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Global Mergers and Acquisitions at a Record Level

Global consolidation of industry and markets reached a record level in Q2 2018. Over $2 trillion has been spent on mergers and acquisitions “to be competitive in the global marketplace.” In the name of free trade we continue to trend … Continue reading

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Measuring the Identity of Productivity

Productivity is an economic identity with political interpretations that change over time. (Adding identity at the margin occupies space over time.) A lot of people who thought, for example, a guaranteed minimum income is an absolute violation of natural law … 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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Reward Without Risk?

Big banking interests don’t want to talk much about legitimacy. The outcome alone is understood to be legitimate because risk is applied on demand to yield reward. Reward is legitimate because we freely demand it with collective presence (the invisible … Continue reading

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Objective Inequality

Compulsively obsessing over Ted Cruz is a fallacy of the ad hominem variety. Focusing on the cult of personality, we crowd out evaluating policies and programs in a meaningful way. Causal attributions are trivialized. According to pop media, for example, … Continue reading

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Rendezvous with Destiny

JP Morgan capitalized on the inefficiencies created in financial markets to consolidate industry and markets. Timing (the futures) is everything. Timing occupies space and consolidation positions the planets (the wanderers) to rendezvous with his destiny. This, you see, is our … Continue reading

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Equity Interest

With risk comes reward. That is conventional wisdom. A savings account currently yields .01% but, supposedly, there is no risk. There is also no equity in the interest. What equity there is, in the form of a “riskless return,” is … Continue reading

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