Monthly Archives: August 2008

Georgia Situation : Just The Facts Please

Power of Wikipedia. The media image of this conflict is highly distorted and colored by special interest viewpoints. This Wikipedia article is the best source for objective facts we have found. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_South_Ossetia_(2008)

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Business Cycle vs Shock To Shock – Walking the tightrope

Aug. 15. Hans Lysglimt Most investors do not hold any gold, some have bought gold in the commodity boom we have just been through. Gold is not an “investment”, it is a hedge. And gold has been in a boom overpricing it seriously during the last few years. Gold fell under USD 800 last night. […]

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Expectations Tension Friction And Solutions

August 14. 2008. Oslo, Norway. The Norwegian central bank did not raise interest rates yesterday, rates are kept at 5.75%. Inflation is rapidly on the rise, but they choose to hold on. The global recession might help them in the last minute, or they might be forced to raise rapidly this fall. We believe the […]

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Say I Love America

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Central Bank Struggles

August 13. 2008. Oslo, Norway. The markets are volatile. They go up and down, increasingly so. But mentally people seem the same. US consumers still have not started saving. People still believe their houses are worth peak quotes. Investors still believe in stocks for the long haul. All this will have to change before we […]

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The great pullback

The great pullback, the recession reversal is now underway. Trillions in credit is vaporising, money pulled back, investors forced to sell, investors keeping to essentials and musts. The great trick of the worlds central banks, money out of nothing, is being exposed as a hoax, for now. The tricks will work again later, slightly modified, […]

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