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Posted by 3dc 2019-08-30 05:02||
#2 The Fed was set up do avoid the 'crashes' of the 19th Century. Instead they presided over 2 depressions* and several recessions.
*Using the metrics of the first depression and remove all the magical bookkeeping and reporting used by the govt for the period 2008-2016, that was the second depression.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-30 07:44||
#3 If you can create volatilities which make the market go up and down.... you can also make a lot of money.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-30 08:01||
#4 “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” so said Obama on the eve of his inauguration. We learned that meant politicizing and weaponizing our government institutions against anyone who disagreed with that administration.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-08-30 14:17||