The author examines the role of the FED, Treasury, Senate and the President in denying paltry $34 billions of loan package to US Automakers, viz. GM, Ford and Chrysler and save 3 Million jobs while liberally giving $410 billions in loans and guarantees to Citigroup who fired 75,000 employees. Is FED creating unemployment? It would cost otherwise $200 billions by not helping the Automaker due to massive rise in unemployment allowance by $200 Billions combined with lost taxes. Is it real stupidity or does it point to corruption in high places. FED distributed over $ 2trillion dollars in last 2 months in non transparent operation. Something is wrong somewhere.
The author starkly contrasts the accomodating policy of giving billions of dollars to bankrupt brokers for their off shore operations, while denying 3 Auto makers of just $25 billions to stave off the bankruptcy that would otherwise cause over 3 millions of job losses. Read more..
The Author reproduces the letter addressed to the President Bush proposing resolution of credit crisis with complete action plan. The letter was received by White House on 25 August, 2008, almost 2 months and 1 week before the present impasse. It was not attended to with the result the crisis developed at unprecedented pace from 2nd week of September, throwing entire Nation and the World into most horrific financial crisis. While the President had time to go to G7 meeting, he did not have time to at least look at the solution recommended at his doorstep by this author. And the result is known now – $40 trillions lost world over in last 2 months (including $15 to $20 trillions in US alone) and the crisis is not even showing sign of abating – in fact it is worsening. 2 months of golden opportunity was thrown away by the President of United States who never had any idea what to do, when, how and resolve it as fast as he could. He believed merely on rhetoric and trusted his advisers who let him down everywhere.
The author evaluates possible reasons for Islamic Banks’ avoidance of derivatives that saved them. Islam prohibits the living one’s life on earnings from Interest of any source. What is the significance and how this stricture of Islam saved the Islamic Banks from global routes
The Author implies that if some standard or dogma does not work out for a long time, then it is time to abandone that standard. We carry hundreds of old beliefs that low interest rates promote the growth, GDP but ask Japan, did it work for them for 14 years in spite of having near Zero interest rate? Ask United States – did it work for them either for over 7 years during which Alan Greenspan brought down the interest rates on its knees without yielding any tangible result. Low interest rates fostered the derivative trades and toxic investment products that neither seller nor buyer understood. Author not only evaluates the reasons but also provides uncoventional solution to the present problem, Read the article which is written in very simple English without any jargons, in convincing and logical manner. Offer your comments, howsoever small, if you really liked the article. Other articels are found on the side bar. if you wish to download, use the download box for well formatted PDF files.
This is investigative article searching for basic cause for rise in $ vs fall in Oil Prices, euro, yen, GBP and other currencies in utter disbelief. Who is buying $ under such precarious conditions? Something is really wrong. The author describes how the oil and dollar prices are possibly rigged in futures market, in similar fashion in the days of Enron. The author believes that this time, the scandal will be nearly 20 times larger. Read this interesting article and post your views if you can.
The article deals with the second round of efforts of the US administration, Mr. Paulson and Mr. Bernanke to get the bill passed authorizing unquestionable authority to spend $700 Bln. This time the Senate has been approached. Should it be passed or rejected again. read further…
The article analyzes the reasons for rejection of Paulson Plan and fall of Dow by 778 points. It discrinminates what is right and wrong and how the rejection will go a long way to cure the ills.
This article is written just after tentative agreement reached between Congress and the President. It squarely deals with the potential fall out in the market and the streets. it also shows how irresponsibly a person like Paulson having 36 days of political life (unless renewed) to spend $700 billion by legalizing the illegal and parallel economy created by the banks and brokers
The author thoroughly invesigates the Paulson’s game plan that seeks to blow up $700 billions of American Tax payers. The author informs that taxpayers may lose $700 billions overnight to finance the securities having zero value. He also asks why American taxpayers should pay for the obligations of off-shore obligations of some American corporations? A master piece and very informative that answers many questions in the minds of today’s intellegentia and common men alike.