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More US recovery illusions: GDP misses target, markets cheer.

Last Friday’s report was released, and as I predicted, a lot of blame for the sluggish figures fell on the weather. Despite a strong February on the markets, indices soaring to new highs, economic fundamentals are not responding to the … Continue reading

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Soros doubles a bearish bet on the S&P 500, to the tune of $1.3 billion

Soros doubles a bearish bet on the S&P 500, to the tune of $1.3 billion Ok. Soros is shorting the S&P 500 Within Friday’s 13F filings news was the revelation that the firm, founded by legendary investor George Soros, increased … Continue reading

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US Job Market: The Optimist Narrative vs. Reality

A lot in economics depends on forecasting and number-crunching. When a certain positive interpretation of macro figures such as GDP forecasts, unemployment numbers, or interest rate future variations, becomes the only existing media narrative out there, one might conclude that … Continue reading

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Delusional Economy

Great video by Peter Schiff, on the recent stock market rallies and the disconnection with real economics.

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Scary 1929 market chart gains traction

Scary 1929 market chart gains traction As the author puts it You may still be inclined to dismiss this. But there were many more were laughing last November when this scary chart began circulating. Not as many are laughing now. … Continue reading

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The (Political) Truth behind the $ 13 billion JPMorgan Penalty

One of the world’s biggest financial institutions, JPMorgan Chase, has allegedly agreed to pay a fine that settles its civil cases facing its actions prior and during the financial crisis of 2009. The fine is reported to reach $13 billion, … Continue reading

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The “Ricardian-Equivalence” and Helicopter Money: A Legitimate Debate

In my last post I expressed my humble personal belief that monetary policy implemented throughout the Western world is inefficient and is being increasingly perceived as not sustainable by households and investors. In a summary of her questions to Adair … Continue reading

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Monetary policy as an answer to global recession? Are you serious?!

I believe the answer to the current recession in Europe and the States is not a macro policy one. It lies in deep micro economic understanding of our personal and economic behavior. The economic debate globally, as I mentioned in … Continue reading

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How the Fed Rules and Inflates – Murray N. Rothbard – Mises Daily

How the Fed Rules and Inflates – Murray N. Rothbard – Mises Daily. Murray N. Rothbard writes this wonderful piece  to discuss the Fed’s, and consequently a large majority of central banks today, monopoly of monetary creation. Apart from the … Continue reading

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