Category Archives: Tim

If you can’t beat them… feed them!

On February 4th, the Treasury published its 2010 annual “Foreign Exchange Report” to Congress, where, according to the law that mandates it, it must consider “whether countries manipulate the rate of exchange between their currency and the United States dollar … Continue reading

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Profits for the people!

I still have to be convinced that more than 1% of the population understands the concept of risk. That’s for individuals. Public opinion is an entity of very small rationality, and no coherence, memory nor any or the other attributes … Continue reading

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Blowing problems out

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