Category Archives: World Economics

Things pertaining to the global economy and geopolitics.

Forcing The Cathedral

A review of Central Authority vs Self Selected Directed organizing and some notes on how governments decay. Continue reading

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O.T.R.A. – Florida Or Bust

I’ll be traveling ‘a while’, so this is an open thread for discussion of current events, interesting ideas, whatever. Continue reading

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CETA – Canada E.U. Trade Agreement

The CETA Canada Europe “trade deal” has a load of green hooks in it to bind execution of the Paris Crap. It, like the TPP, has ‘subroutine calls’ to ‘other environmental agreements’. It’s a load of crap, IMHO, and needs to have that stuff ripped out of it, just like the TPP needs it removed. Continue reading

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“Europe” and the United Kingdom in Context

A short look at a shorted market, and a comparison of British stocks to the Eurozone. Continue reading

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BREXIT – Market Hype and FUD

The British Pound and Euro do not look particularly out of line with past trading. The DAX and FTSE both are nearer historical highs than lows. Where’s the need to panic? Continue reading

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BREXIT – The night after the morning after

BREXIT has passed, and now so has a bit of time. What next? Continue reading

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FUDing BrExit

F.U.D. is Fear Uncertainty and Doubt – a sales tactic used by I.B.M. a lot in the ’70s and still widely practiced in the world. BrExit is the British Exit from the E.U. Is there FUD about the economic impact of BREXIT? IMHO, demonstrably yes. Who does Britain trade with, and what do they trade? Who wins, who loses? Could it be Germany that loses and Britain that wins via BREXIT? Continue reading

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