#166. Lines of contagion

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“Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.”

This is a personal story of statistics, properly interpreted, as profoundly nurturant and life-giving. It declares holy war on the downgrading of intellect by telling a small story to illustrate the utility of dry, academic knowledge about science. Heart and head are focal points of one body, one personality.
Stephen Gould, Phd

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COULD THIS BECOME A BANKING CRISIS?  

Whilst the world watches the wild gyrations in stock markets, and investors try to absorb the economic implications of the Wuhan coronavirus, it’s important to remember that market falls are neither the only, nor indeed the most important, financial effects of this situation.

It doesn’t take all that much joined-up thinking to spot the lines of financial contagion that threaten to transition this from an industrial problem into a threat to the banking system.

What matters now isn’t how much theoretical asset value investors may have lost, but the real, cash-flow consequences for businesses and, by extension, to their lenders.

Essentially, slumps in equity prices simply reduce the amount that owners could get for their shares now, compared with those that they could have realised a week or so ago. Except where stocks have been acquired using debt, there are few immediate

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Field Theory, Transformers Pacific Rim to the Electron, Ionisation and Potential Energy. Dangerous Knowledge Secret Lives of Waves.

https://ec.europa.eu/maritimeaffairs/sites/maritimeaffairs/files/docs/body/ocean-energy_en.pdf http://mwolff.tripod.com/see.html In the TOP DIAGRAM,  observe the wave moving OUTward. On the left, where the radius is zero, the amplitude becomes + infinite (runs to the top of the screen). In the MIDDLE DIAGRAM, observe the wave moving INward. Where the radius is zero the amplitude is - infinite (runs to the bottom of … Continue reading Field Theory, Transformers Pacific Rim to the Electron, Ionisation and Potential Energy. Dangerous Knowledge Secret Lives of Waves.

Ariadnes Ball of String. Back to Golem. To Whom do we owe this Money? StrudyBlog, Golem, The Slog, Robin Smith. Dr Adrian Wriggley #RichardWerner

https://notthegrubstreetjournal.com/2019/07/22/david-malone-ungarbled-i-hope-pt-1-a-review-of-my-interview-of-david-malone-golemxiv-grubstreetjournal-meet-1000frolly-1000frollyphd-%e2%80%8f/ https://notthegrubstreetjournal.com/2019/06/27/to-whom-do-we-owe-this-money-exactly-my-debt-to-sturdy-blog-and-golem-xiv-motley-fool-cliff-darcy-the-spirit-level-golem-xiv-positive-money-the-grub-street-journal-and-conquestof-dough/ Elixer May 31, 2013 at 10:25 am # Golem you wrote: ‘Hello Robin, Of course you are right that debt abd credit will always exist. When I read GB’s comment I read it as referring to fractional reserve banking as we currently have it – controlled by the private banks. It is that kind of … Continue reading Ariadnes Ball of String. Back to Golem. To Whom do we owe this Money? StrudyBlog, Golem, The Slog, Robin Smith. Dr Adrian Wriggley #RichardWerner