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Fri Jul 24

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MrPlunger replied to the Free For All Economics board. 11:47 PM

Re: Ray Dalio's note on the China bubble

Chinese households lost more money than anyone in recent memory

Ahem ... the Shanghai composite is still DOUBLE where it was only a year ago. It all depends on your start point.



Yes China's economy is slowing, but [more]

Wed Jul 8

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MrPlunger replied to the Free For All Economics board. 11:25 AM

Re: Panic of 2015: 72% Of Chinese Stocks Frozen Now

The interesting thing with those stocks suspended is that the futures trade at a discount to the index they settle to.

In Singapore, the Xinhua future is 10% below the (distorted) level of the index. I backed up the truck today.

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Fri Jul 3

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:51 AM

Re: Yes/No: Either way, the ECB Controls

Paddy Power has a yes quite likely

http://www.paddypower.com/bet/politics/other-politics/europe...

In other recent polls, [more]

Tue Jun 23

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:57 AM

Re: NASA: Disturbing Trends in Water Supply

But of course it's taboo to mention the relentless increase in the world's population of humans as the core factor exacerbating every man made environmental problem ... it's a human right to have as large a family as one fancies ... or in countries [more]

Fri Jun 19

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:16 PM

Re: Interesting Chart

It all helps them sell their excess foreign currency and so keep the Yuan down ... and keep their trade surplus up ... and so our jobs within their borders.

On the plus side, if they play too nasty and warlike, they get to lose a lot more [more]

Wed Jun 17

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MrPlunger replied to the Free For All Economics board. 9:15 AM

Re: Kenya: Did World Bank Help Burn Their Homes?

father of seven ... I did not have enough food for the family to eat

It is difficult to have much sympathy, people having large families are responsible for so many problems that ail the world, population numbers are the multiplier [more]

Tue Jun 16

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:09 AM

Re: Greece: Heavy guns coming out

setting in motion a broader wave of "straightening out global imbalances" - within the eurozone, or beyond

Well yes ... there must be many a "well funded" "conservative" pension fund with its liabilities [more]

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:26 AM

Re: Greece: Heavy guns coming out

The Greek government has p'd off our Europols


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Fri May 29

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:25 PM

Re: Are we being played?

Poz,

It was great to see you again in Horley, I hope the rest of your trip went well.

The question I keep asking myself is "can people (Fed Guvnors) who have risen to the top of their profession really be so utterly [more]

Fri May 8

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:16 AM

Re: Patrick Cox on Cancer

Here's an open link, might not be the whole thing but quite interesting ...

http://www.mauldineconomics.com/tech/tech-digest/changing-th...

Wed Apr 29

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:32 AM

Re: Ulta-low or negative interest rates:

Poz Lots of good points about the unsustainability of the paradigm, but what struck me about this paper is that the author offers no solution, no alternative to continuously increasing debt.

Well, he did suggest "structural [more]

Sun Sep 30

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MrPlunger wrote 3:15 PM

Why is the Fed sucking assets out via QE when Bernanke himself acknowledges a savings glut ... or put another way, a shortage of assets? How inefficient can Fed policy get ...

Mon Jun 11

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MrPlunger wrote 1:21 PM

Imbalances are the underlying issue - flow of money to the rich and to the trade surplus nations leaving everyone else with just debts. In aggragate, too much saving. Le probleme c'est moi.

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