The two escape routes away from domestic formal-sector finance

Three problems afflict formal-sector finance in India today: capital controls, taxation, and financial policy. The most important financial products traded in the formal sector in India — the stock market index (Nifty) and the exchange rate (the rupee) — are under enormous pressure as a consequence.

One dimension, that has been emphasised in the . . . → Read More: The two escape routes away from domestic formal-sector finance

How to Minimize Risk and Increase Returns on Juniors: Joe Mazumdar

Joe Mazumdar, senior mining analyst at Vancouver’s Haywood Securities, adheres to certain fundamental metrics when reviewing the pedigree of a junior firm. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Mazumdar explains why some juniors are positioned to do better than some majors in the current geopolitical climate and he counsels pragmatism: the . . . → Read More: How to Minimize Risk and Increase Returns on Juniors: Joe Mazumdar

Economic Events on July 23, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index for June will be released, providing an update on economic activity and inflationary pressure in the United States.