Is This Stock Market Close To Recovering ?

MINDSET IN THE MARKETS: When the market is in a Bull run, you have pundits coming out of every nook and corner and giving their technical calls, fundamental analysis, 24 month outlook, target prices that defy gravity and logic and the same pundits, if the market changes the direction, become so pessimistic and create such[...]
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Economy Is Like Culinary Art.

A friend of mine in Karachi, whose son is just 14 years old and loves to cook, or is learning to love to cook rather, asked me about the economy of Pakistan. I tried explaining everything to him as simply as I can but I failed to attract his understanding completely until I gave an[...]
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All well now or Pakistan will be another “Argentinian Paradox”?

The greatest economy in the world according to most financial experts is The United States Of America. Yet it has seen 13 recessions since 1929. It has seen an unemployment rate as high as 24.6% during one of those recessions. It has seen 9800 banks declare bankruptcy between 1929 and 1934. Yes, 9800. That was not[...]
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This “STARTUP” Culture Will Kill Pakistan’s Reputation Soon

Disclaimer :This article appeared in KHALEEJ Magazine in 2017 written by MirMak . Conferences, incubation centers, award ceremonies, university sponsorship, 10.8 billion speakers in Pakistan each claiming to know entrepreneurship better than Steve Jobs, funding seminars with zero VC’s, you name it and it has been going on but 98% of Pakistani startups have only done[...]
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The Pakistani Startup Bubble ?

Today at the event where Salim Ghauriwas speaking and we were all listening to his great journey, a young man during the question answer session asked, Is the Pakistani startup bubble about to burst ? And that sent shivers through my spine, not because of the word bubble but because of the lack of understanding of people[...]
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I See A World Financial Crisis Brewing Soon.

The last time I had written something along these lines was in December 2014 because of China, Commodities, Crude Oil and Credit. And the world markets had crashed within the next 3 weeks. China had dropped 40% or so. Asia Pacific dragged along. Russia panicked. Europe lost ground and it was a contagion, almost. The[...]
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Its Over For OPEC In My View…

Donald Trump wants to run the world economy like a personal business. If wishes were horses beggars would ride. Every week or may I dare to say every day, Trump comes up with something that defies logic. May it be bullying the EU, G7, NAFTA, Paris Climate Treaty, Iran nuclear deal, Chinese imports or even[...]
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Dubai’s Economy Is Melting Like A Glacier In The Desert.

Exactly on December 12, 2016, I wrote an article predicting that Dubai is going to see its economic fall. I even gave the dates that it may happen by 2018. Here we are in 2018 and Dubai’s economy has started to melt like an ice cone in a hot summer day near Jumeirah beach. Let’s[...]
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