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Helicopters, Money and Mines...

I have been thinking a lot about helicopters lately. Mostly this is down to the regular reminders to Santy not to forget to bring a helicopter, with doors that open and close and a winch to rescue boats.. 1,268 more words


Zero inflation under Modi, says BJP president

NEW DELHI: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday claimed that the Narendra Modi government has succeeded in containing inflation and strengthening the economy of the country. 356 more words


The Post Where I Fix Bitcoin

It’s no secret that I think Bitcoin has issues that limit its viability as a currency. However, criticism is easy, finding solutions is hard. So I want to take a shot at solving some of the issues that I think will prevent Bitcoin from gaining mainstream adoption. 1,487 more words

A Brief History of Russian Debt

Paul Krugman draws attention to the role of exchange rates in the Russian debt. I’d add a few notes on this in addition to yesterday’s overview… 613 more words

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$100 Trillion Just Doesn't Buy What It Used To

Zimbabwe’s rate of inflation in 1998 was 32%. That’s bad by any standard, but little did they know how well off they were. Just ten years later the inflation rate was 11,200,000,000% for one month.   108 more words


Conference Board’s Leading Economic Indicators Near Highs

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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in November to 105.5 (2004 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in October, and a 0.8 percent increase in September. 424 more words

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Single European Mechanism (SRM) will be launched over the next three months

The Single European Mechanism (SRM) will be launched over the next three months, with the aim of rescuing or winding up stricken banks with minimal recourse to taxpayers’ money. 368 more words

Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

European idea copied form our FED of to big to fail, which really means we (the politicians) can't lose those campaign contributions they are just to big to lose!