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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]

Thu Apr 9

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:46 PM

Re: European equities record Q1

Convert to USD though and the investor in Eurostoxx is 10% underwater from a year ago. Even leaving their money in a deposit at -1% pa in Swiss Francs would have been a better investment (just).

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Tue Mar 24

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:04 PM

Re: 'the first day of Renminbi trade'

Is this the Marche Funèbre for the USD as the world's reserve currency?


Maybe. The issuer of a reserve currency needs to run a current account deficit in order to get their currency out there. To do this whilst keeping [more]

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Thu Mar 12

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:29 PM

Re: OT - Putin Health Rumours

Or a putsch?

http://windowoneurasia2.blogspot.de/2015/03/conspiracy-of-ge...

Not very encouraging regarding who might take over [more]

Fri Mar 6

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MrPlunger replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:41 PM

Re: Structuring a homemade dividend

Hi everyone, a newbie to the board here.

The discussion on how to exit from a shareholding is more interesting to us oldsters than to young new investors who are in accumulation mode but here goes.


When accumulating holdings, [more]

Wed Feb 25

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MrPlunger posted to the Mining and Metals board. 5:36 PM

2 oz gold per Iwatch

http://www.cultofmac.com/313458/demand-apple-watch-use-third...

If so, they are going to be expensive watches.

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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