Yves here. Readers know I have a weakness for righteous rants…
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Why China’s slowdown and exported deflation started far earlier than most pundits and analysts would have you believe.
Robert Jenkins, a former banker, hedge fund manager, and regulator, points out that regulatory reform has fallen short on multiple fronts, and perhaps the most important is courage.
Today’s Water Cooler: Clinton ISIS speech, Sanders: Going for the capillaries?, leading indicators, honey for the bears, Walmart smartphone
TPP’s claims to be “science-based” are Orwellian, and a cover for a “Let the buyer beware” agenda.
Posted by Lambert Strether at 11:40 am |
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
Empire-booster-in-chief Niall Ferguson gets yet another well-deserved shellacking, this time on how he falsifies the record in drawing lessons from Edward Gibbon’s The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
Join Occupy the SEC in Urging the Congress to Oppose H.R. 4002 (“Criminal Code Improvement Act of 2015”)!
Support Occupy the SEC in opposing a bill that would give white collar criminals a new, improved “get out of jail free” card.
Clinton looks like a carbon candidate who is making predictable rhetorical gestures otherwise to fool the rubes.
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP vote pushed past May, Trump and Cruz bond over Syria, liquidity, housing, Michael Pollan, quantum entanglement
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
Clinton, Finally Forced to Confront a Single Payer Advocate in Debate, Can’t Win on Policy, Falls Back on Demagoguery and Distortion
Clinton can’t beat single payer on policy, resorts to demagoguery. Film at 11 (with notes on the rhetoric used).
How Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s remarks to the DIet about the TPP reveal a lot about the aims of this deal and its vulnerabilities.
GXG Markets is gone but the dirty dealings continue
Unnerving events in the junk bonds market.