Markets have become a very risky place both on the long and short side with governments coming up with new “bailouts” and “regulations” almost each day it seems.After the EU Bazooka created a massive short squeeze , the new German ban on “naked short selling” effective from midnight has led to US markets declining along […]

The Euro’s rapid 15% decline against the Euro has had an important side effect against the Yuan which is pegged to the dollar.While currencies around the world are depreciating against the dollar due to “safe haven” trade,the yuan remains immune,due to its peg to the dollar.Europe is China’s biggest export market throwing a number of […]

China is recognized as the manufacturing hub of the world due to its low cost of labor and capital coupled with theĀ  pro industry policies of the government.These advantages are now being leveraged by the country to establish leadership in Green Energy which many recognize as the next Big Industry . Despite rhetoric from Obama […]

The US has been a laggard on the climate change mitigation compared to the progressive stances taken by Europe and Japan.Despite strong hopes raised by the election of Obama, the clean energy and climate change have remained on the backburner for the President and his team . While no one doubts that the economicĀ  issues […]

SEC as is the case with most regulatory agencies, is trying to create more rules to prevent the 1000 point crash that happened on Thursday.From the bureaucrat’s point of view it makes sense .You create more rules which implies a bigger turf for you to play on. They have not figured out what caused the […]

Markets are dropping like a rock. Went down more than 4% in less than a minute.Seemed like that the whole financial system was unravelling. The European problem that has been festering over the last 2 weeks suddenly seemed to hit the market in full force and weight.Euro is dropping like its a sub-Saharan currency while […]