Black turns red… the logic differs, or logic defied!

People out there are smart, so most of you know what Black Friday denotes. It's the official beginning for Xmas shopping, so logically shouldn't the Friday following Thanksgiving be termed Red Friday? Pardon... it even sounds foolish, right? Well... I wouldn't be surprised if it was indeed a Red Friday this year! Reports indicate it … Continue reading Black turns red… the logic differs, or logic defied!

In an impending credit card debacle, who will be blamed?

My personal maxim has always been, if you've spent the money, pay for it... pay it all, before you're even billed (or reminded)! It doesn't matter whether I have a revolving credit line, or whether I'm using a charge card, or whether I borrowed 10 bucks from my mother with whom I lived for a … Continue reading In an impending credit card debacle, who will be blamed?

Now, it’s I, back in business, talking of the now-official “recession” in the US.

Yes, that's right... It took the US government an entire year to surmise that the country has indeed been in recession since last December! I guess, individuals can sense the slump and slowing pulse, way ahead, but officially, a doctor must wait for all the test results to come through, before declaring that the patient … Continue reading Now, it’s I, back in business, talking of the now-official “recession” in the US.

Mumbai mourners, paying tribute to the departed…

Photos: Courtesy, The New York Times