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Baltic Dry Index indicating global economic slowdown
By uomo_senza_nome  1 comment, latest 1 year ago:
Bubbabear says The Baltic Dry Index is around 900, and is another indicator of the disconnect. The peak of the Baltic Dry Index was around 11,000 about 5 years ago. This shows you what is...

Why do we consider banks to be like holy churches?
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 1 year ago:
Iceland President from Davos:

Why Mish is wrong on Hyperinflation
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 1 year ago:
http://howfiatdies.blogspot.co Mish thinks people would not decide to have hyperinflation. I don't believe there has ever been a "decision to have hyperinflation". Hyperinflation is when things get out of control. It is not something central...

Wealthfront
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 1 year ago:
http://www.indexuniverse.com/s https://www.wealthfront.com/ Have any of you tried this? Like it? Dislike it? any other thoughts?

Are stocks an inflation hedge?
By uomo_senza_nome  17 comments, latest 1 year ago:
AverageBear says uomo_senza_nome says Thanks. But wouldn't buying individual stocks cost commissions everytime you engage in a transaction? Isn't a mutual fund better in that case? Such as say for example VWELX. Which contains the...

There's little we can do to prevent another massacre
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 1 year ago:
http://www.thedailybeast.com/a There just aren't good words to talk about Newtown.  It is a crime that literally defies imagination--hell, it flings imagination down and dances upon its head.  No one reading this can imagine strolling into...

If we had a Nate Silver for budget debate
By uomo_senza_nome  1 comment, latest 1 year ago:
CaptainShuddup says Listening to Liberals talk about the things they wish another Liberal would have said or done, is a bit like watching a Bass fishing pro/NASCAR fan, build his fantasy Football team.

Marco Rubio on the age of the earth
By uomo_senza_nome  34 comments, latest 1 year ago:
lostand confused says thomaswong.1986 says No point being lost and confused.. Obama accused Romney of having Swiss and Cayman 'bank accounts' which the Media blew out of proportion by pointing to securities investments in companies...

Insurance company takeover of healthcare
By uomo_senza_nome  3 comments, latest 2 years ago:
zzyzzx says We have insurance company apologists here????

The super awesome Jon Stewart
By uomo_senza_nome  1 comment, latest 2 years ago:
thomaswong.1986 says Yes, Moyers does raise millions of dollars via donations and puts it into public television. Well kudos for Moyers.. there is no need for the govt to borrow from china or tax the...

Financial Fraud, Moral Hazard and Psychology of Cheating
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 2 years ago:
http://jessescrossroadscafe.bl But there are times when corruption and callous greed becomes more tolerated, and a larger segment of the population that is not amoral, but is perhaps morally ambivalent or suggestible, joins in on the...

Quantitative easing - Levitating the black hole
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 2 years ago:
http://www.economicsvoodoo.com A black hole is a region of spacetime where gravity prevents anything, including light, from escaping Around a black hole there is a mathematically defined surface called an event horizon that marks the point...

Finding compromise
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 2 years ago:
http://www.econbrowser.com/arc But the Republicans held control of the House of Representatives and Americans remain deeply divided. Historically, the party in control of the White House loses some congressional seats in the midterm elections. That means...

The politics of hypocrisy
By uomo_senza_nome  4 comments, latest 2 years ago:
kentm says Ceffer says Sounds like Biden was mad because his "bribe" to Ryan's district did not purchase acquiescence. Snarky joker and laughing, snide condescension aren't flattering traits in people, much less politicians of Biden's...

Ralph Nader speaks the truth
By uomo_senza_nome  83 comments, latest 2 years ago:
freak80 says Homeboy says Gore kissed his wife wrong. Obama "fist-bumped" with his wife. Obama looked at the floor. Dennis Kucinich is too short. etc. We have television to thank for that. Style is now...

Maturity Transformation and Duration Mismatch
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 2 years ago:
http://nonlineardynamic.blogsp Paul Krugman conveys an idea in words better than anyone else regarding the topic that is at the heart of modern banking: maturity transformation. In simple terms, individual savers deposit their money with the...

Gold and Central Banks in a game theory perspective
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 2 years ago:
http://unqualified-reservation In case anyone with a lot of dollars is reading today, my position on the gold price is the same as in 2006. If gold will eventually be remonetized, gold is insanely cheap. If...

More on the housing "recovery"
By uomo_senza_nome  1 comment, latest 2 years ago:
taxee says Let's call it what it is. The fed has managed to arrest the correction by buying all the houses.

Explaining Hyperinflation
By uomo_senza_nome  posted 2 years ago:
http://azizonomics.com/2012/10 This is a post in three sections. First I want to outline my conception of the price level phenomena inflation and deflation. Second, I want to outline my conception of the specific inflationary case...

Deleveraging has to happen no matter what
By uomo_senza_nome  7 comments, latest 2 years ago:
lostand confused says I forget which company it was that went into bankruptcy , wiped out 90 billion + in debt off their balance sheet. They came out and their executives still fly in corporate...

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