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  • Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...

    Links and Tweets...

    Tweets: @TheStalwart: This piece [by Michael Grunwald] is a killer combination of uncompelling argument + obnoxious tone. http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2015/05/sanders-dont-break-up-the-big-banks-000054 @shaneferro: @TheStalwart "Did you know that the financial institutions at the heart of the 2008 crisis were not the very biggest banks?" @TheStalwart: @shaneferro The piece dr...more

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  • The Fabius Maximus website

    Be Proud America! as we watch our babies die

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  • The Big Picture

    The Fed Raising Rates?

    The Fed Raising Rates? David Kotok Cumberland Advisors, May 26, 2015       It’s not about when; it’s about the path to get there. Suppose the Fed lifts rates on the short end of the yield curve by a quarter point in September. Or December. Will it really make a difference? Suppose the Fed’s short-term rate a year from now is 1%. Or 0.75%. Or 1.25%. Will it really mak...more

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United States

  • Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...

    Links and Tweets...

    Tweets: @TheStalwart: This piece [by Michael Grunwald] is a killer combination of uncompelling argument + obnoxious tone. http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2015/05/sanders-dont-break-up-the-big-banks-000054 @shaneferro: @TheStalwart "Did you know that the financial institutions at the heart of the 2008 crisis were not the very biggest banks?" @TheStalwart: @shaneferro The piece dr...more

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  • The Fabius Maximus website

    Be Proud America! as we watch our babies die

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  • The Big Picture

    The Fed Raising Rates?

    The Fed Raising Rates? David Kotok Cumberland Advisors, May 26, 2015       It’s not about when; it’s about the path to get there. Suppose the Fed lifts rates on the short end of the yield curve by a quarter point in September. Or December. Will it really make a difference? Suppose the Fed’s short-term rate a year from now is 1%. Or 0.75%. Or 1.25%. Will it really mak...more

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Asia

  • East Asia Forum

    New hope for Indonesia’s ethnic minorities

    Authors: Ihsan Ali-Fauzi, Paramadina University, and Ben Hillman, ANU During the past decade attacks on religious minorities have cast a shadow over Indonesia’s reputation as a tolerant and moderate Muslim-majority nation. Across the archipelago Christian, Buddhist, Ahmadi and Shi’ite communities have been exposed to increasing levels of discrimination, harassment, intimidation and v...more

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  • Ajay Shah's blog

    Understanding the Indian financial environment

    The big facts about the US financial environment Using very long time series in the US, three important facts are : (a) An inflation target of 2%, which is successfully delivered by the US Fed; (b) Bond return of 2.7% and (c) Equity premium of 3 percentage points. In the US, there is a fair understanding about these three numbers and confidence that these values will hold in the co...more

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  • East Asia Forum

    Myanmar’s military wrangle with a new political reality

    Author: Adam P. MacDonald, Halifax A number of major issues threaten to degrade, if not entirely disrupt, Myanmar’s elections scheduled for November. These issues include ongoing fighting between the military and various armed ethnic armies, violent social and religious tensions between Buddhists and Muslims, and the lethargic pace of constitutional reforms. While acknowledging these ...more

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Finance & Markets

  • The Big Picture

    The Fed Raising Rates?

    The Fed Raising Rates? David Kotok Cumberland Advisors, May 26, 2015       It’s not about when; it’s about the path to get there. Suppose the Fed lifts rates on the short end of the yield curve by a quarter point in September. Or December. Will it really make a difference? Suppose the Fed’s short-term rate a year from now is 1%. Or 0.75%. Or 1.25%. Will it really mak...more

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  • The Aleph Blog

    Advice to a Friend on a Concentrated Private Stock Position from His Employer

    Photo Credit: Jugbo || A puzzle to solve…From a friend of mine:About a quarter of my assets are in my company stock. I have been counting this as a stock in my portfolio, but now I am wondering if that might be making my portfolio too conservative. The company is privately held, and they manage the “price”, so that it goes up consistently with the growth of the company....more

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Aaron Menenberg is Foreign Policy and Energy analyst, and a Future Leader with Foreign Policy Initiative. He also co-hosts Podlitical Risk (@podliticalrisk). He is a graduate student in international relations at The Maxwell School of Syracuse University. Previously he has worked at Praescient Analytics, The Hudson Institute, for the Israeli Ministry of Defense, and at the IBM Corporation. The views expressed are his own, and you can follow him on Twitter @AaronMenenberg. He welcomes questions and comments at menenbergaaron@gmail.com.