Category Archives: Mob Psychology

American Kristallnacht

There’s Phase Transition: A phase transition is a natural physical process. It has the characteristic of taking a given medium with given properties and transforming some or all of that medium into a new medium with new properties. Phase transitions … Continue reading

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The Skeptics Recoil

Upper management hates them, but every organization needs a worrywart – a skeptical realist. You can spend months or years planning something big and new that will transform the business into the biggest success of all time, but someone needs … Continue reading

Posted in A New RTC, Dead-Cat Bounce, Economic Meltdown, Financial Meltdown, For the Common Good, Like the Great Depression, Market Behavior, McCain, McCain's Economic Plan, Mob Psychology, Obama, Obama's Economic Plan, Objections to the Bailout, Paulson and Bernanke Fix Everything, Phil Gramm, Regulation of the Markets, Resolution Trust Corporation, Sub-Prime Crisis, The 700 Billion Bailout, The Financial System | Leave a comment

Saturday Night Fever

This has been going on for weeks, where everything happens on the weekends:   The Bush administration asked Congress on Saturday for the power to buy $700 billion in toxic assets clogging the financial system and threatening the economy as … Continue reading

Posted in A Real American, Economic Crisis, Economic Meltdown, Enron Loophole, Financial Meltdown, IndyMac, Like the Great Depression, Market Behavior, Mob Psychology, Paulson and Bernanke Fix Everything, Phil Gramm, Regulation of the Markets, Resolution Trust Corporation, Short Selling, Stock Market Crash, Sub-Prime Crisis, The 700 Billion Bailout, The Big Bailout, The Financial System | Leave a comment