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by TheNaif
December 9th, 2011, 9:47 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Italy madness - betting against society is 'legit'?
Replies: 44
Views: 20103

Italy madness - betting against society is 'legit'?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerHow many illegal immigrants from El Salvador they have getting free healthcare in Sweden?QuoteILLEGAL IMMIGRATIONCountry of origin Raw number Percent of total Percent change 2000 to 2009Mexico 6,650,000 62% +42%El Salvador 630,000 5% +25%Guatemala 480,000 4% +65%H...
by TheNaif
December 9th, 2011, 9:21 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Politicians hindsight bias
Replies: 1
Views: 15810

Politicians hindsight bias

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: BullBearDelors: "When "Anglo-Saxons" said that a single central bank and currency without a single state would be inherently unstable, "they had a point," the paper quoted him as saying."Who have ever heard him say this before 2011? Politicians always look great on hind...
by TheNaif
November 7th, 2011, 2:22 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Who was auditing Dexia?
Replies: 10
Views: 22711

Who was auditing Dexia?

Bernie Madoff
by TheNaif
September 10th, 2011, 12:57 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Double dip or not ?
Replies: 107
Views: 26228

Double dip or not ?

yeah.. in extreme situations one has to try thinking differently and sometimes it helps to wonder... what Pol Pot would do at one's place.I guess T4A's point of view is more like "This ain't fucking Vietnam dude there are rules"
by TheNaif
September 10th, 2011, 1:01 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Double dip or not ?
Replies: 107
Views: 26228

Double dip or not ?

hmm... a compassionate fascist, I dig your Jack Bauer attitude dude
by TheNaif
September 10th, 2011, 12:26 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Pissed off at S&P downgrade of US economy
Replies: 12
Views: 30414

Pissed off at S&P downgrade of US economy

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: louiscarruthersWith all the artificial ratings inflation of asset backed securities that put us in this recession in the first place, you'd think they'd have the sense to at least maintain this corruption to help us get out of it, no???Don't you be worried they did exac...
by TheNaif
September 10th, 2011, 12:18 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: US Economy, Deflation and the Dollar
Replies: 6
Views: 27701

US Economy, Deflation and the Dollar

hypothesis!? I suggest you go open a bloomberg news front page, if you find the key words "QE", "ZIRP", "Default", "Debt" then it will mean deflation. Oh and BTW I don't know of any country entering deflation and getting out of it... at least without some blood...
by TheNaif
September 10th, 2011, 12:03 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Wealth of a nation
Replies: 5
Views: 25821

Wealth of a nation

man don't you have an oxford dictionary in your school???
by TheNaif
September 10th, 2011, 12:00 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Double dip or not ?
Replies: 107
Views: 26228

Double dip or not ?

hmm... it begins with double dip or not and finishes on waterboarding and torture... so I guess this means... dip?
by TheNaif
September 9th, 2011, 11:56 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: EU - Who's next?
Replies: 27
Views: 33830

EU - Who's next?

Just who gives a shit about math teachers in Ireland??? they already suck in UK or US
by TheNaif
July 8th, 2011, 9:51 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: EU - Who's next?
Replies: 27
Views: 33830

EU - Who's next?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: BullBearQuoteOriginally posted by: TheNaifhow about Portugal?Dead?haha and you would be dead right. I understand now why there is no Ireland in your list as well.This morning I looked in a european map and these countries don't figure there anymore. Now don't be surpris...
by TheNaif
July 6th, 2011, 11:26 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Requirement of a new Credit Rating Methodology
Replies: 23
Views: 58866

Requirement of a new Credit Rating Methodology

Moody's, Fitch and S&P are total bullshit. IMO historically the only rating agency worth a dime is Egan-Jones.
by TheNaif
July 6th, 2011, 11:18 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: EU - Who's next?
Replies: 27
Views: 33830

EU - Who's next?

how about Portugal?
by TheNaif
July 5th, 2011, 2:40 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: What would be the effects of Greece defaulting ?
Replies: 67
Views: 30160

What would be the effects of Greece defaulting ?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisQuoteOriginally posted by: TheNaifQuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisQuoteOriginally posted by: TheNaifBut...but...how can Greece lose? I thought that with socialism, everyone is a winner.How just 12 million lazies by not paying taxes screw their own government on 5...
by TheNaif
July 5th, 2011, 2:35 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: What would be the effects of Greece defaulting ?
Replies: 67
Views: 30160

What would be the effects of Greece defaulting ?

<r>QuoteCut which spending? On the working-class or the ruling-class? Or you can cut the ways people can avoid paying their taxes.I understand that it is easier for corrupt governments to cut spending that benefits the working-class, generate unemployment and bring down the price of labor -- which i...
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