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VIDEO: Losses Hurt More Than Gains Help

What Prospect Theory tells us
Friday, October 21, 2016, 8:23 PM

As biological organisms, humans are motivated by pain and pleasure.

But interestingly, while we tend to think of these as equal motivators, they aren't.  » Read more

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Off The Cuff: Between A Rock & A Hard Place

No good options left for the economy
Friday, October 21, 2016, 3:06 AM

In this week's Off The Cuff podcast, John Rubino and I discuss:

  • The Politics Of Paucity
    • Why our current leaders are singularly ill-equipped to deal with de-growth
  • Rate Hike/Fake Hike
    • Is future central bank tightening a fantasy story?
  • Destination Hyperinflation
    • It's the safest bet (in the long term)
  • Prospect Theory
    • The pain of losses outweighs the pleasure of gains

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