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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 42 minutes ago

Re: Definitions: coercion

"Our foreign policy is based on national security interests," al-Jubeir said on Thursday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters in the kingdom’s capital, Riyadh.
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Twist on [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 3 hours ago

Greer finds "Peak Oil"

... As long as the hard facts of geology make it physically possible to do so, large volumes of “petroleum,” in some sense of that increasingly flexible word, will continue to be produced and consumed. With each year that passes, though, a larger [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 11:30 AM

Postcard from Hungary

Author strong on politics [of Hungary] this time:

... Hungary has gotten much bad press lately because of Viktor Orban. Newsweek compared him to Mussolini, and John McCain described him as “a neo-fascist dictator getting in bed with [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:46 AM

Re: TPP: Nuttin' to see here, no loitering!

... here is bit more on how Canada is selling TPP to its boorish and stupid *:

Trade Minister Needs to Break Out of Bureaucrat's Bubble on TPP
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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:06 PM

TPP: Nuttin' to see here, no loitering!

They [Harperites - Conservatives] did it, got booted out of office, ... but, we [Trudeaulites - Liberals] like it!

So, beat it! You vulgar plebs, ...

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland signed the Trans-Pacific [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 5:19 PM

Definitions: coercion

co·er·cion: ... the practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.

An example of practical application [... although we still need to guess who is it that is doing [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 3:36 PM

Canada: Pogey Times!

Canada lost 5,700 jobs in January
Alberta had 10,000 fewer jobs, country's unemployment rate inches up to 7.2%
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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 2:11 PM

Re: Those pinkos at IMF ...

[IMF] define and quantify subsidies to global energy industry!
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Yet Flynn goes ballistic just because $10 per barrel crude oil tax is contemplated for some ungodly, immoral, most unreasonable [more]

Thu Feb 4

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:54 PM

Clueless Fed

This is from my in-box:

If you’re wondering why stock markets are in such turmoil, look no farther than last week’s commentary from the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. What it boils down to is that these financial geniuses don’t have a clue [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:21 AM

Re: Suncor Energy [TSX: SU ]

Latest:

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Suncor Energy Inc , Canada's largest oil and gas company, reported a fourth-quarter operating loss and cut 2016 capital spending plans on Wednesday because of the collapse in global crude [more]

Wed Feb 3

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 4:50 PM

Everest Re Group, Ltd. [NYSE:RE]

Not shabby, ...

HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE:RE) today reported fourth quarter 2015 after-tax operating income1 available to common shareholders of $353.5 million, or $8.17 per diluted common share, [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 2:55 PM

File: 'Self-Confessions'

Blankfein just appended a face to the crime!

... Lloyd Blankfein, the Wall Street giant’s chief executive, said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate might have gone too far in personally targeting him.

“To
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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 12:07 PM

Re: Flynn's 'Energy Report' for today.

If Exxon Mobil, the company that put the 'big" in "big oil", is on downgrade watch, how can smaller companies survive.
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You don't have to go far to "watch" how small[er] [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 11:31 AM

Er, ... Excuse me?!?!?!

What's to question? Playin' us for real stupid, or sumtin'? [ .... oh, get stuffed! ]

Goldman Sachs Says It May Be Forced to Fundamentally Question How Capitalism Is Working
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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 10:49 AM

Flynn's 'Energy Report' for today.

In part:

Truth and Consequences

For oil producing countries and oil companies the moment of truth is at hand as the consequences of crashing oil prices cannot be ignored. With the possibility that Exxon Mobil will see its debt
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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:40 AM

Re: Canadian Spinning Tops

Well, ... back c.1967-68, when I was in tech school - machine shop class - first thing we students machined - on a lathe - were spinning tops, out of a round stock of mild steel.

Anyway, ... operating a lathe, was quite a relief. Prior to [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:13 AM

Re: Oil price 'market driven'?

In other words, Russia is holding weak cards and the Saudis know it.
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This, ... sort of, makes Pepe Escobar's heresy, ... not so much?

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 9:40 AM

Oil price 'market driven'?

Well, a hint that, ... just perhaps, not so? Further, Who is pulling the strings of the puppet?

... It remains within Saudi Arabia’s ability to foster at least a partial recovery in crude prices on its own. A sharp rally in prices last [more]

Tue Feb 2

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:16 PM

Alberta's 'Nötley Crüe' Graded Harshly!

Alberta's nearly-newly minted Premier Rachel Notley unveiled the new Alberta royalty review. Verdict: Sell out not just continues, but accelerates!

... For 35 years, the former Tory government [conservatists!] of Alberta consistently [more]

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