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October 2011

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For eldemonio: A Few Good Beers

October 31, 2011 – Comments (27)

Hey man,  [more]

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On being right for the wrong reasons

October 24, 2011 – Comments (12)

Excellent post, in complete agreement.   [more]

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MMT - An Excellent Analogy

October 19, 2011 – Comments (3)

This is a nice way to think about the situation. This also mirrors a number of statements that I made in this post.  [more]

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An understanding of MMT can energise the progressive fight back

October 17, 2011 – Comments (2)

Another great post by Bill Mitchell. The whole thing is worth a read.  [more]

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You really should watch this

October 15, 2011 – Comments (15)

If you want a good primer on what Government Budget Deficits are, where our money comes from, watch this talk by Stephanie Kelton. If you are under the impression that the US government is 'broke', you should watch this. If you are under the impression that 'There is no alternative' to austerity, you should watch this. It is 45 minutes very well spent.  [more]

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Revisiting the Large Count

October 13, 2011 – Comments (2)

For anybody that is interested ....  [more]

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Good Balance Sheet Recession Summary

October 12, 2011 – Comments (3)

Cullen Roche again articulates the main economic issue that the US economy faces and I think he is right on. In addition to the post below, I would highly recommend that you read this post: http://pragcap.com/more-unfortunate-math-behind-our-economic-plight  [more]

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Inconsistent 'Analysis'

October 11, 2011 – Comments (7)

I personally am getting pretty tired of reading inconsistent economic and macroeconomic 'analysis'. The classic meaningless ratio that gets thrown around all the time (a la Reinhart and Rogoff) is National Debt / National GDP. The National Debt is a stock (number of dollars), The National GDP is a flow (number of dollars per time, such as quarters or years).   [more]

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Increase in short selling

October 10, 2011 – Comments (2)

Excellent post by Mark at Fund My Mutual Fund regarding the recent spike in short selling in September.

This goes along with the theme of my recent posts, that we have not seen the 'top' of this cyclical bull market yet and that if we crash here, it will be the most widely telegraphed crash ever because nearly everyone is prepared for it:  [more]

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Seriously, Erin Burnett?

October 07, 2011 – Comments (10)

SERIOUSLY, ERIN BURNETT?
6 October 2011 by Cullen Roche

http://pragcap.com/seriously-erin-burnett  [more]

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