President Bush and India – His Vision, His Accomplishments and His Legacy

Today, the reality of India as a major economy is accepted and India’s potential as a global economic power is being understood. Even critics of India, like the liberal Australian Prime Minister, have remarked that this realization was a key reason for the approval of the India exception by the 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group.The world looked…

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CNBC Management, Listen to Erin Burnett – Let Jim Cramer & Rick Santelli Train CNBC Anchors

On July 23, 2008, Erin Burnett of CNBC hosted a debate on “Job Training: U.S. vs. India” with Vivek Wadhwa, author of “How the Disciple Became the Guru,” and Ron Hira, outsourcing expert and professor at Rochester Institute of Technology (http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=801673069&play=1). In this debate, Vivek Wadhwa lauded the training given by Indian Companies to their…

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Welcome Aboard Jim Cramer (& Rick Santelli)

In our article on August 2, 2008 – “Jim Cramer on Ben Bernanke – Fair in August 2007 and Unfair in August 2008”, we asked for a smackdown between CNBC’s Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. (http://www.cinemarasik.com/2008/08/01/jim-cramer-on-ben-bernanke—fair-in-august-2007-and-unfair-in-august-2008.aspx).We withdraw this request.  Both Jim Cramer and Rick Santelli came together on Friday, September 5, 2008 and suggested that…

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Did CNBC Anchors give us a Market Signal? Yes they did

It is a basic tenet of investing that the Business Media usually provides a contrarian signal. Often, these signals are explicit in nature and get noticed due to an act of commission from the Media and its Management. For example, CNBC Management decided on July 5 to replace the daily 8 pm telecast of their aggressive, risk-oriented…

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Flagrant Foul on Hari Kumar & Heather Timmons of the New York Times – for their reprehensible article on Orissa

We have written several positive articles on this blog about the New York Times. At least two articles speak of our respect for the writings of Heather Timmons of the New York Times. Unfortunately one solitary act can reveal the dark corner of someone’s soul. This was the analogy used by a CNN anchor to…

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