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Technology: The backbone of financial markets

In today’s dynamic financial markets, one needs to make intelligent, sound, and quick decisions, the key enabler of which, is technology. While it is true that the structure of financial markets is complex, with many pillars such as regulations, taxes, and legal compliance, technology is playing an extremely critical role, having the capacity to completely ruin the mechanism of a ... Read More »

Toyota-Daihatsu joint venture to build cars for emerging markets

Toyota Motor Corporation and Daihatsu Motor Company have come together to form the ‘Emerging-Market Compact Car Company’. If the name isn’t suggesting enough, the venture will design and build budget cars that focus only on the emerging markets in South-east Asia as well as India and South America and possibly Africa too. Daihatsu, known for is small cars, was acquired ... Read More »

Toyota-Daihatsu joint venture to build cars for emerging markets

Toyota Motor Corporation and Daihatsu Motor Company have come together to form the ‘Emerging-Market Compact Car Company’. If the name isn’t suggesting enough, the venture will design and build budget cars that focus only on the emerging markets in South-east Asia as well as India and South America and possibly Africa too. Daihatsu, known for is small cars, was acquired ... Read More »

‘Bad Goldilocks’ emerges as market’s worst enemy

Remember “Goldilocks,” that pristine economic condition where growth was strong but not so strong as to induce tighter Fed policy? Well, now meet her evil twin. This is the new state of affairs in the U.S., where growth isn’t strong enough to inspire much confidence but not weak enough to induce easing from the U.S. central bank. It’s an uncomfortable ... Read More »

‘Bad Goldilocks’ emerges as market’s worst enemy

Remember “Goldilocks,” that pristine economic condition where growth was strong but not so strong as to induce tighter Fed policy? Well, now meet her evil twin. This is the new state of affairs in the U.S., where growth isn’t strong enough to inspire much confidence but not weak enough to induce easing from the U.S. central bank. It’s an uncomfortable ... Read More »

The Trade: What February brings for markets

Getty Images Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. January was a month to forget for investors due to a synchronized sell-off in stocks around the world. But as February comes around, the market’s uptrend may resume, if history is any guide. Using data from Kensho, a tool designed to quantify historical market events, CNBC Pro ... Read More »

Here’s why today is an important day for the markets

This is an important day. It’s important we hold some gain, even a modest one. On Friday, the markets sank, but it’s not that they sank, it’s where they sank to. We ended essentially at the August lows (let’s not quibble about a few points here and there), which were the lows for last year. Inflection points Dow: 15,666 (August ... Read More »