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  • Financial Crisis 2008 Explanation needed

    Hello. I am trying to undestand the Financial Crisis 2008 and how it began. I watched the Overdose documentary, but I am still a little confused. Could you give me a simple explanation of how the crisis started, please? I would appreciate it if in your explanation, you would include answers in the following...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by LandJ on Mon, Dec 24 2012
  • Asian Contagion 1997

    In 1997, a financial crisis in Thailand was created. This crisis affected enormously more Asian countries. What were the causes? Market failure or government intervention? What do you know about these case?
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by LandJ on Sat, Aug 25 2012
  • Cause of the crisis rebuttal

    To the say that Fannie & Freddie combined with the FED low rates caused the crisis, I read this (keynesian?) answer, is it correct? ''Agency origination only accounted for less than half of all MBS securitizations in 2005 and 2006 leading up to the crash. The rest of that Pre-2009 vintage...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by proxy2025 on Mon, Apr 23 2012
  • Exactly What is Going to Happen on July 15th?

    Not long ago, I found this blog post on Lewrockwell.com. Here it is: Just got a notice in the mail from my Forex broker. Apparently it is illegal to trade currencies against precious metals now. What a good way to show how safe the dollar is. From Forex.com: We wanted to make you aware of some upcoming...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by kingofkings92 on Sun, Jul 3 2011
  • What Exactly is a "Crisis"?

    Hi everyone, A friend of mine is writing a paper at the University of Georgia and he recently asked me: "From the perspective of the Austrian school, what constitutes a (housing, economic, whatever) crisis? I don't mean the general feeling of panic or anxiety, but what precisely is (and is not...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Phriend on Wed, Dec 1 2010
  • AnCap Hacker? Laughing Man hits FaceBook

    A hacker who goes by 'Laughing Man' recently posted an unsolicited vid into many FaceBook users' inboxes. Posted below is a link to the vid and transcript. Its encouraging to see this example of benign hacking. Y'all know of any other examples similar to this. Have any been effective...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by bbnet on Fri, Jul 30 2010
  • Examples of malinvestment from the current crisis

    I'm looking for specific examples of malinvestment from the current crisis, with sources, if possible. Some examples are easy to find: Demolishing newly constructed homes in Victorville, CA The housing bubble in Dubai , with Burj Dubai as the tallest example of all ...but are there any studies, or...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Peter Sidor on Fri, Apr 23 2010
  • Continental Convention

    MUST WATCH the Continental Convention 2009!!! Increadible! I was crying while watching the opening ceremonies. And the speaches are great. Not all the speakers are great speakers, but the information is fantastic. All the representatives were elected by their States. It's at www.cc2009.us Strangely...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by cryptocode on Thu, Nov 19 2009
  • GFC

    I'm not much of a photoshopper, but I haven't seen this done before. Enjoy
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by MatthewM on Tue, Feb 24 2009
  • Good morning Mr. President, time to get to work.

    2 hours till count down to the inauguration of America's first Black president, that is America's first most Socialist president since FDR, and 3 hours till he is the commander in chief personifying America as well as taking it's face. What truly a disgrace it is to have such an arrogant...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Jimmy on Sun, Jan 25 2009
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