Shadow Boxing

So if you believe the news, the City of Pittsburgh and its oversight board, the semi-euphemistic Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA), are duking it out.  Trib: State pushes Pittsburgh to keep better financial records and PG: Act 47 panel rejects city’s financial system proposal

If two bureaucracies flail at each other on letterhead, do they make . . . → Read More: Shadow Boxing

Vikas Ranjan's Solid Gold Picks

Toronto-based Ubika Research is making a name for itself on Bay Street. The firm launched its Gold 50 Index in February 2010 and by year-end, the high-potential gold juniors on that list were up a combined 99%. Ubika Cofounder and Analyst Vikas Ranjan returns to The Gold Report for a discerning look at the . . . → Read More: Vikas Ranjan’s Solid Gold Picks

Interesting readings on the Indian budget

Editorial in the Indian Express. Consolidation without pain! What am I missing? by Jahangir Aziz in the Business Standard. An anti-inflation budget by T. N. Ninan in the Business Standard. Sweet smell of radicalism by Surjit Bhalla in the Indian Express. . . . → Read More: Interesting Readings on the Indian budget

Economic Events on March 1, 2011

The figures for motor vehicle sales in February will be released today.  The consensus estimate is that 9.5 million domestic autos were sold last month, which would be an decrease of 100,000 from the previous month.

At 7:45 AM EST, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 1, 2011