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Where does money come from? Out of nothing. http://investmentpropertycolorado.com/?p=640
According to mainstream economics, customer deposits allow banks to on-lend those deposits and make loans. Banks then hold a portion of those deposits in “reserve” for customer withdrawals. The reali...
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What goes unnoticed is that lower interest rates, while allegedly expansionary because they create loan demand, are also deflationary because it removes interest income from the economy. People with fixed incomes, such as seniors who are heavily invested in Treasuries, have lower incomes.
The Fed again deserves low marks for another year of being part of the problem rather than part of the answer.
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Monetary policy is not a very effective means of moving the economy, but neoliberal economists consider it primary.
Imagine being on the FOMC and in the mainstream paradigm. In 2008 you moved quickly to make sure the US would not become the next Japan. You cut rates to 0, even faster than Japan did. You provided un...
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A lesser known fact about the Glass-Steagall Act is that it established the FDIC which in turn determines the reserve each bank must hold (among many other things, of course). So, that was the point I was making. Its existence is the genesis of the dominoes that fall every 6 weeks pushed over by the Feds.
Having said that, I think I like your argument better now. Forgive me for challenging your intentions.

I hope my FDIC argument is more clear now. Let me know. I love intellectual discussions.
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Despite a weak job market, landlords are finding ways to hike rents. That’s helping real estate investment trusts, or REITs, that own multifamily housing complexes across the U.S
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While the commercial real estate markets are reflecting the overall softness of the economy, there are some signs of improvement
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Pretty soon I think we are going to evolve and our children are going to be born with kangaroo pouches for their ipads.
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Calculated Risk predicts slight increase in new home sales in 2012. Still going to be near historic lows.
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The county and city plans keep a lot of land in conservation in order to keep the pristine mountain views from being obliterated by low cost housing and urban sprawl
Boulder, Colorado has some rather strict building practices, giving many other people, other than the land owner, say over how their land is developed. Why? So that the community can keep the beauty t...
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Progressive Real Estate and Investment is owned and operated by David Gerlitz, Real Estate Broker and Licensed Realtor in the state of Colorado. David and his team have been working in the Boulder, Longmont and Denver Metro real estate market for the last 7 years with an intensive focus on income properties and rental properties which provide multi family investment opportunities.
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