Loan

Home loans – best investment of idle money and wealth creation

Prologue Before you point it out, yes, there’s an oxymoron in the title – how can a loan be an investment? However, this is the twenty-first century - the mindset of loans and borrowings being a burden or a negative aspect of finance,…
automobile manufacturers leaving India

Why are automobile manufacturers leaving India? Explained.

Prologue Buying a car is one of the most cherished desires of most people. In India, it is almost a life event – family, neighbours, colleagues, relatives, etc. everyone is excited. If it is your first car, it is an unmatched feeling of upgrading…
Gold, Hallmark

Why are Gold Jewellers protesting new hallmarking rules?

Prologue A man in Kerala was recently arrested by the Customs for smuggling gold in a rather novel way – he had ‘painted’ gold worth INR 14 lakhs in the inner layers of the jeans that he was wearing, in a paste form. That speaks for…
Terrorism, Terror Groups, Funding, Government

Who funds terrorism and how do the terror networks operate?

Prologue Money – a medium of the transaction to exchange goods and services, that’s how our textbooks define it. We are often preached how human life is all about happiness, sorrow, excitement, love, success and other human emotions…
factoring

Factoring – How bill discounting can revive the MSME sector

Prologue Businesses are often stuck between debtors who won’t pay on time and creditors who won’t wait. In between, a businessperson often ends up offering higher discounts to their debtors for early clearing of receivables or buying…
Olympics

The Economics of Olympics – Good Sport, Bad Business !

Prologue Olympics – once in every four years, athletes and teams from around the world compete against each other – a global event in a true spirit. Ever since the first modern games in 1896, the Olympics have evolved dramatically. The…