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Deriving the Problem

According to the Trump administration, trade deficits are bad for the US. It appears that trade deficits are the problem when, actually, they are derivative. The administration is advancing trade barriers to counter the problem. Beginning with aluminum and steel, … Continue reading

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That’s a Riot!

A French retailer discounted a popular chocolate-and-nut spread by 70% and it caused a riot. First of all, notice the effect pricing has, and then notice what the derivative value is. While we tend to think that the discount caused … Continue reading

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reshaping the structural elements

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Deriving the Good from Bad Numbers

Home prices have risen to record levels, and the news is that home sales have dropped, unexpectedly. Attributing rising home prices to short supply has been suspect. If homes are hoarded, having been confiscated for resale due to a deflationary … Continue reading

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More Extreme Indicators

When things get extreme it indicates a probability. Statisticians observe that extreme data points can indicate a probable trend, and in the case of financials, a decisional path. Weak economic data combined with a convergent yield spread in the bond … Continue reading

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सजावटी ज्यामितीय डिजाइन

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the invisible hand

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