An Angry Brazil Calls On US To Change Its Policy Stance

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Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:17 | 699577 hedgeless_horseman
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99% of America does not even know what America's policy stance is regarding the dollar.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:19 | 699591 SheepDog-One
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True, 99% of americans couldnt define 'inflation' or have any what 'QE' is or any of the rest of it....theyre told all is well and prices havent shot up yet so they feel no pain on 99 weeks of unemployment. And thats why the FED and Wall St and govt can get away with what theyre doing. Hell, most americans today feel they WON something by the meet the new boss same as the old boss election!

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:22 | 699608 Sean7k
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I think Mariana's breasts are a good example of inflation through quantitative silicone easing. 

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:49 | 699734 FEDbuster
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I think Robotrader could post a chart of her growth.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:51 | 699742 Instant Karma
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Got to love Brazil. EWZ for me.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:53 | 699747 Turd Ferguson
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Stop the presses!!

I think I just found my new screen saver.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:59 | 699961 hedgeless_horseman
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Divided and conquered.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:11 | 699811 ZackAttack
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Blond spreads are widening.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:16 | 699838 desgust
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EXACTLY my first thought!

Inflated like NYSE!

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:33 | 699676 TheDriver
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99% of America does not understand what Federal Reserve Notes are.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:02 | 699774 outamyeffinway
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You are generous.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 13:47 | 700143 Cruel Aid
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I found a silver certificate in my wallet one day. It stuck out like a sore thumb. I treasure it today.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:52 | 699943 thislittlepiggy
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Make love, not currency war!

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:16 | 699579 Ragnarok
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Just tax the shit out of incoming dollars and buy gold. Fuck. Someone give me a job as a BRIC central banker.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:17 | 699582 cxl9
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Brazilian women are hot.

I have nothing further to add to the discussion.


Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:19 | 699590 gwar5
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The hottest.

"HELP" Disco -- Rio? OMFG

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:29 | 699652 swissinv
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Gwar, try it with Gloria next time ;)

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:57 | 699959 trav7777
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partial to Salvador, myself

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 13:04 | 699966 trav7777
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Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:27 | 699643 swissinv
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they are not getting horny with a low USD... Bitchezz

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:07 | 699795 margaris
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Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:48 | 699931 Vergeltung
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their percentage of hotness is certainly WAY up there....

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:17 | 699584 gwar5
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Jeeez, this is going to get interesting. Why didn't he say something louder before Ben did something?

Too late bro', buy gold or pump more oil

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:54 | 699751 potatomafia
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Peter Schiff will be proven right again....  We are flooding the world with dollars, creating distortions everywhere, and eventually they will say FU to the dollar.



Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:18 | 699589 Qoheleth
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Sorry, Mantega, we're run by undisciplined children who believe in fairy tales.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:07 | 699797 Azannoth
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If you mean the voting public that youre 100% correct

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:19 | 699593 espirit
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Short BennieBux, long physical PM's.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:20 | 699595 Spalding_Smailes
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Would you like some inflation with your coffee ...?

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:20 | 699598 Spartan
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Its interesting the markets I track for a European Energy Trader, coal, european power, european gas and carbon (fairly isolated from joe public) are not drinking todays kool aid....

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:23 | 699613 Rick64
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And here is a gratuitous picture of Marina Mantega. Perhaps now America will finally listen.

Can she dance? Put her on dancing with the stars then you can reach the U.S. public

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 13:01 | 699969 Mariposa de Oro
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Can she mud wrestle?  Marina+Snookie= 200 Million eyeballs glued to TeeVee....if mud isn't your thing how about coleslaw?  Then you guys cans can fistfight to see who gets to help her clean up.  No towels allowed....


Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:23 | 699617 Clark_Griswold ...
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I had a comment to add but lost my train of thought while reviewing the Brazilian Trade,.. "Graph(s)".....?!

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:25 | 699624 doolittlegeorge
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That's ADMIRAL Bernanke, MOFO!  (When I'm not "Huggy Bear Bernanke with my honey's and homey's of course.)  Now--"who's gonna play Liberace"?  Originally I was going to cast Warren Buffet as he "testifies before Congresss."  I'm still sticking with that.  I am being serious btw.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:22 | 699854 knukles
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Testicles before Congress? 

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:28 | 699635 vs an army all alone
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OK, that will do Tyler I'm moving to Brazil

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:51 | 699941 Shameful
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And if you knock one of those fine young ladies up no extradition till the kid is an adult. Or just get citizenship by marring one.

Will say I would love her telling me about monetary policy...hell maybe if she did the TV heads might listen :)

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:26 | 699639 espirit
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You must not have gotten the memo Ben & Tim released, in short they said "Screw Everybody" except amerikan banksters.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:27 | 699642 Rick64
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Brazil if your angry now just wait 6 months.  Hang in there we have a long way to go.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:28 | 699647 Bruno the Bear
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If I was Guido I'd be following Marina around daily with a shotgun to aim at any male that got within 50 feet of her.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:29 | 699651 jus_lite_reading
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The worst response was from China's Xia and Japan's Shirkawa or whatever the EFF his name is- "The Fed's QE is nothing compared to what we will bring to the table..."

Let the wars begin!

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:58 | 699765 Assetman
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What the Fed is doing isn't Quantitative Easing...

... the more apt term is "Quantitative Sleazing".

If China does come to the table with something to counter the Sleazing effect, this is going to end up being more costly than a $600 billion stealth tax increase.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:23 | 699856 jus_lite_reading
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That is why according to my "theory", the situation will be self perpetuating until the last man is standing. At which time, the entire world is thrown in chaos and pandemonium. That being said, I expect a war to break out well in advance of that.

Perhaps those with the least possessions will fare the best! Which brings me back to the simple life of africans and such peoples who will fare much better than lazy americans who can't live 2 hours without a TV remote control or microwavable pizza.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 13:06 | 699985 trav7777
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yeah, river blindness and dying of malnutrition are much preferred

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 14:16 | 700249 jus_lite_reading
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Funny, but that is not the point. Without technology and advancements in pharmacology, the average american won't last a few days without his "flu shots" and Advil. Please, don't get me started on how many people I know are on 3-4 meds "to keep the alive." Bloodpressure meds, cholesterol meds, antiangina meds etc etc.


I'm not advocating moving to Afrika or putting yourself in that situation but rather, cutting back to bare essentials... get ready to do without them.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 16:34 | 700893 Sokhmate
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I agree. I've cut back to the two bare essentials in my life: good sex and healthy food.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 13:06 | 699986 Mariposa de Oro
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Well said!  If I'm going to be poor, I'd rather be around people who know how to be poor than a bunch of formerly spoiled but presently shell shocked Americans.  At least experienced poor people know what's important in life.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:30 | 699655 usexpat
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Tyler, could you please dig up a few videos clips from CNBC from earlier this year in which NUMEROUS analysts said the Euro was in freefall and would reach parity with the dollar. They should be shamed too.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:28 | 699873 jus_lite_reading
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Back in 2008, I called the fall of the EURO and said the EURUSD would hit at least 1.20, perhaps 1.10. I didn't know what would happen after that.


Now, I have been able to map out the next few months- the EURUSD should rise until the bad news leaks out that Greece is allowed to default, along with Ireland and Portugal. The ECB will say that things "are worse than they expected" and the EURUSD will hit 1.20 once again, until the next round of QE III which I expect to be within 6 months as they STEP up their purchases and the dollar falls to 1,45 again.

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:30 | 699658 mohadiep
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nice tits

Thu, 11/04/2010 - 12:06 | 699790 Cognitive Dissonance
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The upholstered chair is spectacular.

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