Now you can read a translation of the Japanese government’s summary of the TPP.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP reactions, Clinton on the Today show, Clinton v. Sanders on gunz, income and life expectancy, a PC for makers
US caves to Japan on “beef.” But did they really cave?
The fallout from GXG Markets closure begins: Capital Venture Europe files a lawsuit
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
We don’t have the TPP text, ISDS is just as bad as it’s always been, and deals like this have been beaten before.
Every time I read a new, improved set of excuses from people like Bernanke, I feel like I’ve walked into my kitchen and turned on the lights after the exterminator paid a visit, only to find cockroaches all over my counter yet again.
Yes, Virginia, the Post Office is cash flow positive and deserves to carry on as is.
Today’s Water Cooler: Clinton on SNL, service stats, Safe Harbour and Karma Police, time to make the #BlackLivesMatter donuts, medieval cats
Topics: Guest Post
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:55 am |
An interview with Michael Hudson on his latest book, Killing the Host, which focuses on the destruction wrought by financial capitalism.
Topics: Banana republic, Banking industry, Credit markets, Currencies, Derivatives, Doomsday scenarios, Economic fundamentals, Federal Reserve, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Investment management, Macroeconomic policy, Politics, Real estate, Regulations and regulators, Social policy, The destruction of the middle class, The dismal science
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:18 am |
Can Russia succeed in creating an anti-Saudi bloc to split OPEC by taking advantage of having oil supplies less vulnerable to transit risk?
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Typically, when we post a video, we post only one. But I felt these two posts were more powerful combined than separately. First, Richard Richard Wolff, in 38% of American Workforce Still Jobless. Wolff is a Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting […]
Market liquidity is all about smooth and rapid executions of large transactions. But why is it hard to keep big markets liquid? This column looks at liquidity in fixed-income markets, assesses new trends (as well as the EU’s new market instrument rules), and makes recommendations to policymakers to avoid illiquidity – a timely reminder that the social costs of illiquidity should not be underestimated.
ObamaCare’s Open Enrollment Period to Begin, Faces Challenge of Selling to Those Who’ve Done the Math
New study shows that uninsured who resist signing up for ObamaCare could be making a rational decision.
Topics: Guest Post
Posted by Lambert Strether at 12:25 pm |