Forget China – India Is the Next Hub of Tech Profits

These days, India boasts the world's most dynamic economy. It's also ripe for tech investment, with 6 million new Internet users added every month.

And this little-known tech firm is best positioned to spearhead this massive growth - and capture the ensuing profits. Get the ticker here...

Global Markets

These Stocks to Buy Now Will Profit from the World's Next Hot Market – India

India is now the world's fastest-growing major economy, making it an ideal place to look for stocks to buy now as U.S. multinational companies seek to take advantage of the explosive economic growth there. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India's gross national product is expected to grow at a rate of 7.3% in […]

Here are some stocks to buy to profit from this trend...

Tech Investing

An Easy Way to Play India's Explosive Growth

China, reinforced by its recent mega gas-purchase deals, has been turning to Russia for some time as an economic partner. Now, it seems, the only other billion-plus population country may be doing the same.

Rather than looking west, India is looking east, and contemplating its future as part of a Eurasian union.

From numerous angles India's future is bright. As you'll see, now's the time to get in on it...

Precious Metals

Indian Gold Demand Was Down 39% in Q2 – but Will Rise 27% in Q3

Indian gold demand fell 39% at 204.1 tons in the second quarter according to data released by the World Gold Council (WGC) last week. Gold jewelry demand was also down 18% at 154.5 tons.

Import duties leftover from a currency crisis in 2013 have stifled Indian gold demand from their origination through this Q2.

Although the duties were supposed to have been repealed, they still haven’t been. Here’s why – plus two reasons the country’s demand will pick up quickly in the latter half of 2014…

Defense Suppliers Compete for a Piece of India’s Multibillion-Dollar Military Revamp

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is in talks with India for a $5.8 billion military aircraft deal as the country triples its defense budget, leading defense suppliers to compete for a piece of the multibillion-dollar action.

India is negotiating with Boeing over the purchase of 10 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, which would be the largest defense order from India for Boeing, the second-largest U.S. defense contractor. India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said in February the government would spend $33 billion on defense in the fiscal year starting April 1.

The Asian country's "defense procurement budget is quite huge," Laxman Kumar Behera, a research fellow at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, told Bloomberg. "The U.S. arms industry has become quite interested in the Indian defense market."

Boeing expects to bid for as much as $31 billion of military contracts in the next 10 years as India looks to replace aging Russian-made equipment.

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Prosperity Piquing Investor Interest in India

In the investment world, there's often so much talk about China in the United States that the tremendous success in India gets short shrift. But business there is booming.

The world's third-fastest growing economy is set to expand by 8.5% this year, the most in the past half-decade. Such rapid growth has compelled the central bank to lift interest rates four times in the past six months.

Compare that with the U.S. Federal Reserve, which has made clear it intends to keep rates low through at least the middle of next year due to limp demand and negligible inflation.

While American consumers are burdened by high levels of debt and joblessness, India's urban middle class and farmers – who have enjoyed a year of ample but not over-abundant rainfall and rising prices – are eager to spend their newfound wealth.

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Equitymaster: How to invest in an infra stock?

  RoE Table     FY06     FY07     FY08     FY09     FY10     Company A     37.1%     39.1%     41.3%     32.5%     32.3%     Company B     19.5%     10.7%     13.1%     12.5%     11.0%   A cursory look at the table might reveal that we are comparing companies across two different industries. This appears because of the vast RoE differential persisting between both the companies. But you might be […]

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Money Morning Mid-Year Forecast: India is on the Path to Double-Digit Growth

India could be well on it's way to becoming the world's most appealing opportunity… if it learns how to control inflation and cut it's debt. Read this report to discover the opportunities and challenges facing India's economy right now. And, find out the best ways to make a bundle on India's growing economy.

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Misguided Policy Paving the Way for a Double-Dip Recession

With unemployment still hovering near 10%, policymakers should be doing all they can to combat joblessness and reinvigorate a recovery that is showing signs of weakness.

But they're not.

Instead, they're reeling in stimulus measures and enabling a double-dip recession, simply for the sake of fiscal austerity.

The Labor Department is expected to report today (Friday) that the unemployment rate held steady at 9.7% in June, or worse, edged up to 9.8%. That would follow yesterday's (Thursday's) disappointing report that showed new claims for jobless benefits jumped by 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 472,000. The four-week moving average, which smoothes out volatility, rose by 3,250 to 466,500 – its highest level since March.

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India Says Economy Will Grow by 8.75% This Year, but Obstacles Remain

The Indian economy will grow by as much as 8.75% in the coming fiscal year, the country's finance ministry predicted on Thursday. But concerns about inflation and a growing deficit have some analysts worried.

The annual Economic Survey released in parliament yesterday (Thursday), one of New Delhi's most important policy documents, said Asia's third largest economy will return to a high rate of growth as it stages a "remarkable recovery" from the global recession. Economic growth this year is estimated at about 7.5%.

The comprehensive annual assessment of India's economic performance was released a day before the government is scheduled to reveal its national budget, which is widely expected to outline policy changes to wind down fiscal stimulus measures and reduce the country's worst deficit in 20 years.

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