Grand Magnificence, An Eternal Story, A Must Must Watch Breakout Film

  Our nom de plume is CinemaRasik. Rasik is an amalgam of Aficionado & Connoisseur – one who revels in the Ras or essence. We have long marveled at the ability of Cinema to tell stories and convey deep messages within the story as well as show a completely different view of a story than most […]

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Greece-Germany – The Simple Reality Underneath

  The first act of the Greece-Germany play is over. Greece has capitulated to German demands and the Greek Parliament has ratified what Prime Minister Tsipras had agreed with Germany. Now the second act begins. At this stage, it is still not clear whether Greece will ever be able to begin a recovery, whether Greece […]

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Interesting TACs of the Week (July 18 – July 24, 2015)

    Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TACs is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips –our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips […]

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US-Iran Deal – A New Agile Foreign Policy with a New HamSafar

  President Obama and Secretary Kerry accomplished something this week that had eluded American leadership for over four decades. They broke the chains that had fettered American foreign policy in the Middle East. All the noise you hear and the dust you see should not obscure you to why the deal with Iran is essentially […]

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First From Japan, Then From Taiwan & Now From Russia – With Love Into India

  Three weeks ago we reported that Japan’s Softbank had announced its plans to make a $20 billion investment in India to produce 20GW of Solar Power. Softbank Chairman, Masayoshi Son, extremely well regarded globally as a smart investor, said that day: “India’s economy is on the cusp of the “hockey stick” curve before takeoff, and has the […]

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Interesting TACs of the Week (July 11 – July 17, 2015)

  Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TACs is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips –our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with […]

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Interesting TACs of the Week (July 5 – July 10, 2015)

  Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TACs is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips –our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with […]

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If Uncle Sam was a Stock, You Would Want to Buy It

  Everyone understands that different people have different levels of intelligence. The quality of an individual’s intelligence goes a long way towards determining the degree of success the individual achieves in life. Everybody gets this.  But few people get that different societies have different levels of intelligence too. This societal intelligence is not the sum of intelligence […]

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