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notehound posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 40 minutes ago

China activates PPT for stock market

According to the Wall Street Journal, China's central bank is effectively attempting to bail out its stock market, which has suffered a 28% slide in the last few weeks, by becoming the "buyer of last resort."

... China’s central [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1 hour ago

Re: Greece Says Oxi!

I hope that gears will turn the Germans into leaders. Enough of this CYA by the Germans. The most powerful country in EU is feckless in unifying the countries and establishing a unified monetary policy similar to the United States.

I [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3 hours ago

Re: OXI

...Greece goes merrily on its way after the best executed defense since Thermopylae.

That's worth a chuckle & a rec whether it turns out to be true or not.

;-)

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notehound posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:20 PM

OT: It's a good thing, too.

Coincidentally, Greece remains among the "Top 10 Bucket List Destinations," according to the following photo essay at MarketWatch:

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:07 PM

Re: Greece Says Oxi!

...unwillingness of any German politician or bureaucrat with real power to comment... Gears are turning.....

David fb,

Hopefully, the Germans and European bureaucrats will convince Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Wolfgang [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:45 PM

Re: Control Panel: Greeks vote "No"

The ECB stands to lose a bundle on Greece, but, hey, they have a printing press so they can just make it up with QE.

Draghi and Yellen are probably on the phone right now - possibly even bringing Bernanke on as a consultant over the [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:34 PM

Re: OXI

Don't think the Greeks can drop the Euro? Nai they can!

FM,

I think it's becoming increasingly clear that the Greeks can dump the Euro (currency).

However, I don't think it's yet clear that the Euro Zone can dump [more]

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notehound posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:42 AM

Malaysia's 1998 advice to Greece

What happened in 1998 (other than the death of "moral hazard" via the Long-Term Capital bailout)? In that year, the Malaysian government defaulted on its debt, rejected the IMF's bailout demands for economy-crushing austerity, radically [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:45 PM

Re: A whole island pretending to be blind

Cheating on taxes and benefits has been a way of life in Greece for along time.

They could start looking for tax evaders among all those who have withdrawn large sums of money from Greek Banks over the time period from when Cyprus [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:10 PM

Re: 'Greece out of cash by weekend'

You don't need to be Greek to realize that "OXI" - the No vote - will win massively and decisively on Sunday.

Ajax,

Here's my knee-jerk reaction to your above comment:

This is the best and worst possible [more]

Fri Jul 3

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:18 PM

Re: 'Greece out of cash by weekend'

If anything, this looks like the end of banksterism in Europe.

One can only hope, Ajax. One can only hope.

;-)

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:12 PM

Re: Should Have Bought More Humana

And the only way that it can be guaranteed is through slavery. But the concept of slavery directly contradicts the concept of essential human rights.

Gosh, Warrl. You seem to imply that all those rich doctors ought not to be forced to [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:38 AM

Re: Should Have Bought More Humana

The ACA and really just an improvement on market for-profit care has just been great for shareholders. Can't say [the ACA] has not been just great for the for-profit insurance industry.

The Affordable Care Act has certainly made care [more]

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notehound posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:03 AM

Yes/No: Either way, the ECB Controls

With Greek voters two days away from voting "Yes or No" in a poorly-understood (or "fuzzy") referendum, it is not clear that a "No" vote would necessitate a Grexit, nor is it clear that a "Yes" vote would lead [more]

Thu Jul 2

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notehound posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:27 PM

Is Elliott Wave Analysis Dead or Moot

At one point, about 15 years ago (around the time of the dot.com bubble), I thought that the Elliott Wave principle(s) had merit. However, at this point, I've decided that Elliott Wave theory cannot be valid, since [more]

Wed Jul 1

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notehound posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:58 PM

Puerto Rico takes steps to pay

Puerto Rico has taken steps to increase the funds available to pay its creditors, as the following excerpt from an AP report indicates:

...The governor already approved measures including creating a 4 percent tax on professional services [more]

Tue Jun 30

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notehound replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:42 AM

Re: Republicans decide big money not so good

You have made it clear in the past that you are not fiscally conservative.

LFO,

My economic views are constantly "evolving."

I still am in favor of a national health care plan, as well as a number of [more]

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notehound replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:35 AM

Re: POLL: Voters don't trust Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is guilty of destruction of evidence and thus is no more trustworthy than was Richard Nixon.

She is not fit to serve in any public office, nor to practice law, since she has committed a disbarrable offense by destroying [more]

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notehound replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:21 AM

Re: Republicans decide big money not so good

Only, the strongest in the field should be invited.

The only ones I want to hear are Rubio, Paul and Fiorina.

Any combination of those three would be a much better choice for President than Hillary, who is too dishonest to [more]

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notehound replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:10 AM

Re: Greece Needs to be Treated Like MS and Alaba

[the latter:] "take the pain now and try to put things on a more sustainable ground"
It may be well too late for the latter...


SB,

It has been too late since at least 1998's Long Term Capital bailout, possibly [more]

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