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  • DSpencer's Avatar
    Today, 09:57 AM
    The case could be made they have kept rates low. I think one claimed reason is that low rates and a strong economy will lead to inflation above their...
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • Thailandnotes's Avatar
    Today, 06:20 AM
    From 6,600 to 23,000 in 8 years...350% Anyone on this website had the majority of their savings in U.S. stocks during this period? Especially...
    0 replies | 15 view(s)
  • GRG55's Avatar
    Today, 12:44 AM
    It might be more a matter of trying to maintain/manage some positive slope to the yield curve so the financial sector can be protected with a certain...
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • Milton Kuo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:24 PM
    It seems to me that the Federal Reserve is sort of doing what it should have done decades ago: lean into the wind and run a counter-cyclical monetary...
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • jk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:04 AM
    this is an assertion i've seen many times: they're reloading their "ammunition" for the next downturn. could someone please explain how this course...
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • thriftyandboringinohio's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:41 AM
    Thanks Chris, nice find. The speech you link to was given October 15. In my original post at the top of this thread, I link to a NYT article...
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • Chris Coles's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:45 AM
    Did anyone spot this seemingly small development in the recent speech by Janet Yellen? "Inflation readings over the past several months have...
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • astonas's Avatar
    10-16-17, 01:03 PM
    astonas replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Thanks, dcarrigg, One of the reasons I created this thread in the public forums rather than in the select was so that I could be sure that you and...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • astonas's Avatar
    10-16-17, 12:36 PM
    astonas replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Thanks, GRG55! While I do often miss the frequent thoughtful and challenging discussions I've had here on economics, many of the best with...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • astonas's Avatar
    10-16-17, 12:19 PM
    astonas replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Thanks, lake. I definitely feel like I'm missing an opportunity by not being able to meet with you. I'm in the Bay Area for a couple weeks a...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • astonas's Avatar
    10-16-17, 12:10 PM
    astonas replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Thanks, Shiny, The powerless certainly do need voices in many places. We'll keep doing what we can. :)Thanks for your own consistent reminders...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • jk's Avatar
    10-16-17, 09:33 AM
    i agree. i don't see how they raise rates much OR do anything beyond minimal QT without crashing the economy. debt service is too great a burden.
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • charliebrown's Avatar
    10-15-17, 08:26 PM
    I can't see how rising rates happens. With 350% debt / income levels, rising interest rates means the defaults start happening when entities can't...
    17 replies | 781 view(s)
  • charliebrown's Avatar
    10-15-17, 08:09 PM
    charliebrown replied to a thread The PIIGS still fly in News
    +1
    121 replies | 5193 view(s)
  • Mega's Avatar
    10-15-17, 02:14 PM
    Mega started a thread Mega's dispatch from England in News
    Hi Gang! Well, what a week...........don't know where to start. ...
    0 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Mega's Avatar
    10-14-17, 12:40 PM
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-14/amid-management-exodus-tesla-fires-hundreds-workers Gee what a winner!
    0 replies | 85 view(s)
  • Mega's Avatar
    10-13-17, 02:15 PM
    Mega started a thread Let it be, let it be in News
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-13/british-banks-forecast-biggest-consumer-credit-collapse-10-years
    0 replies | 92 view(s)
  • dcarrigg's Avatar
    10-13-17, 12:37 PM
    dcarrigg replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Hey Astonas, good on you, buddy, and good to hear from you!
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • lakedaemonian's Avatar
    10-12-17, 11:51 PM
    lakedaemonian replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Congrats Astonas! I’ve also been far less active in the last year(as have most). I was supposed to be in the Bay Area for a Stanford GSB...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • GRG55's Avatar
    10-12-17, 11:48 PM
    GRG55 replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Well done!! A wonderful and timely idea. Really pleased to hear you have been devoting your energy with passion to such an enterprise. I wish you...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • shiny!'s Avatar
    10-12-17, 05:30 PM
    shiny! replied to a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    It's nice to hear from you, Astonas. What a great idea. I'm happy for you. We need something like this in Hollywood to enable powerless people to...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • astonas's Avatar
    10-12-17, 04:43 PM
    astonas started a thread LaborVoices, Inc. in News
    Hello Friends! About three years ago I put the following post up on the iTulip forums. Shortly thereafter I became extremely busy, and without...
    8 replies | 329 view(s)
  • Mega's Avatar
    10-12-17, 01:09 PM
    http://www.carscoops.com/2017/10/fca-chief-not-convinced-current-evs-are.html
    0 replies | 88 view(s)
  • dcarrigg's Avatar
    10-12-17, 12:11 PM
    dcarrigg replied to a thread The PIIGS still fly in News
    Not every fraud is a ponzi. But one thing I will tell you...if you're tapping it slowly and trying to avoid a collapse, it's easier to keep a ponzi...
    121 replies | 5193 view(s)
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