Post Tagged with: "Greece"

Notes From Underground: Four Central Bank Meetings, and, Oh Yeah, the Fiscal Cliff

Notes From Underground: Four Central Bank Meetings, and, Oh Yeah, the Fiscal Cliff

by / on 12/03/2012, 3:29 PM / in Today's Economy

The weekend news was rather sparse as the Greeks got their trust fund check from the overlords in Brussels. The Greeks need to be leery of Eurocrats bearing gifts. The Sunday news shows in the U.S. highlighted the vast chasm between Speaker Boehner and Secretary Geithner. There was finger-pointing all around about as to which group was holding up the […]

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Notes From Underground: Ok, Notes From Underground, Where 2+2=5

Notes From Underground: Ok, Notes From Underground, Where 2+2=5

by / on 10/03/2012, 6:26 PM / in Today's Economy, Stock Market News

Yra’s Back – This is a good one. For the almost three years that NOTES has been published, I tried to make it clear why the subtext of NFU was that 2+2=5. The idea of the math being so obviously incorrect was a direct reference from Dostoyevsky’s short story Notes From Underground in which the great Slav nationalist rails against […]

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On June 28, 2011, Christine Lagarde was named Managing Director of the IMF, replacing Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Notes From Underground: Devil With The Blue Suit On

by / on 09/25/2012, 1:47 AM / in Today's Economy, Stock Market News

In his regular Monday Financial Times column, Wolfgang Munchau takes full aim at Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann for trying to make ECB President Draghi the devil incarnate. Because Weidmann invoked the Faustian character, Mephistopheles, from German hero Goethe’s play Dr. Faustus, Munchau accuses the Bundesbank President of undermining the policies of the ECB. Weidmann is going directly to the German […]

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