Has The US Been Living In A 'Field-Of-Dreams' Since Mar09?

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Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:04 | 1812562 YesWeKahn
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Fear it or love it, this eventually will trigger a QE(n++)

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:06 | 1812579 trav7777
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summing up China too...all central planning systems.

Malinvestment as far as the eye can see

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:12 | 1812612 qussl3
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As long as they run a surplus, and can keep the masses fed, that malinvestment can continue longer than we think.

Most likely the ME blowing up is what brings the charade down.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 12:09 | 1812908 dlmaniac
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Since 1990's I'd say after US became a net-debtor nation.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:54 | 1812829 nyse
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We're basically in the Age of Malinvestment. When does it end?

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Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:57 | 1812837 LeonardoFibonacci
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"If you build it, they will come"

In the movie field of dreams, Ray Liotta tells Kevin Costner the above phrase.


On Wall Street the CEO's tell their salesforces, if you create CDS's and weapons of Fiancial Mass Destruction, the masses (sheeple) will gobble it all up.  But most of all everyone on WS will get rich creating garbage products except the sheeple that get fleeced!

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 12:00 | 1812868 LeonardoFibonacci
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Wed, 10/26/2011 - 12:37 | 1813044 common_sense
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A bearish market needed asap to clean every financial excess, sooner than later will be better for all of us. but politicians still playing with ambition only and they don't care. good trouble.

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Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:05 | 1812564 SheepDog-One
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1) Print money.

2) Hand to banks and Corps to build up inventories.

3) ???


Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:06 | 1812574 GeneMarchbanks
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Matters not. We're a 'service' economy remember?

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:07 | 1812586 SheepDog-One
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Pizza delivery drivers in Hummers, bitchez.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:38 | 1812759 Robert-Paulson
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Apparently, pizza delivery guys are being robbed like hot cakes




Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:52 | 1812824 Piranhanoia
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armored, armed, and a blood test will be required if you want cheese.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 12:26 | 1812995 piceridu
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SD-1...that's funny!

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:08 | 1812595 J 457
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No, we're a bankrupt economy that needs to find a way to pay back 15 trillion.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:09 | 1812599 srsly-wtf
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Domino's is hiring...

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:13 | 1812615 Steel_Preacher
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We are the Borg. You will be assimilated. We will add your Financial and technological distinctiveness to our own. You will exist to service US. Resistance is futile.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 13:51 | 1813327 Andy_Jackson_Jihad
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Q: What do you call a service economy with a trade deficit and no world-reserve currency?

A: A 3rd world shithole!

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:07 | 1812587 firstdivision
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This is what happens when there is ultra-cheap liquidity pumped into a system.  Momo's are showing what happens when that lidiquity starts to dry up.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:07 | 1812589 The Axe
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The amount of money that is hidden in the GSE's is nuts, add in the amount of disposal money people now earmark for personal spending vs paying their mortgage, also include the amount of money that is hidden on balance sheets, because of mark-to-market doesn't exist.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:08 | 1812593 Tsar Pointless
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Supply-side economics.

Epic fail.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:14 | 1812627 srsly-wtf
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you are so clueless, not worth the time...

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:22 | 1812674 Tsar Pointless
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No, please, I beg of thee - waste time for both of us and others.

Provide the reasons for how clueless I am.

Enlighten us.

Thank you.


Wed, 10/26/2011 - 13:57 | 1813364 Andy_Jackson_Jihad
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Because fed easing in response to output gap is designed to address Ag. DEMAND. Supply side economics attempts to raise....guess now.... Ag. Supply! Which tsar position did black jesus appoint you to?

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:34 | 1812740 karzai_luver
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Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:08 | 1812596 SheepDog-One
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Nevermind cops open fire on protestors....yea Im sure all this ends well, as long as more money printing is accomplished!


Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:19 | 1812650 Tsar Pointless
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Apparently, one "bad apple protestor" began throwing rocks, prompting the violent police response.

Who wants to lay odds that this "bad apple protestor" was a policeman in disguise?

Like they would ever do something like that.


And we have 9/11 - the PNAC gift that keeps on giving - to thank for the massive expansion of the Amerikkkan police state.

What a country!

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:12 | 1812611 JustObserving
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Greenspan wants to bulldoze excess housing inventory.  Now he can extend the bulldozing to all excess inventories - after all the Fed can generate a trillion dollars or two with a few keystrokes.  

Bullish for CAT

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 11:17 | 1812640 srsly-wtf
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No...Ben should buy all excess inventories and ship to Greece. It would create lots of jobs and give everyone something to do while Rome burns.

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