Phil Angelides was appointed as the Chairman of Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (or FCIC) to investigate the 2008 financial meltdown in the United States. His report confirms that the meltdown had occurred primarily due to easy (or reckless?) lending of home loans to anyone including those without any viable repayment capacities – whatsoever. These loans
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UNLEARNED LESSONS FROM 2008 GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS
Ones that Continue to Haunt Us
Well over a decade back, in 2008, the world was struck by a severe financial crisis. A great many people suffered and the world is still recuperating from its chaos. Against the conventional belief, the situation is far from contained. To solve any problem and to ensure that the situation will never re-emerge, it is important we learn from such disasters. But have we learned from them? In this long but engaging essay, U. Mahesh Prabhu provides an in-depth insights with refreshing perspectives for anyone desiring to understand the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and realize why it is far from over. Even now China Virus (Covid19) has made some irreversible damages furthering the mess.
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Kautilya’s approach to CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Since the war yields disastrous consequences, it was always the last resort in Vedic times. In the Arthashastra, Kautilya proposes three approaches before the war: साम: (Saam) implying patience to understand your adversary, दाम् (Daam) or persuasion through gifts or material wealth) and दण्ड: (Dand) i.e. imposing apt punishments. Only when these three fail, a ruler is advised to use भेद: (Bhed) or brute force to force the adversary into submission.
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5 Compelling Reasons for European SMEs to join India’s Success
There is profound Euro-India trade & investment potential on the horizon. And it is very crucial for European businesses to make the most of this opportunity or face the much dreaded dormant growth or, worse, certain decay. Economist & Seasoned International Business Consultant Jan De Wever Explains...
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