attack' http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international-business/moodys-cuts-hungary-to-junk-government-sees-it-as-financial-attack/articleshow/10867040.cms ......seems by year end half of eurozone countries will be declared JU...
by amol.p
24 Nov 2011 18:11
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 264765

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

Keen: Government should print money to pay off our debts http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/hardtalk/9641873.stm He admits what he is advocating is radical but says it is time governments gave money to debtors to pay down debt instead of to creditors such as banks who have held onto it. .....Wil...
by amol.p
24 Nov 2011 17:44
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 264765

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

Fitch downgrades Portugal to junk status http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international-business/fitch-downgrades-portugal-to-junk-status/articleshow/10856481.cms Portugal's credit rating was downgraded to junk status on Thursday just as a general strike virtually shut down public services ...
by amol.p
10 Nov 2011 13:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 662546

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Renegade China soldiers 'killed' after Jilin emergency Three Chinese soldiers who fled their barracks armed with a rifle and hundreds of bullets are reported to have been killed. A fourth soldier who also fled from the Jilin city base was captured by police, state media reported. The deaths were co...
by amol.p
10 Nov 2011 12:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 264765

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

From The Massa Land.... Alabama county files biggest municipal bankruptcy Alabama's Jefferson County filed for bankruptcy court protection on Wednesday in the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.With more than $5 billion in total indebtedness, the Chapter 9 filing on Wednesday surpassed tha...
by amol.p
15 Apr 2011 18:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 264765

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

Morgan Stanley fund fails to repay $3.3 bn debt on Tokyo property
............Against much joy of global recovery

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/new ... 989277.cms
by amol.p
21 Oct 2010 15:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2968
Views: 370424

Re: International Military Discussion

U.S. plans $60B, 20-year arms deal with Saudi Arabia The Obama administration has notified Congress of plans for a multiyear, multibillion-dollar weapons deal with Saudi Arabia. The deal, worth up to $60 billion over 20 years, will include the sale of 84 F-15 fighter aircraft and almost 200 helicop...
by amol.p
24 Sep 2010 14:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

Quango cuts: 177 bodies to be scrapped under coalition plans A further 94 are still under threat of being scrapped, four will be privatized and 129 will be merged, according to a Cabinet Office list compiled this week, while 350 other bodies have won a reprieve. The list discloses for the first tim...
by amol.p
25 Aug 2010 14:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 504797

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China to build 100 GW of hydropower in next 10 yrs China will put 100 gigawatts of new hydroelectric capacity into operation over the next 10 years in order to meet its renewable energy goals. China's total hydropower capacity reached 200 gigawatts on Wednesday, Zhang said before a ceremony marking...
by amol.p
25 Aug 2010 14:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

Plunging US home sales spark fears of slower recovery Existing home sales sank 27.2 percent in July, twice as much as analysts expected, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.83 million units, the National Association of Realtor said Tuesday, the lowest level since the industry group started it...
by amol.p
12 Jul 2010 14:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

Crisis Awaits World’s Banks as Trillions Come Due Banks worldwide owe nearly $5 trillion to bondholders and other creditors that will come due through 2012, according to estimates by the Bank for International Settlements. About $2.6 trillion of the liabilities are in Europe. U.S. banks must refina...
by amol.p
02 Jul 2010 14:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

1.3 million unemployed won't get benefits restored http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hLKyB9H7lUpiALFVlU7RRJa9-EfwD9GM90T84 National debt soars to highest level since WWII http://content.usatoday.com/communities/onpolitics/post/2010/06/national-debt-soars-to-highest-level-since-wwii/...
by amol.p
20 May 2010 10:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

Hedge funds bet $1-tr bailout won’t solve crisis Managers who made short bets on US subprime securities as the housing market was imploding in 2007 and 2008 see similar opportunities in Europe...........{seems to be a well calculated move...these hedge fund people are going to break down EURO &...
by amol.p
20 May 2010 09:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

Lets start the morning with some D&G news... Mortgage Delinquencies, Foreclosures Break Records More than 10 percent of homeowners had missed at least one mortgage payment in the January-March period, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday. That's a record high and up from 9.5 percent i...
by amol.p
19 May 2010 12:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1094
Views: 121485

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

Builders in trouble! Rs 25,000-crore debt payment looms Real estate developers, who need to pay around Rs 25,000 crore (Rs 250 billion) on debt installments in the current financial year , could face an uphill task. For, equity issuance remain uncertain and cash flows have dwindled. According to Re...
by amol.p
19 May 2010 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

Banks dump Greek debt on the ECB as eurozone flashes credit warnings http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/financialcrisis/7734280/Banks-dump-Greek-debt-on-the-ECB-as-eurozone-flashes-credit-warnings.html Foreign holders of Greek and Portuguese debt have seized on emergency intervention ...
by amol.p
19 May 2010 10:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 201

Who said jobs loss have stopped..... Pfizer to close more plants, cut 6,000 jobs http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international-business/Pfizer-to-close-more-plants-cut-6000-jobs/articleshow/5945734.cms Euro touches new four-year low in Asia Germany's securities market regulator Tuesday sla...
by amol.p
20 Feb 2010 10:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

Slump in Tax Revenue Creates State of Siege Since states can't run general funding deficits, closing gaps mean raising taxes, cutting services and resorting to one-time measures. No prizes for guessing which option politicians prefer. A big one is $246 billion of stimulus transfers from Washington....
by amol.p
20 Feb 2010 10:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

Frustrated Owner Bulldozes Home Ahead Of Foreclosure

"When I see I owe $160,000 on a home valued at $350,000, and someone decides they want to take it – no, I wasn't going to stand for that, so I took it down," Hoskins said.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.inf ... e24804.htm
by amol.p
06 Feb 2010 11:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Jan. 29, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 184046

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Jan. 29, 2010

Well SS is indeed a trouble spot but in context of Indo-Pak relations they have no significance apart from serving as a fodder for rhetoric mullahs and the 'equal equal' media bunnies in desh. Hi Negi...would like to correct the same...the signifinace of SS is that it has maintained balance....when...
by amol.p
05 Feb 2010 15:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

Volvo Q4 loss wider than forecast, market to grow ... get ready for Volvo China Ltd ............ The company reported an operating loss of 2.3 billion Swedish crowns ($315.9 million) versus a loss of 999 million a year ago and the loss of 519 million seen in a poll of analysts. http://economictimes...
by amol.p
05 Feb 2010 15:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 504797

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Biggest bubble in history is growing every day Real estate, stocks, credit. China sure has its share of bubbles. Oddly, little attention is paid to the biggest one of all. China’s currency reserves grew by more than the gross domestic product of Norway in 2009. Its $2.4 trillion of reserves is a bu...
by amol.p
04 Feb 2010 16:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 504797

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China Lodges WTO Complaint Over E.U. Shoe Tariff .... After US its EU's turn now ... China launched an unfair trade case against the European Union on Thursday, accusing the 27-nation bloc of imposing illegal duties on Chinese shoes, the World Trade Organization said. The dispute concerns an EU dec...
by amol.p
04 Feb 2010 16:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

More D&G for Greece: Greece’s biggest union is set to approve the second mass strike this month, showing that Prime Minister George Papandreou’s parliamentary majority may not be enough to guarantee implementation of his plan to cut the European Union’s largest deficit. GSEE, which represents ab...
by amol.p
03 Feb 2010 10:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2968
Views: 370424

Re: International Military Discussion

Gays Should Be Allowed to Serve in U.S. Military, Defense Chief Gates Says ............ :roll: Defense Secretary Robert Gates said openly gay persons should be allowed to serve in the U.S. military and that the Pentagon will conduct a yearlong study of steps it must take to lift its “don’t ask, don...
by amol.p
02 Feb 2010 10:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

The Obama administration seeks a $970 billion tax increase over the next decade The Obama administration seeks a tax increase of $400 billion from businesses even as it retools a proposed crackdown on international tax-avoidance techniques. The tax increases in the budget dwarf the tax relief.” The...
by amol.p
30 Jan 2010 13:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

FDIC clocks 15 bank failures so far in 2010 The FDIC expects 2010 to be a peak for bank failures as a result of the financial crisis. Last year, 140 banks failed, compared to 25 in 2008 and three in 2007. The FDIC has said it expects the total bill for bank failures to reach $100 billion for the pe...
by amol.p
28 Jan 2010 12:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 466696

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

The M777 ultra-lightweight towed 155mm howitzer has an integrated digital fire control system, and can fire all existing 155mm projectiles. Nothing new there. What is new is the fact that this 9,700 pound howitzer saves over 6,000 pounds of weight by making extensive use of titanium and advanced alu...
by amol.p
28 Jan 2010 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 335468

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Taliban Pay-for-Peace Plan Will Be Put in Motion in London A $500 million plan to entice Taliban fighters to quit the growing insurgency in Afghanistan will be put in motion today by governments at a conference in London. Governments attending the one-day meeting will pledge about $500 million to f...
by amol.p
28 Jan 2010 10:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

China Shouldn’t Rescue Greece Through Debt Purchase

.........means China is buying greece debt & trying to rescue greece.....another longterm play to get hold in EU

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid= ... eu9M&pos=4
by amol.p
28 Jan 2010 09:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)
Replies: 3870
Views: 327198

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown (Jan 26 2010)

US new home sales fall in Dec for 2nd month in a row Sales of newly built US single-family homes fell unexpectedly in December, data showed on Wednesday, the latest indication that the government-led housing recovery might be losing some steam. The Commerce Department said sales fell 7.6% to a 342,...
by amol.p
27 Jan 2010 11:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) - Dec 30 - 2009
Replies: 2838
Views: 209939

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) - Dec 30 - 2009

Obama to seek 3-year freeze in spending on many programmes President Obama will call for a three-year freeze in spending on many domestic programmes to save $250 billion by 2020. The freeze would cover the agencies and programmes for which Congress allocates specific budgets each year, including ai...
by amol.p
25 Jan 2010 17:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 504797

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Rumor has it that SOEs are piling up cars in their parking lots, all claimed as sales only. If such massive fakery is going on, these parking lots should be visible on Google Earth. I couldn't find any reports on the internet of such lots. This is really true...many companies just to show how many ...
by amol.p
25 Jan 2010 13:48
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 365516

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

Ericsson says profit shrinks, to cut 6,500 jobs Swedish telecom giant Ericsson said Tuesday its net profit fell by 92 percent in the fourth quarter due to the costs of a restructuring plan in which 6,500 jobs will be cut. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international-business/Ericsson-says...
by amol.p
22 Jan 2010 12:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 504797

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China Losing to U.S. Among Investments of Choice Investors have turned bullish on the U.S. while tempering their enthusiasm for China as they worry about a market bubble there, according to a Bloomberg survey. China, the world’s fastest-growing major economy, is viewed as a bubble by 62 percent .Ab...
by amol.p
22 Jan 2010 10:05
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 365516

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

Surprise rise in new US jobless claims ...... from long time I am saying they are using Madrassa maths .......... http://www.ft.com/world/us Blow to eurozone recovery hopes The eurozone’s economic recovery has run into resistance this month, according to data on Thursday that cast doubt on the pace...
by amol.p
22 Jan 2010 09:55
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 365516

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

Xerox Corp to cut 2,500 jobs Xerox Corp said on Thursday it plans to cut some 2,500 jobs, or five percent of its workforce, in a cost-cutting move aimed at saving some 200 million dollars a year. However, we believe revenue will continue to be under pressure until there is a more sustainable econom...
by amol.p
21 Jan 2010 14:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 146127

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Check out why Ahmedabad's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a winner Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) are dreaded words in the capital but the urban transportation concept has become immensely popular in Ahmedabad since the pilot corridor is nothing like its Delhi counterpart. In fact, they have learnt from Delhi'...
by amol.p
21 Jan 2010 12:48
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 365516

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

Greece widens funding search, euro takes fright ..... seems few days are left for Greece in EU ............ Greece said on Wednesday it might sell bonds directly to the public to fund its bloated budget deficit but markets responded by sending Greek borrowing costs sharply higher and putting fresh ...
by amol.p
20 Jan 2010 12:06
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 365516

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

One in 7 U.S. mortgages foreclosing or delinquent some brief points...... 1] U.S. mortgage delinquency rates and the percentage of loans that entered the foreclosure process also jumped to records from July to September. 2] Housing and related business account for about 20 percent of the economy an...

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