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Finance, Uncategorized
11 Jul, 2019

How come we have no Inflation?

I have just watched Jerome Powell’s Congressional Testimony and the issue of inflation came up in the questions. How come the FED is going to cut rates when the economy is considered to be strong? Is this not the time to raise rates? Well, the FED is committed to maintaining inflation at around two percent […]

Finance, Innovation, Pensions
07 Nov, 2017

The trend is clear. Pensions are increasing allocations to alternatives. What are the logical impacts of this trend?

I do not know the answer. However I do believe it is an important question to consider. According to Willis Towers Watson, global multinational risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company, the allocations to other (non-cash, non-stock non-bond) investments among US pensions has grown from 17% in 2006 to 27% in 2016. That is about […]

Small Business is a FARCE!!!

When billionaires who run global corporations wax poetically about virtues of small business you better believe that big global business is the business of our times. In a globalized world, size matters In 2011 Marc Andreessen famously started talking about the disruptive nature of technological innovation as “Software Eating the World”. Today, everybody, from entrepreneurs […]

Growth of precariat is the wind beneath my wings, thoughts on replicating the Starbucks success in social finance.

Did anybody explain Starbucks success as perfect timing of product release with the tidal rise of outsourcing and emergence of Freelance labour? As I am searching for my next startup I watched Bill Gross, founder of Idealab, TED talk where he identifies timing as the biggest factor of success for a startups. As reatail investors […]