Archive for the ‘Economic Crisis’ Category

Keyser’s Not Much of a Blogger, Huh?

July 1, 2013 by Keyser Söze | 16 Comments | Filed in Bad Thought of the Day, Be All You Can Be, Bernanke, Economic Crisis, Keyser, Keyser is an Idiot, Keyser man of Mystery, Keyser's Lazy, Keyser's Personal Hell

I was surprised to find recently a comment on a post from long-time Lair sufferer Snarkolepsy. She lives in California and is interested in computer robotics (and such things), cialis cars and the economy. Keyser somehow found a post of hers about an apparently dead bird and she noticed a post of his talking about […]

So Where The Fuck Did All Those Bad Mortgages Go?

July 16, 2011 by Keyser Söze | 3 Comments | Filed in AIG, Banking Crisis, Bernanke, Economic Crisis, Euromadness, European Union, Federal Reserve, Geithner, Goldman Sachs

You may recall that the financial disaster of 2008 was caused by MBO’s, stuff that is, “mortgage backed obligations“. Long story short, the long-term income streams of mortgages were converted into fungible (tradable) financial paper, which meant that those who sold the stuff could make money now on income generated years in the future. Add […]

So What’s Up with That Debt Ceiling Bullshit Anyway?

July 16, 2011 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Economic Crisis, How Dumb Can You Be?

Long time Lair reader Kelly asked your humble correspondent what’s up with this ceiling stuff. You know, hospital I’ve been pondering this (and a bunch of other economic stuff), nurse but somehow it’s just a matter of synthesizing other people’s ideas. Also, hospital you wouldn’t believe the work that goes into producing a text on […]

The 2008 Financial Crisis in a Picture

April 25, 2011 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in Economic Crisis, Financial Meltdown, Photography

If anyone’s curious, prostate the guy in the reflection is Ludwig van Mises saying, “I toldja so. But does anyone ever listen? Nooooo.”

Blowing Bubbles: FHA/Trump Edition

August 15, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 2 Comments | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Bernanke, Economic Crisis, Economics, Federal Reserve, Financial Meltdown, Geithner, Madness, Socialism, Some People Never Learn

It’s not getting too much play, check but since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have their hands (but not their pockets!) pretty much full financing 90% of the mortgages in the US these days, cialis the FHA is stepping in to help out. Basically, the Keynesian (read Bernankian/Geithnerian) solution to the bursting in 2007 of […]

Know Thy Enemy: Federal Reserve Edition

August 9, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 3 Comments | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Bernanke, Depression, Economic Crisis, Economics, Financial Meltdown, Geithner, Good Idea of the Day

Keyser’s been a bit mum on economic topics recently. It’s not that he hasn’t been paying attention. Far from it. But there isn’t much news in this analysis. Basically, sickness the Fed and the US Treasury have spent trillions of dollars that don’t signify anything real, rx and this “money” has resulted in a lot […]

Blast from the Past: Lending to Losers Edition

July 22, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 2 Comments | Filed in AIG, Bad Habits, Bad Idea of the Day, Blast from the Past, Citigroup, Economic Crisis, How Dumb Can You Be?, Investment Advice, Keyser, Keyser is an Idiot

You know, viagra Keyser has a strong sense of when the impending financial debacle in the US that was caused (in part at any rate) by giving away mind-boggling sums of money in mortgages to people without sufficient means to repay the money. Keyser and Mrs. S. were going for a walk along a street […]

Think Bernanke’s Got This Seared in His Keynesian Brain?

July 21, 2010 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in Economic Crisis, Economics, How Dumb Can You Be?, Told You So, Ugly Thought of the Day

Who knows? The world seems to be full of what they take to be the wisdom of good ole Maynard Keynes, look whose shtick was that the government’s supposed to save money in good times and then binge in times of economic recession to prime the pump (which has always struck Keyser as an image […]

Economic Insanity: Counter Flooding Edition

June 4, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 4 Comments | Filed in Bernanke, Economic Crisis, Economics, European Union, Madness, Money, We're Doomed

Back in the day, ambulance Keyser used to write a lot about the economy. That was when the sky was falling, shop back in late 2008 and early 2009. Since March of last year, sovaldi the stock market has regained about 50% of its losses, and seemingly the situation has been stabilized. Seemingly. But it’s […]

Jumping out a Window: The First 15 Stories Are Fun Edition

March 26, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 1 Comment | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Dummercrats, Economic Crisis, Economics

Just as the Federal government has assumed a huge new liability by regulating and subsidizing the entire medical sector, viagra here’s how the next decade is set to play out: President Obama’s fiscal 2011 budget will generate nearly $10 trillion in cumulative budget deficits over the next 10 years, medical $1.2 trillion more than the […]

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