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Sun Aug 23

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:35 AM

Re: The Yuan, the Tenge & the Petrodollar...

higher borrowing costs for governments, companies, and ultimately, consumers as money becomes scarcer.


The lower oil price is a huge benefit for oil importing countries. More money to spend domestically, boosting GDP. All that [more]

Tue Aug 18

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:41 PM

Re: need 1.6 Earths per annum

even if we could talk about NPG those remaining would I suspect just use more each.


Sure Tim, and assuming it would be nice for everyone to consume more, this is the only route than allows it.

And we have to go a long [more]

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:20 AM

Re: need 1.6 Earths per annum

There aren't many long term solutions to this, in fact there's only really one

http://www.npg.org/what-npg-stands-for.html

Negative Population Growth.

Until it's [more]

Fri Jul 31

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MrPlunger replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:59 PM

Re: WHO: Ebola vaccine is 'highly effective'

Yes, but internet expert Jenny McCarthy tells me it might give my child autism, so no thanks


From Wikipedia

Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy (born November 1, 1972)[1][2] is an American model, television [more]

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.

In [more]

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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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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