What is Deflation? Why are falling prices bad for your pockets?
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What is Deflation? Why are falling prices bad for your pockets?

Have you noticed you end up spending more money during the sale season? Some retail therapy never hurt anybody, especially when it comes to good deals and low prices. But what if these prices went down consistently? Your instincts and wallet may think it’s a good thing, but economists believe differently. The rising and falling prices have always been one of the most significant indicators of our economy’s performance. We all know and have experienced how rising prices can hurt an economy. But a little inflation is a good thing. Economists would any day prefer a gradual rise over the constant drop in prices. Let us understand why! 

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You Never Learnt The Actual Law of Demand and Supply.
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You Never Learnt The Actual Law of Demand and Supply.

There are three basic questions in economics; “What to produce?”, “How to produce?” and “For whom to produce?” These questions can be answered by understanding the market demand and supply trends. But have you ever wondered how the market functions smoothly day in and day out? 

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Rajapaksa Family : Rise and fall of Sri Lankan legacy
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Rajapaksa Family : Rise and fall of Sri Lankan legacy

Sri Lankan former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is not the only Rajapaksa who is to be blamed for driving the country to the worst crisis, Srilanka has ever witnessed. The Rajapaksa family held an affluent position in Sri Lanka polity for the past two decades. During Gotabaya’s presidential tenure, posts of importance like Prime Minister, and Finance Minister were held by Mahinda Rajapaksa & Basil Rajapaksa respectively, brothers of this former President.

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Japan
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Japan's stock market: Nuked past & Reactive future?

Let's Offend: Repeat after me, "Japanese stock market ka Nagasaki saki naka!"

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What happened in Sri Lanka & the situation today
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What happened in Sri Lanka & the situation today

The island country Srilanka with a population of 22 million, which was once seen as a model for a developing economy, is experiencing the worst crisis in 70 years.

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Can Recession be a Fruitful Event?
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Can Recession be a Fruitful Event?

During the financial crisis of 2008, the US economy fell by 4%, and the unemployment rate was close to 10% until 2009. People lost their lives due to unemployment. During the crisis, the US stock market almost fell by almost 50%. People lost their life savings, and the condition was so bad that they lost their homes too.

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The Dark Side of popular CEOs
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The Dark Side of popular CEOs

“What is the last thing Jeff Bezos does before going to bed? He puts on his Pajamazon.” Okay, that wasn’t funny, but we have some spicy facts lined up for you in this article, which will stupefy you.

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Why is India facing a Massive Brain-Drain
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Why is India facing a Massive Brain-Drain

We have seen many Indian-origin CEOs in several multinational billion-dollar companies, and we feel proud as an Indian about that. But do you think that this is good for India? Let’s give it a thought!

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How India
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How India's Q4 GDP Figures Impacted the Markets

Let's Offend:  The stock market is so sensitive that it just need a tiny little push to go gaga. Are you, as an investor as volitile as the market?  Think!

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Impact of Russia Ukraine War on Indian Stock Market
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Impact of Russia Ukraine War on Indian Stock Market

Let's Offend: Why are old people like this? A power and land-hungry sick politician, on his deathbed, decided to wreck the world with a war. And it is we who have to bear the long chain of consequences, one of which is eroding more of our money every day as the war progresses.  

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What is FII and DII in the Stock Market?
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What is FII and DII in the Stock Market?

Reading headlines like “FIIs pumped in money, and the nifty closed at 17000 rallying over 400 points in one day” got me wondering who these people who “rallied” the stock market are. Are they Insiders? Or do they control the market? Why does everyone give their investment in a particular sector so much importance? Why is their entry always so exciting and exit always so panicking for everyone?

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Money Laundering: Most Infamous Scams in India
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Money Laundering: Most Infamous Scams in India

We've all heard the phrase, "Money is the root of all evil", well as far as history suggests, the original phrase goes in the Bible, "For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils." Money inherently isn't evil; it is the human aspect of an unhealthy love towards money that gives rise to problems. Well, unfortunately, this unhealthy obsession has survived the trial of time, and some people have taken it too far by finding loopholes in the monetary and legal system to feed their greed.

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Facebook crisis: What
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Facebook crisis: What's going on with the brand?

Do you remember a few days ago when your WhatsApp & Instagram was not working, and you blamed Jio & Airtel for that? How funny! But the actual culprit was the social media itself.

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The J-Curve Effect: An Overview
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The J-Curve Effect: An Overview

Every theory in economics provides a rational approach towards decision making with a number of curves & graphs. Economics is incomplete without a graphical illustration starting from demand curve to yield curve and what not!

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FAANG Stocks : Best-performing Tech Stocks of the World
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FAANG Stocks : Best-performing Tech Stocks of the World

Years ago, Arthur C. Clarke said, “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.” The Information and Technology industry has undoubtedly made a mark by reaching beyond the stars in the past decades, and nothing can beat its growth at this point.

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Censorship in China: What all is Banned?
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Censorship in China: What all is Banned?

China has always stated that it wants to open its economy to the rest of the world. But its capital, Beijing, keeps a tight grip when it comes to technology and media access. Google’s battle with the Chinese government over Internet censorship has brought international attention to the censorship issues. The censorship in China is gradually becoming more and more undetectable and refined. Advancements in technology are continuously increasing the sophistication of the methods of censorship. Increase in the computing power and advanced network analysis technologies, most of which is purchased from the United States, allow Chinese authorities to control over the content which they find objectionable. While, many of the foreign websites are still available in China, some of the most notable websites, like the BBC, is still banned. Currently, blocking based on keyboards in prevalent, technical refinement of these techniques will continue.

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Dollar vs Rupee: Where to Invest?
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Dollar vs Rupee: Where to Invest?

If you traced the dollar rate back to independence, you wouldn't believe that the rupee was at par with the US dollar! If that rate prevailed now, you could have bought the latest iPhone for just Rs 1300! Or you could have added luxury cars like Porsche or Tesla to your collection at just Rs 1 Lakh! Unfortunately, that is not the case.

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Why is Inflation at record high levels now?
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Why is Inflation at record high levels now?

Blinders on to COVID figures, and what’s the other thing going up? Inflation, sure it is. And it’s incumbent on us to talk about it…

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