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The comparisons between the period leading up to and during the Great Depression and what we have experienced since 2008 are eerily similar.
This is a system that depends on credit in place of real money. Over the last half-century or so, the credit-money supply has grown from $1 trillion to $66 trillion.
As for government, Jesus seemed to despise it...or at least keep his distance. ('Render under Caesar that which is Caesar's,' he said, tossing a small coin.)
We are sitting atop the greatest debt pile in history - US$60 trillion more than we had in 2008 - and we expect to add even more to the pile.
Mr Trump promised a change. But already, his administration heads for the rocks.
Real history is infinitely complex, infinitely detailed, infinitely nuanced. You can't possibly know what happened (you would need the mind of God)...
There are some things that are inherently dangerous. But you never know when they will blow up...
Many investors have got anchored to a selling price which has got nothing to do with the current state of the real estate market
Money talks - everywhere. In the swamp, it is practically the only voice you hear...
The question is if banks could write off lakhs of crore of corporate loans, why are we so worried about what is effectively a very small loan waive off.
The economy we need to prepare for...or at least understand...is the one we've got, not the one we hoped Mr Trump would disrupt and repair.
As we have been saying all along, the RBI expects the currency in circulation to stabilize only by May 2017.
Mr Trump's program will not 'drain the swamp' or 'make America great again'. But it still may be fun.
You wanna really make America great again? You really wanna 'save' the country? Pass Donald Trump's budget cuts.
The Fed can never voluntarily return to sound money and market-set interest rates.It presides over the biggest bubble in stocks and bonds the world has ever seen. Without underpriced credit, the whole thing would collapse.
Digital transactions have fallen since December 2016 both in value and volume terms.
Or how Jan Dhan accounts did not become a conduit for black money in the aftermath of demonetisation.
And there you have the epitaph for the coming four or eight years: He came. He saw. He kept right on pumping.
Central bankers may possess PhDs, but, when judged by Einstein's definition, they're insane: they do something over and over and expect a different result.
The United States has access to easy money in the form of the dollar. While other countries need to earn it, the United States can simply print it or create it digitally.