Flashback- Events that shook the financial markets in 2016

As per the Chinese calendar, 2016 was the year of the monkey. Well. It behaved like one. Last year, was like an earthquake which shook the global markets and wiped off trillions of dollars from the market. It was like a situation when you wake up from a nightmare only to realize that you weren’t sleeping and it is real. In spite of terrible global blunders, we step into 2017 with a “glass half full” approach. And before we do that, let us do a flashback of the movers and…

US Elections 2016- House of Retards

We are hours away before voters in United States of America elect their 45th president. Will that be a 69-year-old tech savvy Hillary Clinton or 70-year-old verbal diarrhoea Donald Trump? The stage will be decorated on 9th November, Wednesday for the most powerful person on the planet to give the winning speech. Since, 1950, seven democrat nominees have managed to win the Presidential election while the number of Republican presidents USA has seen is nine. Last Republican president I remember was George Bush junior- for eight years! Not sure how…

Jackson Janet

Usually, my Friday morning includes an afternoon brunch at Boulevard Kitchen in downtown followed by frequent naps.  A perfect meal would be incomplete without a mesmerising dessert. So I park my Range Rover next to “Molten Me” and dive into a tarn of strawberry and enchanting red velvet waffles served with a sweet cream cheese glaze and ice cream. However, this Friday was not the same; rather this weekend I was sleep deprived due to anxiety and curiosity of what the Fed Chairperson Janet Yellen might sing at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming…