(James A. Kostohryz) Stimulus Will Not Prevent The Next Leg Down In U.S. Stocks

(This is not financial advice. I have no idea what I’m talking about on this topic anyways.) ⚠️: This article reflects that Matt’s opinion aligns with the following author on seeking alpha, without a full pretense of certainty or full supported basis in readily observable facts as with other postings: seekingalpha.com/article/4337130-stimulus-will-not-prevent-next-leg-down-in-u-s-stocks Summary Fed and Treasury […]

(Harvey V. Fineberg) Rapid Expert Consultation on the Posibility of Bioaerosol Spread of SARS-CoV-2 for the COVID-19 Pandemic

nap.edu/download/25769 From: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_V._Fineberg To: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Droegemeier Harvey V. Fineberg, a noted researcher in the fields of health policy and medical decision making, writes to Kelvin Droegemeier, who is currently serving as the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Acting Director of the National Science Foundation, On the possibility of airborne, respiratory transmission […]

(MIT Sloan School of Management) Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu

papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3561560 We find that cities that intervened earlier and more aggressively do not perform worse and, if anything, grow faster after the pandemic is over. Our findings thus indicate that NPIs not only lower mortality; they also mitigate the adverse economic consequences of a pandemic. Matt’s note: a preliminary version of this paper (seeking comments) […]

(Economics Explained) Will this be the Next Great Depression?

Matt’s note: Lot’s of salient points being in this video regarding our current economic crisis, its somewhat coincidental timing, and what the impacts of it will be. . Previously: Subscribe to be notified of new posts: Home

(The Daily Show) Dr. Anthony Fauci Answers the most pressing questions surrounding coronavirus

Matt’s note 2020-06-18: Some information in this video may not be consistent with the most currently available information and guidance from epidemiologists and public health officials. Please continue to follow the guidance of qualified professionals, your local public health officials, and the CDC. More: cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/03/29/sotu-fauci-full.cnn Next: Previously: Subscribe to be notified of new posts: Home

(Chartr) No-One Is Invincible to Coronavirus:

(Chartr) No-One Is Invincible to Coronavirus: The widely discussed fact that younger people are less at risk from coronavirus is 100% true. This data from the Centre For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) is one of the best estimates we have for how this disease affects those who become infected. Hopefully it confirms what you […]

(Campbell R. Harvey) Pandemic of 2020: Economic and Financial Implications

Matt’s Note: Specific pictures presented in this article should now be regarded as historical and not currently up-to-date. Please continue to consult qualified epidemiologists and/or the IMHE models for reference. Previously: Now we also face an immediate crisis. In the past week, Covid-19 has started behaving a lot like the once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried […]

(Ted Kavadas) The U.S. Economic Situation

economicgreenfield.com/2020/03/23/the-u-s-economic-situation-march-23-2020-update/ Matt’s note: I don’t know what to make of this. I think his assessment is interesting, at the very least. Certainly, Ted’s reflection on the prior existence of asset bubbles due to perpetually low interest rates and quantitative easing (QE) from central banks, despite said banks unwillingness to acknowledge their existence (+) is inspired, […]

(Ted Kavadas) Additional Notable Federal Reserve Actions To Address Weakness

2020-06-02 Matt’s Note: the 100 trillion Zimbabwean note is presented here merely for dramatization purposes. Please exercise good judgment and seek the advice of trusted professionals rather than considering these writings as financial advice. That being said, I’m not sure where I stand on the issue of the potential devaluing of the dollar. I have […]

S***’s on fire, yo (liquidity trap)

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/matthew-krupczak_i-fear-the-dreaded-liquidity-trap-has-arrived-activity-6646234016846528512-OyVo Isn’t it awful when you see a slow-moving trainwreck unfolding before your very eyes? Like two trains on a collision course, the speed may not be too great but the inevitability and magnitude of the crash can’t be doubted. If only this could have been predicted or avoided somehow… I don’t know, maybe with […]