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Posted: Dec 1, 2020 - 2:59pm

 westslope wrote:
 R_P wrote:
 
$0.00 cost money in the overnight market for banks helps prop up stock market values as folks flee zero or negative real rates of return on bonds and other fixed income assets.  The recent increase in stock market values points to increasing optimism that the pandemic will come under control in the near future.

Here is the problem.  If market values were sinking fast and hard, Americans of modest means and Americans of low income would be suffering even more.  


Going forward, the priority should be single-payer, universal basic health care for all Americans.

 
That's communism, bud!
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Posted: Dec 1, 2020 - 2:50pm



 R_P wrote:
 
$0.00 cost money in the overnight market for banks helps prop up stock market values as folks flee zero or negative real rates of return on bonds and other fixed income assets.  The recent increase in stock market values points to increasing optimism that the pandemic will come under control in the near future.

Here is the problem.  If market values were sinking fast and hard, Americans of modest means and Americans of low income would be suffering even more.  


Going forward, the priority should be single-payer, universal basic health care for all Americans.

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Posted: Dec 1, 2020 - 2:41pm

The Rich Are Cheering Wall Street’s Latest Records. Americans of Modest Means Are Draining 401(k)s.
The all-time record highs that Wall Street has registered this week have given some Americans — the nation’s already rich — considerable cause for celebration.

And the rest of the nation? Tens of millions of Americans are paying precious little attention to the chirpy tale of Wall Street’s ticker. The simple reason: They own no stocks at all. Millions of other Americans who do own stocks don’t see any reason to celebrate either. They’re finding themselves forced, amid pandemic economic collapse, to start selling the stocks that make up the bulk of their retirement savings.

How best to start understanding this story? The best place to begin: The latest numbers on stock ownership from the Federal Reserve. Fed researchers have been tracking who exactly owns the stocks that trade every business day on Wall Street ever since 1989.

Back nearly 30 years ago, in 1992, the share of stock nationally that belongs to America’s poorest half of households hit an all-time high. That “high” amounted to all of a miniscule 1.6 percent.

How much of America’s stock wealth does the bottom 50 percent hold these days? At the end of this past June, the most recent Federal Reserve data point available, the nation’s poorest half held less than 1 percent of the nation’s stock holdings, just 0.6 percent.

The nation’s poorest 90 percent, all combined, now hold just 11.8 percent of the nation’s stocks. (...)

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Posted: Nov 10, 2020 - 2:23pm

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a softball for next admin?
 
Easy enough, if willing...
Dombrovskis repeated an EU offer that the bloc was ready to suspend its measures at any time if the United States did the same, “whether under the current or the next administration.”
But tit for tat tends to work...
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Posted: Nov 10, 2020 - 2:14pm

 R_P wrote: 
a softball for next admin?
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Posted: Nov 10, 2020 - 2:11pm

EU 'regrettably' hits U.S. with tariffs, seeks better Biden ties
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Posted: Nov 8, 2020 - 3:43am

On a new form of economy slowly emerging, named as 'Purpose Economy' 


Perhaps, some already know the web-search engine named Ecosia? Or the online marketplace software Sharetribe? The traditional optical and optic-electronics manufacuring Zeiss? They have opted for what is called steward ownership, or purpose economy, among many other companies, and their numbers keep growing.  
 
An example of a newly emerging form of doing business started by young people... 

More info here...
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Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 9:33am

 black321 wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:
 
no one has to read that story to know the truth: of course it hurt mfg workers. 
question is, did it help the economy, beyond the stock market?
certainly helped us all buy more cheap trinkets,
that we and our economy are now addicted to.
 
It's now a problem, because someone else is better at it/benefits more.
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Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 6:52am



 sirdroseph wrote:
 

no one has to read that story to know the truth: of course it hurt mfg workers. 
question is, did it help the economy, beyond the stock market?
certainly helped us all buy more cheap trinkets,
that we and our economy are now addicted to.
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Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 2:40am

Economists on the Run

Paul Krugman and other mainstream trade experts are now admitting that they were wrong about globalization: It hurt American workers far more than they thought it would.


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Posted: Sep 16, 2020 - 11:56pm

The 'free market' manifesto that broke America and led to Trumpism
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Posted: Aug 20, 2020 - 11:13am

Rabobank: The Response To The Fed's Minutes Make You Feel Many People Are Gargling The Bong Water

"We have to explain to the public far better why we are buying the assets of cash-rich mega companies that does nothing to help struggling SMEs and those on Main Street who can’t borrow, and which also exacerbates both irrevocable market and real economy distortions, such as it is."


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Posted: Aug 18, 2020 - 5:07am

 rexi wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:

if you're looking for a lay up, try the economics dept at university of missouri at kansas city

they're very well versed in mmt  (fullwiler, etc.)

good luck

{#Wave}
 

Thanks, but they are not (or no longer) my cup of tea. Loud bunch (with the possible exception of Fullwiler) who, more importantly, commit a number of fundamental errors.
 

so kelton, keen and the like are out?

maybe inet

not sure where you are or who you may want to connect with

i need clues

look out your window and tell me what you see

peace
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Posted: Aug 18, 2020 - 2:55am

 rexi wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:

if you're looking for a lay up, try the economics dept at university of missouri at kansas city

they're very well versed in mmt  (fullwiler, etc.)

good luck

{#Wave}
 

Thanks, but they are not (or no longer) my cup of tea. Loud bunch (with the possible exception of Fullwiler) who, more importantly, commit a number of fundamental errors.
 
Sorry, the only economist I know is on the other side of the bench.
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Posted: Aug 18, 2020 - 2:29am



 miamizsun wrote:

if you're looking for a lay up, try the economics dept at university of missouri at kansas city

they're very well versed in mmt  (fullwiler, etc.)

good luck

{#Wave}
 

Thanks, but they are not (or no longer) my cup of tea. Loud bunch (with the possible exception of Fullwiler) who, more importantly, commit a number of fundamental errors.
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Posted: Aug 17, 2020 - 7:42am

 rexi wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:


not a formal economist but put up a link

what do you have to lose?
{#Wink}
 

My virginity anonymity. :-) Let‘s see. I‘m primarily looking for qualified feedback and maybe some connections.
 
if you're looking for a lay up, try the economics dept at university of missouri at kansas city

they're very well versed in mmt  (fullwiler, etc.)

good luck

{#Wave}
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Posted: Aug 16, 2020 - 11:57pm

 rexi wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:


not a formal economist but put up a link

what do you have to lose?
{#Wink}
 

My virginity anonymity. :-) Let‘s see. I‘m primarily looking for qualified feedback and maybe some connections.
 
{#Lol}
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Posted: Aug 16, 2020 - 1:25pm



 miamizsun wrote:


not a formal economist but put up a link

what do you have to lose?
{#Wink}
 

My virginity anonymity. :-) Let‘s see. I‘m primarily looking for qualified feedback and maybe some connections.
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Posted: Aug 16, 2020 - 6:37am

 rexi wrote:
Are there any (monetary) economists who hang out here who would be interested in reading a paper?
 

not a formal economist but put up a link

what do you have to lose?
{#Wink}
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Posted: Aug 16, 2020 - 2:06am

Are there any (monetary) economists who hang out here who would be interested in reading a paper?
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