Monthly Archives: September 2011

#OccupyWallSt

Today was Day 13 of the Occupy Wall Steet protests. Thousands have taken part, including several famous faces. What do they want? According to their website: Occupy Wall Street is leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and … Continue reading

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After The Gold Rush

On Monday, gold prices hit a recent low of $1532.72, roughly 20% below this months high of $1923.70. Last week proved to be the most difficult so far this month for gold which was strange given that stocks also dropped … Continue reading

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New! Recession Sessions T-Shirt!

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Operation Twist

Today the Fed announced a new measure called operation twist. The idea behind this move is that they will be selling about 400 billion dollars in short maturity bonds (3 years or less) and will use the proceeds to buy … Continue reading

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Quotables

“It is not greed that drives the world, but envy.” – Warren Buffett

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Suzuki, Friedman, and Green Economy

Last year I went to hear Thomas Friedman speak in Montreal. The organizers had David Suzuki speak before Friedman about the environment and introduce him. I think that they chose Suzuki to open for him because he is by far … Continue reading

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