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April 17th, 2014
BP Manager In Charge of Cleaning Up the Gulf Oil Spill Dumped $1 Million In BP Stock Before the Severity of Spill Was DiscoveredSubmitted by George Washington on 04/18/2014 01:48 -0400
... Instead of Actually DOING Anything to Clean Up the Spill
The Spirit of Keynes he'll consult...
The majority of global growth in the next decade will instead be generated by "frontier markets". in fact, over the past five years, 43 of the 47 highest-growth economies have come from the frontier.
You know when you want to read that last page of the book just before you fall off into the Land of Nod and the Sandman comes and sandbags you to fall asleep?
So, It Seems Like That Andreesen Dude Might Actually Know What He's Talking About, But I'll Still Spill His SecretsSubmitted by Reggie Middleton on 04/17/2014 14:00 -0400
I got into a Twitter debate with Marc Andreesen of Netscape (the inventor of the commercial web browser) and Andreesen Horowitz (the VC fund that financed Facebook, Twitter, Skype & Zynga) fame.
He spit out what was mostly common sense, yet still flew in the face of what is taught in school, most text books and by most B school teachers. Here's how it went down...
1/A few common fallacies about valuation of public and private technology companies:
They’re not even trying to blame the weather this time.
World War O
Surprise! This is looking more like a here-and-now problem
“Bail-in” means that the bank’s owners - the shareholders, and creditors - the bondholders and now even depositors, will be line to absorb losses banks will incur, before outside sources of finance may be called upon. Deposit confiscation cometh ...
Scientific Study Shows that the U.S. Is an Oligarchy
First we deny, then we deny we ever denied, and then we forget we were ever in denial. Man is an extremely efficient organic computing machine, so this is just kid’s stuff we learn right out of the crib.
We believe Fed’s actions would be more appropriately described as permitted cancerous beliefs to spread throughout the financial system, thereby killing Democratic Capitalism which is the basis of the capital markets.
Yes, this is not meant to be ironic.