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With the issue of Euro zone debt taking center stage again – with Greece in real and immediate danger of default –it looks an opportune time once again to take a rather philosophical view about debt or its mirror twin called credit.
The journalist I mentioned in a previous post who currently works on her masteral thesis, has posed to me the following query:
“What kind of journalism would be best for making investors out of an OFW nation?”
This post is my attempt to answer the query.
Well, making investors out of OFWs is a very tall order. It is a very, very big problem.
In fact, I should say this is the biggest problem with respect to the OFW program as regards the economic side.
There’s a strange connection between the stock market and boxing success.
In the stock market there are bulls and bears; in the realm of boxing or pugilism, there also are bulls and bears. The bulls are those times when a boxer keeps on winning and if ever he loses, he quickly regains the winning touch. The bears come when the boxer loses and appears to have lost the winning touch.