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      No, central banks aren’t screwing the economy up with their purchases: Veolia (Paris:VIE) has issued a 500 million 3-year EUR bond (maturity November 2020) with a negative yield of -0.026 %, which is a first for a BBB issuer. To be clear, central banks didn’t buy those bond, investors did. But central bank purchases of […]
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Brahams Waltz in A flat Major

The fireworks are winding down here. It was a lovely night for them. The sky is clear and the air is soft and warm. The moon is bright and shining. 

Close your eyes, go to sleep. 

Good night. 


Manfred’s story

Lol!!  BiFF, swallow your coffee before watching this. Sticky liquids will ruin your keyboard. 

“Wings, boys!”

Happy Fourth of July- You’ll Never Walk Alone

This one goes out to all of the women, children, members of the LGBTQ community, African-Americans, Latinos and Latinas, poor, working class, sick, disabled, Native Americans, journalists, scientists, park rangers, public servants, teachers, old people, mentally ill, dreamers, children of immigrants, Muslims, Jews, Desis, refugees, addicts, prisoners, voters, and anyone not in the 99.9%.

This is for anyone in America who has felt bullied, threatened, demeaned, made worthless, scared, desperate and angry in the last 8 months. 

Hold hands, look both ways, look after each other. Bad things don’t last forever. Take your country back. 

This is an excerpt from the Orlando Gay Choir’s version of You’ll Never Walk Alone for the victims of the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando last year. 


Then there’s this:

It’s probably nothing that a little doxicycline can’t clear up. But, you know, elections have consequences. Sooooo, there’s that…