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  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! READING MATERIAL #2 !!  [View instapost]
    Here's some new reading material to ponder, especially if you've wondered about the prospects of adopting MMT.

    http://bit.ly/1LMjhME
    Sep 2, 2015. 10:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pop Monetary Economics [View article]
    Yeah Larry, I tend to agree with your idea that Krugman shouldn't bear the red flag of liberalism on his chest. However, as a slightly left of center moderate, it doesn't bother me as much as the folks I too often meet who when unable to present a convincing rationale for their strongly held and yet unsubstantiated views proudly announce oh, I'm not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! In my view the guys to the left of me don't bother me much because they are their own worst enemies and will fail and go away over time without my help if I just leave them alone, whereas the guys on the right are capable of doing so much more damage on such short notice and they really don't like it if you're not with them. But yeah, whatever the ideology, whomever is to blame, that reducing the deficits thing that was done during the Clinton years really set us up for an upset.
    Aug 31, 2015. 02:20 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • POSTINGS FOR THE 3RD "IT MOCK PORTFOLIO" CHALLENGE.....CHAPTER 1 !! [View instapost]
    Looks like you're not the only one to wonder if something is amiss. But me I really trust the reliability of the IT system.

    http://seekingalpha.co...
    Aug 29, 2015. 03:25 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • POSTINGS FOR THE 3RD "IT MOCK PORTFOLIO" CHALLENGE.....CHAPTER 1 !! [View instapost]
    Your in good shape then; just make sure to continue to avoid magnesium stearates in your diet and 3X Biotech in your portfolio and you will surely continue to do very well.
    Aug 28, 2015. 01:39 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: How Does The Wild Week End? [View article]
    The Great Swami has touched on one of the dominant realities of today's economy. MSM/Fox/NWS has repeatedly broadcast the money printing meme to paper over the fact that QE is little more than paying institutional depositors to redeem their bonds, most holders whom are partners of and parties to the Federal Reserve, effectively moving CD's to the reserves and depositing cash to checking. Its like electricity, follow the electrons of liquidity, not the rot of debt. Contrary to popular opinion there is plenty of credit available to qualified consumers and businesses but as TGS notes there is little demand for surplus commodities and capital in an environment where you can in many markets find better future value than at today's market price. That's what happens when there are more savings in the composite than spending, a paucity of current demand and reduced GDP. Sounds like the kind of problem we have needed for a while.
    Aug 28, 2015. 10:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • POSTINGS FOR THE 3RD "IT MOCK PORTFOLIO" CHALLENGE.....CHAPTER 1 !! [View instapost]
    I only know what I read in the newspapers.

    And a little bit on SA of course!

    http://bit.ly/1JoY7Dh

    http://bit.ly/1MRqSLm
    Aug 27, 2015. 05:53 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • POSTINGS FOR THE 3RD "IT MOCK PORTFOLIO" CHALLENGE.....CHAPTER 1 !! [View instapost]
    IT, just be thankful that this sort of thing can only happen in a simulated environment because it would never be allowed on a real trading platform.

    Flash :This just in from the Department of Redundancy Risk Reduction Department

    http://bit.ly/1MRkOm1
    Aug 27, 2015. 05:07 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • POSTINGS FOR THE 3RD "IT MOCK PORTFOLIO" CHALLENGE.....CHAPTER 1 !! [View instapost]
    Two farmers were engaged in a friendly game of poker after an equipment convention in Vegas and after a couple of drinks the discussion turned to acreage and yields. The guy from Texas said, "When I wake up at the crack of dawn, I can get in my truck and drive until sunset and still be on my ranch."

    "Yup", replied the man from Montana. "I had a truck like that once."
    Aug 27, 2015. 03:31 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: World Stocks Don Rally Caps [View article]
    Paul Albert
    Maybe some enterprising financial scholar will develop a Flash Prediction Model that monitors the total value of the stop order. It could be called the Little Fish Composite Index (LFCI). I'm sure there is someone there at the London ETF Bait and Hook factory could cook something up if needed. All for now, back to the data mine!
    Aug 27, 2015. 09:28 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments !! Chapter 134...... [View instapost]
    Before the advent of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games they used to call that the big fish eat the little fish behavior pattern. Randomness like perfection is a figment of a dead Greeks philosophers imagination. If you think they might want to eat your lunch its generally advisable to make sure their credit card is gonna go through first.

    http://bit.ly/1MPX7uf
    Aug 27, 2015. 08:05 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments !! Chapter 133...... [View instapost]
    #1 Stoopid 250,000.00=> 418,143.14 = +67.26%!!!
    Aug 26, 2015. 03:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments !! Chapter 133...... [View instapost]
    Has anyone seen Stoopid lately? Take a look, this is HUGE!!!
    Aug 26, 2015. 01:24 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments !! Chapter 133...... [View instapost]
    Good observation. It seems even 100% efficiency you can only get as much energy out as arrives at the destination. Thorium batteries might be the way to go after all. Maybe some surplus commodities producer will invest in R&D to develop it. In the meantime let little big brother figure it out.
    Aug 26, 2015. 10:25 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments !! Chapter 133...... [View instapost]
    OAG that story goes way back, its actually an Old Caveman story. You can pretty much assume though that both he and the cat were thinking mainly about lunch.
    Aug 26, 2015. 09:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • POSTINGS FOR THE 3RD "IT MOCK PORTFOLIO" CHALLENGE.....CHAPTER 1 !! [View instapost]
    I tried my first practice short on LBND when the rates dropped significantly a few days ago but haven't been able to close it out. Even though the platform does at times exhibit some potentially frustrating glitches in a way its good training as the real world trading environment seems to have some imperfections as well. One thing often overlooked when evaluating simulation platforms is that high fidelity does not necessarily equal better results. I have a hunch supported by some evidence that one of the best things one can do to improve their game (other than the Challenge, of course) is to join a Bridge Club.
    Aug 26, 2015. 09:03 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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