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The San Fran Fed Asks What People Think Of QE3: The People Respond

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
September 17, 2012
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Submitted by Tyler Durden   On Friday, the San Francisco Fed, best known for such cutting edge research as “Why Is Unemployment Duration So Long?” (turns out it was Bernanke’s fault), “US Household Deleveraging” which concluded incorrectly that “Going forward, it seems probable that many U.S. households will reduce their debt” (turns out completely wrong as […]

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LI(e)BOR

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
July 19, 2012
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Jon Stewart at the Daily Show brings you the LIBOR scandal. He would like you to know that it doesn’t involve a mythical half-lion, half-boar creature from beyond. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor […]

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Wall Street Bull

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
May 21, 2012
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The fiat money laundered into the economy by the Federal Reserve System has to be injected somewhere. The stock market is often used as an indicator of the health of the economy, but are most of the gains merely reflecting Cantillon effects? The intertwined and symbiotic relationship between the government and the largest firms and […]

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The Financial System Drinking Game

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
January 27, 2012
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This will make you think twice about opening that bar tab. Explaining Modern Finance And Economics Using Booze And Broke Alcoholics Submitted by Tyler Durden on 01/27/2012 14:08 -0500 Courtesy of reszatonline, who brings us the following allegory by way of Tim Coldwell, we are happy to distill (no pun intended) all of modern economics and finance […]

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Bernanke’s Mind Blown As He Realizes Money Just A Symbolic, Mutually Shared Illusion

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
January 9, 2012
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WASHINGTON—The U.S. economy ceased to function this week after unexpected existential remarks by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke shocked Americans into realizing that money is, in fact, just a meaningless and intangible social construct. What began as a routine report before the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday ended with Bernanke passionately disavowing the entire concept of […]

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