TYR 19 November 2012 reads

Global Shadow Banking System Rises To $67 Trillion, Just Shy Of 100% Of Global GDP @ Zerohedge In case you assumed that 4 years after the onset of the present global financial crisis risks are at least gradually decreasing, please look again. The Financial Stability Board (FSB) in its latest report on the Shadow Banking System … Continue reading TYR 19 November 2012 reads

TYR 22 October 2012 reads

Lessons In Fiat Reality: "Why I Learned To Trade Less And Love The Farm" @ Zerohedge Hedge fund manager Stephen Diggle argues for farmland as the best risk-adjusted invesment for the next decade. Central bank generated inflation, a slowdown in agricultural productivity, a still growing global population and a global trend towards meat consumption in … Continue reading TYR 22 October 2012 reads

TYR 15 October 2012 reads

How the neo-liberals perverted Adam Smith @ http://www.ianfraser.org Mr. Fraser argues that our present brand of capitalism has distorted the ideas of its intellectual founder Adam Smith (AS), whose ideas were cherry-picked  by the likes of Milton Friedman and the ‘Chicago School’ in the 1960s and 1970s and, with the help of political followers such as Ronald … Continue reading TYR 15 October 2012 reads

TYR reads Lacy Hunt: “No Increase in Standard of Living Since 1997”

In the following video posted @ Casey Research, Mr.Hunt convincingly argues that the increase in debt levels in the economy  from about 240% of GDP to 350% of GDP since 1997 is the real cause behind the stagnation of the standard of living in the USA during the same period. On a broader scale, the interventionist, … Continue reading TYR reads Lacy Hunt: “No Increase in Standard of Living Since 1997”

TYR 9 September 2012 reads

Five Years Since The Great Financial Crisis: "No Growth, No Deleveraging" @ Zerohedge It illustrates the lack of debt deleveraging in developed economies from 2007 until now Diverging like it is 1929 @ Safehaven  Interesting comparison of the divergence of market action and fundamentals today and in 1929 The Repricing of Oil @ Peak Prosperity It shows … Continue reading TYR 9 September 2012 reads