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Getting paid to have fun?

“If I want to sell you something, we speak English. If you want to sell me something, dann sprechen wir Deutsch.” — Willy Brandt, German Chancellor Johnson: What is a foreign language worth? — Mar 11th 2014, 17:11 by R.L.G. | BERLIN … Continue reading

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This again…

I’ve been keeping an eye on the reported mortality spike among big-time financial players, with a guess at what might be going on behind the scenes, and now I see that things have become even creepier. I realize the website … Continue reading

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Why I’m skeptical of the current stock and housing gains…

February 17, 2013 With Stock Prices Soaring, Investors Fear Another Crash By BRETT ARENDS While the economy certainly seems to be recovering, much of this has already been reflected in higher stock prices. And while U.S. stocks may appear inexpensive … Continue reading

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The monopoly game…

A: Monopolies are unjust! B: Why? A: Monopolies charge unfair prices! B: What do you mean? A: Monopolistic pricing is more than a natural, just market would bear. B: How do you know what a just price is? A: It’s … Continue reading

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What progressive economist admitted the obvious here?

“[T]he end of the Depression—which is the usual, indeed perhaps the sole, motivating example for the [Keynesian] view that a one-time fiscal stimulus can produce sustained recovery, does not actually appear to fit the story line too well”. Follow this … Continue reading

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