Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Horatio Ratio

With all the discussion about exactly what income inequality measures, Horatio Algers is alive and well. Now that we have oscillated back to The Gilded Age, conservatives are sure to beg the question by arguing a fallacy of composition. Conservatives … Continue reading

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Oscillators and Ratiocinators

Rationalizing the Risk Post-industrial economics is running out of political options. Capitalism is running out of space to control the probable risk over time. Classical economists referred to this as the declining rate of profit. As the profit expands at … Continue reading

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Put to Call

The Technical Existentialist Technical analysts use ratios, like put-to-call, to indicate probable futures. Ratios, being a critique of pure reason, can be used to get as close as possible to attainment, achieving “objective reality” to validate its existence (what naturally … Continue reading

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The Last Call

Doing options, which is an argument about the future, risk management intends to predict the future-forward price of assets. This is accomplished with “puts” and “calls.” These financial instruments are sold to buy assets under contract for future (forward) delivery. … Continue reading

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Managing Menace at the Margin

Senator Warren’s new book (all of her books, actually) describe the limitation of hedging the risk indefinitely. Having trillions of dollars in student loans, for example, is a form of slavery using the instruments of capitalism. Fixing his subjects to … Continue reading

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Resistance On Demand by Default

Identifying “the spectre of capitalism” is to observe an emergent property in nature. Systems tend to become more complex over time. After the emergence of capitalism, having the attributes of an on-demand existence, the practical purpose of forming the capital … Continue reading

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Making Markets

Objective Reality and Forward Guidance Capitalism is an emergent, procreative and reactionary property to conserve an aristocratic identity with on-demand attributes. The instruments of the capital, which naturally exist in the form of credit instruments on demand, are used to … Continue reading

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