Posts tagged finance


For A Fistful of Dollars: How the Religion of Money Fooled Us into Domestication

It was John D Rockefeller who said “I believe the power to make money is a gift from God” and he was not the only one who thought like this. In fact, it was one of the cornerstones of Puritanism…

April 12, 2011, by

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Your Treasury Bond Is Your Word

Your Word Is Your Bond… Right? Well, the phrase works the other way around, too. Your Treasury bond is your word. To break this word makes you a liar. This is the context behind the talk of haircuts relating to…

November 21, 2010, by


An Amazing Spectacle over Ireland

When Countries Don’t Want Bailouts And No One Can Be Bothered To Care Audio version [audio:]download What would happen if a country didn’t want a bailout, and didn’t need one until mid-2011 at absolute earliest, but other countries wail against…

November 15, 2010, by