Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Feb 25, 2018  |  :   economics, finance, macroeconomics, newsroom, stock-market, trends-global

Natural sciences in usual circumstances are wonderfully predictable; what goes up must come down. Economists since Walras have been promoting the profitable illusion that economics is a natural science. Today, more than anytime in history, that charade is obviously ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Feb 20, 2018  |  :   alternative-energy, finance, newsroom, stock-market, trends-global

The price of a metric ton of cobalt, the precious metal used in lithium batteries, increased 60% in the last year to $81,500 USD, a 264% increase since its all time low in February of 2016. Higher prices have lifted present valuations of cobalt bearing properties and ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Oct 22, 2008  |  :   economics, finance, macroeconomics, newsroom, opinion, politics, stock-market

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that addressing the liquidity problem on Wall Street by borrowing to restore the ability to lend does not address the underlying aggregate debt issue. The common sense approach says that to avoid a sudden crash or some ...

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