One of my pet theories is that they we see a lot of distortions and oppurtunities for arbitrage is because labor is not globalized while capital and trade are . When capital and goods/services with some restrictions can move freely around the globe , there are innumerable restrictions on movement of labor leading to outsourcing. […]

Markets were back up to previous levels after a bailout package for Greece got an assent from the Germans and the IMF.But the condition of southern Europe continues to be precarious as unemployment continues to be high and the health of the whole European financial sector remains in a critical state. Spanish unemployment tops 20% […]

Copenhagen was a disaster and there has been no agreement on how to proceed with policies on a global basis to deal with the ever growing problem of climate change and global warming. Its each country adopting its own policies and targets with reducing carbon emissions, which can only work on a local or at […]

First Solar beat the estimates and the gudiance soundly as it prone to do leading to a major stock rally . The stock went up due to the bearish sentiment plus the large short interest on the stock.However there might be some reasons that the stock might be a relative loserĀ  in the long term […]

I was wondering in my last post that Which will be the next domino to fall after Greece? I had my answer much earlier than thought and in plural.Earlier in the day Portugal shares were down on 6% on its debt being downgrade by S&P. The ratings agency which has been ranked as one of […]

To stem the stock market rout,the Greek Authorities have banned short selling as if that will resolve their economic and associated stock market problems.Does nothing but introduce regulatory uncertainties on top of others From MarketWatch Greek regulator bans short-selling for two months The Hellenic Capital Market Commission said Wednesday it has banned the short-selling of […]