Category Archives: Mish Shedlock

Mish Shedlock: On the ramifications of exponential growth

MSM pushes the MOPE and smoke that says we are on the mend and recovery is at hand. They cite that we will simply grow our way out of the debt conundrum. Besides the absurdity of escaping the debt trap … Continue reading

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Mish Shedlock: Employment Trends Since 1955

Could there be fraud and MOPE associated with how employment is reported? No, say it ain’t so! Look at this chart and answer that question for yourself. Indefinite detention and torture is for “enemy combatants”, they would never do that … Continue reading

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Mish Shedlock: Nonfarm Payroll Mope

Mish always does a great job with the jobs report, not such a great job with the concept of hyperinflation and Freegold. He calls it dead on with the jobs report, unemployment would be in excess of 11% if the … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rate Dips to 8.6% as 487,000 Drop Out of Labor Force

Mish does a great job on the employment report. I do not agree with many of his deflation views. Here he is with some employment report analysis: Unemployment Rate Dips to 8.6% as 487,000 Drop Out of Labor Force by … Continue reading

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Mish on the Jobs Report

Mish and I do not see eye to eye on a good many things, but he always does an excellent job of dissecting the jobs report. The moral of the story is the jobs report is a tortured document that … Continue reading

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Mish on the Job Report

Mish does a great job breaking down the economic reports, but not such a good job with his deflation views. He is correct on deflationary pressures but is out to lunch regarding government and central bank response and the ending … Continue reading

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Mish Shedlock: Zero Jobs Growth, Unemployment Rate Flat at 9.1%; Charts, Graphs, Details

Mish does a great job on analyzing the numbers. Don’t let anyone convince you the unemployment number is 9.1%. It is 16% and even that number does not tell the real story, it is worse. Remember, U-6 is a number … Continue reading

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Mish Shedlock: Gold “The World’s Currency”

Gold is money. Gold is also a hedge against positions held in bad money. This why Central Banks hold gold, as a hedge against the very product they produce, fiat currency. they understand the impossible math related to their “product” … Continue reading

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Mish Shedlock: Bernank is a “Keynesian Clown”

Mish is on the money here. Why does anyone take the Bernank and his Fed serious? The FOMC statement was a joke, and the Bernank’s follow on news conference was pathetic. Fed Lowers GDP and Inflation Forecast, Disingenuously Frets Over … Continue reading

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Look at that Yield!

Look at the 2 yr Greek bond yield! Wow! Now look at the players on deck after Greece says fuck you to all that debt. Those yields are waiting to explode too. The Greek psychodrama has made interesting theater for … Continue reading

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