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The Seneca effect: Why decline is faster than growth (cassandralegacy.blogspot.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 3 Sep 2011  3 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://cassandralegacy.blogspo

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Baltic Dry Index indicating global economic slowdown (thefundamentalview.blogspot.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 27 Jan 2012  1 comment, latest 7 years ago
http://thefundamentalview.blog

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Why do we consider banks to be like holy churches?
by uomo_senza_nome on 26 Jan 2013  Posted 8 years ago
Iceland President from Davos:

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Why Mish is wrong on Hyperinflation (howfiatdies.blogspot.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 8 Jan 2013  Posted 8 years 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....

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Wealthfront (indexuniverse.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 18 Dec 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.indexuniverse.com/s https://www.wealthfront.com/ Have any of you tried this? Like it? Dislike it? any other thoughts?

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Are stocks an inflation hedge? (twocents.blogs.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 13 Dec 2012  17 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://twocents.blogs.com/webl To a certain extent. As long as inflation isn't runaway.#investing

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There's little we can do to prevent another massacre (thedailybeast.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 17 Dec 2012  Posted 8 years 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...

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If we had a Nate Silver for budget debate (cepr.net)
by uomo_senza_nome on 26 Nov 2012  1 comment, latest 8 years ago
http://www.cepr.net/index.php/ Silver managed to call every state exactly right. He ignored the gibberish about momentum or voters moods and simply focused on the data given by the various polls taken...

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Insurance company takeover of healthcare (nomiprins.squarespace.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 12 Nov 2012  3 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://nomiprins.squarespace.c Election rhetoric shuns the big picture in favor of the bigger platitude. Now that The Show is over, we are left with the equivalent of a Sunday morning hangover...

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The super awesome Jon Stewart (jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.c)
by uomo_senza_nome on 12 Nov 2012  1 comment, latest 8 years ago
http://jessescrossroadscafe.bl http://jessescrossroadscafe.bl Bill Moyers said it very well: "an alternate reality, where the truth is as elusive as a moonbeam and facts as alien as little green men with bug...

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Financial Fraud, Moral Hazard and Psychology of Cheating (jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.c)
by uomo_senza_nome on 12 Nov 2012  Posted 8 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...

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Quantitative easing - Levitating the black hole (economicsvoodoo.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 7 Nov 2012  Posted 8 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...

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Finding compromise (econbrowser.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 7 Nov 2012  Posted 8 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...

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The politics of hypocrisy (jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.c)
by uomo_senza_nome on 12 Oct 2012  4 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://jessescrossroadscafe.bl Screw you, I got mine.#politics

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Ralph Nader speaks the truth (capitalismwithoutfailure.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 1 Oct 2012  83 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://www.capitalismwithoutfa

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Maturity Transformation and Duration Mismatch (nonlineardynamic.blogspot.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 6 Oct 2012  Posted 8 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...

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Gold and Central Banks in a game theory perspective (unqualified-reservations.blogsp)
by uomo_senza_nome on 5 Oct 2012  Posted 8 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,...

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More on the housing "recovery" (pragcap.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 27 Sep 2012  1 comment, latest 8 years ago
http://pragcap.com/more-on-tha I don’t intend to rain on the economic parade. I’ve been saying we’d avoid a recession in 2012 for a long time now and the fact that housing stopped...

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Explaining Hyperinflation (azizonomics.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 4 Oct 2012  Posted 8 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...

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Deleveraging has to happen no matter what (comstockfunds.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 20 Sep 2012  7 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://comstockfunds.com/defau We also believe the private debt generated during the manias will continue to be deleveraged as the economy struggles. It is hard to believe the economy will be able...

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Arkady's blog coverage of the debate (rightcondition.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 3 Oct 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.rightcondition.com/ Obama:   "I want to hire 100,000 more teachers." This is despite the fact that public union pensions are absolutely crushing state budgets and have caused numerous nasty fights...

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Does QE work? (creditwritedowns.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 3 Oct 2012  27 comments, latest 8 years ago
Obviously No. but here's a detailed explanation: http://www.creditwritedowns.co I don’t think QE will work. But I believe the Fed and other central banks believe they need to be aggressive because...

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Gap between college tuition and consumer income (soberlook.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 2 Oct 2012  1 comment, latest 8 years ago
http://soberlook.com/2012/10/g Analysts point out that higher education costs in the US have significantly outpaced inflation. Another way to look at the issue however is to compare college costs with disposable...

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The age of narcissism (jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.c)
by uomo_senza_nome on 1 Oct 2012  2 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://jessescrossroadscafe.bl None of the men and women who voted for this bill has any right to speak in public about the rule of law anymore, or to take a high...

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Fat fingers and the price of oil (econbrowser.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 23 Sep 2012  11 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://www.econbrowser.com/arc Those who doubt that oil prices are determined solely by fundamentals would naturally ask, what aspect of the supply or demand for oil could have possibly changed in the...

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Is there such a thing called free will? (amazon.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 22 Aug 2012  53 comments, latest 8 years ago
I am reading this book and I'm not so sure.

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causes and consequences of bubbles (pragcap.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 28 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://pragcap.com/asset-bubbl So why do bubbles form? Because we tend towards herding behavior and other faulty irrational forms of thinking that result in a permanent and sometimes highly distorted market place....

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The Chinese economic miracle or a mirage? (econbrowser.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 27 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.econbrowser.com/arc And China has more 45- to 50-year-olds today than it has 5- to 10-year olds. That means that in another decade or so, the number of people retiring will...

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Open-ended QE (finance.yahoo.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 13 Sep 2012  28 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ Oh dear. The Fed said it will buy $40 billion of mortgages per month in an attempt to foster a nascent recovery in the real estate market. The purchases...

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Justice Inaction (g-a-i.org)
by uomo_senza_nome on 25 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://g-a-i.org/wp-content/up Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty...

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When economists brush with death (businessspectator.com.au)
by uomo_senza_nome on 23 Sep 2012  2 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://www.businessspectator.c The magic of margin was that, if shares rose a mere 10 per cent, you doubled your money, turning $10 million into $20 million. The catch was that, if...

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Restoring the legitimacy of the Fed (baselinescenario.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 24 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://baselinescenario.com/20 The Federal Reserve has a legitimacy problem. Fortunately, a potential policy shift is available that offers both the right thing for the Fed to do and a way to...

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Chaos on Bulls**t mountain (jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.c)
by uomo_senza_nome on 21 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://jessescrossroadscafe.bl The ranks of the working poor have swelled for sure, because of a financial collapse brought on by unfettered greed and fraud of Wall Street, and a stagnant real...

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Consumers adjust to higher oil prices (econbrowser.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 19 Sep 2012  9 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://www.econbrowser.com/arc The graph below plots average U.S. gasoline prices, adjusted for inflation, over the last decade. This is now the fourth time we've been near the $4 threshold. It first...

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US economy since 2009
by uomo_senza_nome on 20 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago

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Dangers of QE3 (freebanking.org)
by uomo_senza_nome on 20 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.freebanking.org/201 Scott Sumner jokingly wonders whether, having been credited by the press for badgering Ben Bernanke's Fed until it at last cried "uncle!" by announcing QE3, he now needs to...

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Qualified borrowers are dwindling at lower rates (housingwire.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 19 Sep 2012  4 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://www.housingwire.com/new The purchase index, which measures applications filed for mortgages on home purchases, fell 4%. Refinance activity, on the other hand, grew 1% from the previous week, with applications tied...

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Do Asset bubbles make us wealthier? (zerohedge.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 13 Sep 2012  12 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ To the extent that home prices begin to rise, consumers will feel wealthier, they'll feel more -- more disposed to spend. If house prices are rising, people may be...

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Krugman, Newton and Zombie banks (azizonomics.com)
by uomo_senza_nome on 16 Sep 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://azizonomics.com/2012/09 My theory is this: our depression is not a problem of insufficient demand. It is systemic; most prominently and immediately financial fragility, financial zombification, moral hazard, and excessive private...

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Conventional Logic vs. Religious Logic (en.wikipedia.org)
by uomo_senza_nome on 9 Dec 2011  239 comments, latest 8 years ago
People who argue that their beliefs are true have the burden of proof. This is a very important concept in making arguments, known as Russell's teapot. Russell's teapot states...
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