Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

  • Podcast

    Philip Haslam: When Money Destroys Nations

    Understanding how currencies collapse
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, March 23, 2015, 9:54 PM

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    To understand better the anatomy of a currency collapse, we talk this week with Philip Haslam, author of the book When Money Destroys Nations. Haslam is an authority on monetary history, and more recently, has spent much time in Zimbabwe collecting dozens of accounts of the experiences real people had as the currency there failed. 

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  • Daily Digest
    Image by PhillipC, Flickr Creative Commons

    Daily Digest 3/5 – ‘Massive Layoffs’ Predicted In Law Schools, The Wealth Beneath

    by DailyDigest

    Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 4:20 PM

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    • ‘Massive layoffs’ predicted in law schools due to big drop in applicants
    • BOJ nominee Kuroda sets out aggressive policy ideas
    • BMO Lowers Mortgage Rate To Record Low; Flaherty Warns Against Lending War
    • Info boss says B.C. isn't writing down key decisions to avoid public scrutiny, FOI requests
    • Calvin McCraw, Homeless Oklahoma Man, Lets People Vent To Him For 50 Cents A Minute
    • Four Things To Know About The Next Big Budget Battle
    • Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana: The wealth beneath
    • China Overtakes the US to become the World’s Largest Oil Importer
    • Shell to build LNG plants in Ontario and Louisiana
    • Toyota's i-Road to debut at the Geneva Motor Show
    • Taiwan tests recycling's limits with bus stops out of bottles

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – August 18

    by Davos

    Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 2:40 PM

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    • Two Beers With Steve – Unsustainable Trends Eventually End with Nathan Martin
    • True Green Shoots: New battery could change world, one house at a time (H/T JoeManC)
    • Zimbabwe Bus Fare is 3 Trillion Dollars
    • Bond Guru Bill Gross Living Large in California (Video on page)
    • Anemic Foreign Bond Sales: Foreigners’ Cumulative 12-Month Net Purchases-Sales of U.S. Assets (Chart)
    • Americans Had to Work from January 1 to August 12 This Year Just to Cover Cost of Government (Repost, H/T DrKurbyLuv)
    • China to Buy $2 Billion Worth of US Mortgages (H/T PineCarr)
    • Why “Normal” WILL NOT Return (Video, Repost)
    • “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt” – Mark Twain
    • Barney Frank Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee (Video)
    • Faber Video: Big Crisis Ahead
    • WSJ: Loss Rates for FDIC higher than during S&L Crisis
    • Labor Day to Halloween Fright Show
    • “Self-Preservation” Bodes Ill for U.S. Economy

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – May 28

    by Davos

    Thursday, May 28, 2009, 2:57 PM

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    • U.S. Inflation to Approach Zimbabwe Level, Faber Says (Update2)
    • Airman Ben Comes a Cropper (MachineHead)
    • Are the US and UK Too Spoiled to Accept Austerity?
    • Millionaires Go Missing
    • Case-Shiller: House Prices Tracking More Adverse Scenario (Chart 1 of 2)
    • Case-Shiller: House Prices Tracking More Adverse Scenario (Chart 2 of 2)
    • House Prices: Real Prices, Price-to-Rent, and Price-to-Income
    • Why Interest Rates will go UP
    • PetroChina to Pay $2.2 Billion for Singapore Refining (H/T Doug)
    • Re-defaults
    • Consumers ‘do believe in the green shoot story’ (Video on page)
    • Fall in Libor May Overstate Improvement in Interbank Lending Market
    • AIN’T NO REST FOR THE WICKED (Repost in case you missed it)
    • Towns Rethink Self-Reliance as Finances Worsen

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – Apr 13

    by Davos

    Monday, April 13, 2009, 2:40 PM

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    • Lawrence H. Summers is the final expression of what is now wrong
    • Krugman on Economy and Stress Tests
    • Chinese to start settling trade in Yuan
    • Zimbabwe shelves own currency for a year: report (H/T Fujisan)
    • Job cuts needed to stop NY bankruptcy: mayor
    • Thai protesters force Asia summit cancellation 
    • CRE: Easter Bunny Found in a Field of Steel
    • Steve Eisman on GE
    • Fearing the Wrong Thing?
    • The Imminent Disinformation Schism
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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – March 13

    by Davos

    Friday, March 13, 2009, 7:00 PM

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    • Buy-and-hold champion sells everything (H/T CM)
    • Cramer Crossing the Line
    • Key Obama economic adviser admits he has no answers (H/T Turbo)
    • China’s Exports Collapse
    • Now-needy FDIC collected little in premiums
    • Why Buy A New Car When You Can Build One?
    • Budget Cliff Dive (February, Chart on page)
    • S.C. governor evokes Zimbabwe in arguments against stimulus
    • Cities’ Plans to Swap Cash for Stimulus Are Stopped
    • Foreclosures up 30 percent in February
    • JPMorgan Chase to Increase India Outsourcing 25%

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – Feb 16

    by Davos

    Sunday, February 15, 2009, 9:42 PM

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    • The Stimulus Plan: A Detailed List of Spending
    • New Zimbabwe minister blames bank
    • Irish government faces growing fears of debt default
    • Will Eastern Europe Trigger a Financial Meltdown?
    • Diluted to Oblivion, Dead Banks
    • London Bankers – So Sorry (Video)
    • Obama to Work on Executive-Pay Limits Amid Complaints
    • Can Wall St. Dodge Government Pay Limits?
    • More…

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