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How low can you go? Sweden cuts interest rates to zero
By turtledove  posted 3 days ago:
The world's oldest central bank has slashed interest rates to a record low of 0pc as it battles to ward off deflation. Sweden's Riksbank decided to cut its benchmark "repo rate" by 25 basis points...

Permanent Damage to US Economy
By Bubbabear  22 comments, latest 3 days ago:
mell says jazz music says APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says A tax cut would fix everything. We've proven that time and time again. Wow, you might actually be Sarah Palin. That would be a trip. A tax cut...

U.S. economic confidence increases
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 days ago:
Bubbabear says Oh Really, A gallup pole...... You don't say! ---------------------- Economy Continues To Fall Apart The truth is, real inflation has infected everything households need to buy and deflation will soon hit every asset...

Tea Party Hungary: Thousands protest in Hungary over proposed internet tax
By gsr in Issaquah WA 98075   1 comment, latest 4 days ago:
CaptainShuddup says And a Hungry Tea Party is an angry Tea Party.

Dow Jones Industrials look set to resume decline again this week
By darlag  5 comments, latest 4 days ago:
darlag says Today's expected lackluster performance (NYSE breadth .726:1 ) added to the likelihood that the current wave is counter trend. But this is a Fed week after all, an emotional time for Fed watchers...

"Will These Central Bank Morons Ever Learn?" asks Albert Edwards at Societe Ge
By Mish  posted 4 days ago:
"Will These Central Bank Morons Ever Learn?" asks Albert Edwards at Societe General http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

Consumer spending collapsing in China
By Heraclitusstudent  1 comment, latest 4 days ago:
jvolstad says Maybe they should buy some of our cheap Walmart crap.

Another Unbelievable Stress-Free Test; Whitewash Math and Deferred Tax Assets
By Mish  posted 5 days ago:
Another Unbelievable Stress-Free Test; Whitewash Math and Deferred Tax Assets http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

What Do Seven Billion People Do? Top 10 Mega-Cities by Population 2014 vs. 2030
By Mish  2 comments, latest 5 days ago:
Ceffer says The human petri dish runneth over and is slopping up the sides. I guess our wars, diseases, natural disasters and starvation just aren't doing the jobs they used to. Time to ramp up...

Middle Class Wealth Gone!
By Vicente in Davis CA 95616   146 comments, latest 6 days ago:
Peter P says sbh says Just seat of the pants observation of the nation: the boomers have the money and their appetite for risk is shrinking as they age. Treasuries pay a pittance but they...

Home Prices Drop in 69 of 70 Chinese Cities; Did Pool of Greater Fools Run Out?
By Mish  2 comments, latest 6 days ago:
humanity says IT aways does. Otherwise they aren't fools.

2014 Market Crash Update from The Casey Report Team October 23, 2014 Read more
By Bubbabear  posted 1 week ago:
2014 Market Crash Update from The Casey Report Team – October 23, 2014 Read more at http://investmentwatchblog.com

QE 101 tatupu: How Quantitative Easing Contributed to the Nations Inequality
By gsr in Issaquah WA 98075   67 comments, latest 1 week ago:
tatupu70 says mell says No they didn't - except for our resident clairvoyants. That was the whole premise of the "stimulus" Yes, they did. The stimulus was to create demand. The rest of your post...

Hyperventilation Charade: EU Demands Another 2.1B from UK, "We Won't Pay"
By Mish  posted 1 week ago:
Hyperventilation Charade: EU Demands Another €2.1 Billion from UK, "We Won't Pay," Says Furious Cameron http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

Japanese Style Deflation Coming? Where? Fed Falling Behind the Curve? Which Way?
By Mish  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
Analyzer says My guess is this is a major worry for the Fed.

Union thugs force more jobs out of CA
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   23 comments, latest 1 week ago:
indigenous says mmmarvel says zzyzzx says Liberals don't seem to believe in things like personal choices. Unfair - they certainly believe in choice. Just as long as you're choice matches theirs - then it's all...

Where Do You Peasants Bank? Credit Unions? Hahaha
By Robber Baron Elite Scum in Roslyn NY 11576   67 comments, latest 1 week ago:
phaster says Vicente says Where do the peasants bank? Duh! bank of wal mart is in rural/burbs for inner city folk note the open 24/7 convenience

99 ways to boost pensions in California -- at public cost
By BayAreaObserver  2 comments, latest 1 week ago:
phaster says marcus says But yeah, they need to do what they can to cut abuses. I stared a discussion over at piggingtion asking how other people thought about how unfunded pensions will affect the...

A non-compete clause for sandwich-makers? Something is wrong.
By BayAreaObserver  29 comments, latest 1 week ago:
New Renter says Dan8267 says New Renter says On top of that slaves will have to be fed, clothed and sheltered. Only if you want them to live. Until slaves are scarce, why would the...

European Prices Plunge Most Since Jan 2010; Reflections on Keynesian Stupidity
By Mish  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
humanity says My only thought is it would be easier to respect someone that knew even a little about Keynes and his theories, before criticizing them. Fortunately, poking fun of Mises and libertarian extremists doesn't...

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