QE or the Too Big To Fail policy

excellent article on the WSJ from an ex… QE executor… this resume very well the situation;   Andrew Huszar: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303763804579183680751473884 I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible for executing the centerpiece program of the Fed’s first plunge into the bond-buying experiment […]

The coming wealth tax a recurrent theme with the IMF flavour

September 2011 the BCG or the Boston Consulting Group came up with an interesting paper called  “Back to Mesopotamia” suggesting that governement should study a global “Wealth Tax” in order to get off the hook of the cripppling debt overhang. See the following link : http://www.bcg.com/documents/file87307.pdf Icecap Management brings us a good overview about the “progress” […]

Profit at all costs for what, change is possible and you can contribute easily.

If the good side of the holocaust along with the systemic extermination of other minorities has been to bring some kind of consciousness regarding human madness and cruelty, we shall extend this level of consciousness to other activities we do. The big issue here is that, as a consummer, you want the most for your […]

What is reallyI insider Trading ?

SAC capital has been caught and marketwatch interpretation is that the gvt is in position to flex its muscle !  http://blogs.marketwatch.com/thetell/2013/11/04/sac-capital-settlement-means-government-to-flex-its-muscle-to-the-maximum-degree-lawyers-say/ I think that we are talking about an iceberg here and insider trading has always been present in the market place but… probably never to the extent it is today.  But what is really […]

HFT The Rise and fall of the machine?

Evidences are coming forwards more and more about how rigged and or manipulated the market has become. The interesting side is that free enterprise and smart brain power have been able to push the rise of the machine to such a level that the new resulting “ecosystem” has been somwhow facing its own limits. Can […]

Internet NSA/Spy free ? be careful with what you wish for !!!!

Reuters reports that Germany has plan to shield from spying…  http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/25/us-usa-spying-germany-idUSBRE99O09S20131025 The catch here is that “controlling…. for not being controlled” …. is a bad choice in the first place. Other solutions are available like… why not offering to  any user te possibility of top mail and data encryption?  why not review the architecture of […]

Join the move…..Knowing the truth about money is not that difficult

more and more have become interested in understanding the nature of money and more and more a realizing that money, as we know it, is just the fruit of an evolutionary process through history. My bet is that this evolutionary process is still ongoing and that the current crisis is the catalyst for deep change. […]