Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Eurozone gets ready for sovereign default

Last night, the European Council agreed to a crisis mechanism which would be used in the event of a sovereign default. (Most sophisticated investors consider such an event as likely within the next year or two  for Greece.) The mechanism agreed to by … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy –from xkcd

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Reading the tea leaves: or how to determine the November 2010 FOMC vote

We are coming to the crunch period of the latest drama starring our own central bankers at the Fed.  Its title might be “To Ease or Not To Ease”. That is the question which has been on everyone’s mind since Chairman Bernanke … Continue reading

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The Fed is blowing bubbles in US equity markets

At this very moment, we are all watching the Fed blowing a new asset bubble – a stock market bubble. Equities have been blithely shooting up, but not because the fundamental economic indicators are pointing to growth and prosperity for … Continue reading

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A first look at the system

The Miniature Earth is a simple statistical look at demographic elements and connections in the system.  I also like the music.

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