All those Yen sellers that moved into US stocks must have made a killing by now huh....Now all they need to do is figure out how to get back all the Yen they shorted. Or was that purported carry trade really FOS and a non-starter to begin with? This inquiring mind wants to know what the experts here who brought the matter up months ago have to say about it.
What portfolio? Name me your top five positions. You are FOS and always have been.
Not worth the time and effort. But go ahead anyway if it makes you happy.
I have chosen to invest in food equipment maker MIDD to gain much broader exposure to the dine-out and prepared food industry trends.
Correction... Anti-Plunge Protection Team is known as the PPT too! Plunge Promotion Team. What a confusing state of affairs here in the Matrix.
Nah, more like this message board is the Matrix. Real life is just outside the door of your home.
So all those guys standing around on the floor of the NYSE yelling and waving their hands frantically all day long are robots, not humans?
Interesting... not a single rebuttal. I guess when someone speaks the truth there is nothing more to be said on the subject huh.
Capitalist USA cannot get its head around the fact that certain services such as universal healthcare cannot function well unless implemented as a single-payer system. Individual and corporate greed and selfishness must be set aside if you, as US citizens, truly want to have universal healthcare. Accept it or reject the philosophy and move on instead of wallowing in the mud for years on end. What a waste of time and effort.
They should nickname it the "Dark Force".
@Another theory proposes that the new force could be related to dark matter. There may be a separate dark sector complete with its own particles and forces that mirror those seen in the standard particle, Feng added.
"It's possible that these two sectors talk to each other and interact with one another through somewhat veiled but fundamental interactions," he said. "This dark sector force may manifest itself as this protophobic force we're seeing as a result of the Hungarian experiment. In a broader sense, it fits in with our original research to understand the nature of dark matter."
That's just plain BORING in view of the announcement that physicists may have just stumbled onto Boson X, carrier of a Fifth Force.
@A team of physicists has released tantalizing evidence claiming that there may be a fifth force of nature, according to a paper published in Physical Review Letters. "If true, it's revolutionary," said Jonathan Feng, lead author of the study and professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine. "For decades, we've known of four fundamental forces: gravitation, electromagnetism, and the strong and weak nuclear forces. If confirmed by further experiments, this discovery of a possible fifth force would completely change our understanding of the universe, with consequences for the unification of forces and dark matter."
The study builds upon previous research by a group of experimental nuclear physicists at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. They stumbled across an anomaly when inspecting the radioactive decay of an unstable isotope of beryllium for any sign of "dark photons" – a dark matter particle. No "dark photons" were found, unfortunately, but the Hungarian physicists did manage to find traces of a new particle that is around 30 times heavier than the electron. The physicists from UCI analysed the data in further detail to try and work out what type of particle it could be. It's certainly not a dark photon, but it's not a particle associated with matter either, the physicists found. Instead, they believe it could be a force carrier – the "protophobic X boson" or "X boson." The X boson interacts only with electrons and neutrons over a tiny distance – only 14 femtometres (10‑15 m).
smoke some pot with your drinks. that'll get your head spinning nicely again. heck you may even puke. seriously just take a month long break from booze. it's a decent investment to set your head straight once in a while.
Just to put things in their proper perspective. How many quadrillions of dollars is the land, the resources under it, and all material assets resting on it worth at fair market value right now?
Just so I understand what you are suggesting.... The CB balance sheet requires that total assets (treasuries, corporate bonds, etc) held by the CB equal their liabilities (dollars issued to acquire the various securities). If the CB decided that half the assets were worthless, then the dollars issued would also be worth half as much as before the asset 'wrtiedown', in order o maintain equality of assets and liabilities. So in effect this amounts to a currency debasement, and resultant inflation, without any new dollars being issued. Correct?