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And yet the data shows a fast recovery

Franklin @ December 31, 2010 # 2 Comments

This is an update to a post published almost two years ago: Some Historical Perspective on the Current Recession.Back then I analyzed data until the third quarter of 2008. The data showed that we weren’t in a depression yet, and that Up to the 3rd quarter of 2008, the economic recession was shallower than the […]

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Despite Risks, Workers Guzzle Company Stock – WSJ.com

Franklin @ August 12, 2009 # 2 Comments

Image via Wikipedia What can I say? Companies found the ultimate bag holder? Next week I will write an article about when the Obama administration will finally stop talking down the economy. Hint, it won’t be before we all are crying uncle. I think I understand the cunning ways of this administration. I may even […]

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Some Historical Perspective on the Current Recession

Franklin @ January 2, 2009 # 7 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Back in 2007, a simple device allowed me to pin-point the start of the current recession on the fourth quarter of 2007. Instead of relying on massaged data, I simply looked at what was the real situation of American corporations. For doing so, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis data on GDP […]

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Being Independent On Election Day

Franklin @ November 2, 2008 # 3 Comments

We independents face this same problem with every election: neither candidate reflects our thoughts, views, or aspirations. If you asked me whom I would be happy to vote for, I would say: maybe a Denis Kucinich – Ron Paul formula. You see, I don’t see the divisions across party lines, and there are some issues […]

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It’s the History, Stupid

Franklin @ October 18, 2008 # 4 Comments

Image by Tony the Misfit via Flickr McCain decided to attack Obama’s tax plan with the catchy phrase “America did not become the greatest country on earth by spreading the wealth around.” Unfortunately for Mr. McCain , that’s exactly the way America became the “greatest country on earth”, whatever that means. You see, there is […]

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The Timing of the "Liquidity Crisis"

Franklin @ September 28, 2008 # 3 Comments

This “liquidity crisis” was patent back in September of 2007. We then discussed whether it was a real liquidity crisis or confidence crisis, but that was just an academic exercise. The point is that what happened last week and prompted the President’ “There is nothing to fear… Fear!!! Panic!!! Oh my god we all are […]

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Congress expected to pass financial rescue package: Getting Ready for a Deeper Recession

Franklin @ September 28, 2008 # 7 Comments

Congress expected to pass financial rescue package: Financial News – Yahoo! Finance So, Wall Street put a gun to the head of the American public two months before the election and got what they wanted. I wrote before that a liquidity crisis in a fiat money system is only possible during hyperinflation. In September of […]

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The Terrible Plot of The American Economy

Franklin @ September 24, 2008 # One Comment

I am so bored with the latest installment of the movie The Big Scam. Not only we have seen it all too many times, but the casting is all wrong. I must admit that the casting of Paulson as the evil terrorist who threatens with the destruction of the American and world economies if he […]

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Don’t Hold Your Breath for a Pink Wardrobe Malfunction

Franklin @ September 8, 2008 # 2 Comments

If you are expecting that a Pink Wardrobe Malfunction or other such public calamity will obliterate any future political chances for Sarah Palin (and yes, I am talking to you, who has hopes she will do poorly during the debate), leave all your hopes. Now! If all the negative attention the poor choice for VP […]

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A Rhapsody for Past Technologies

Franklin @ September 8, 2008 # No Comment Yet

I’ve been a customer of rhapsody.com since 2002. I used to connect Rhapsody to my home stereo using Netgear MP101. It never worked great, but after fiddling a little with the wireless network, the Netgear box and my home PC I would be able to stream music during dinner. However, with the release of Rhapsody […]

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