• Pivotfarm
    04/18/2014 - 12:44
    Peering in from the outside or through the looking glass at what’s going down on the other side is always a distortion of reality. We sit here in the west looking at the development, the changes and...

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Pivotfarm's picture

China Wanted Capitalism But it Also Got Strikes

China Hong Kong Reality United Kingdom Yuan Peering in from the outside or through the looking glass at what’s going down on the other side is always a distortion of reality. We sit here in the west looking at the development, the changes and the progress of China and then the stark reality kicks in.


williambanzai7's picture

PaGiNG DR KRuGMaN...

Krugman The Spirit of Keynes he'll consult...


Capitalist Exploits's picture

A Blueprint for Investing in Frontier Markets

Brazil BRICs China Eastern Europe Gross Domestic Product Harvard Business School India Institutional Investors Iraq None Quantitative Easing Transparency Volatility 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.


Pivotfarm's picture

Growth Rate China Slowest in 18 Months

Brazil China Federal Reserve Gross Domestic Product India Yuan 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?


Reggie Middleton's picture

So, It Seems Like That Andreesen Dude Might Actually Know What He's Talking About, But I'll Still Spill His Secrets

Apple Bitcoin Book Value Federal Reserve fixed Google Reggie Middleton Sell Side Analysts Twitter Twitter 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:


Bruce Krasting's picture

A Ramble on PR

Bond Deep Thoughts Demographics Dispora fixed France High Yield Japan Mexico Puerto Rico Surprise! This is looking more like a here-and-now problem


williambanzai7's picture

ROFL NATO!

Secretary General Scooby Dooby Do!


GoldCore's picture

Bail-Ins Approved By EU Yesterday - Coming In UK, U.S. And Globally

Bond British Pound Creditors Displaced Moving Average HFT High Frequency Trading High Frequency Trading Lehman Lehman Brothers notional value Reuters Sovereign Debt Ukraine United Kingdom White House “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 ...


Cognitive Dissonance's picture

Enlightened Self Interest and Financial Industry Hypocrisy - Chapter Two of Three

Bank of America Bank of America Cognitive Dissonance Corruption ETC Fail Federal Reserve Goldman Sachs goldman sachs Herd Mentality Medicare None Precious Metals Too Big To Fail 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.  


Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The End Result of the Fed’s Cancerous Policies and When It Will Hit

Bond Brazil Capital Markets China Citigroup Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank ETC France Goldman Sachs goldman sachs Housing Market Institutional Investors Lehman Monetary Policy Moral Hazard Morgan Stanley Reality Sovereign Debt United Kingdom 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.  


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