With millions unable to pay for housing next month, organizers plan the largest rent strike in nearly a century https://t.co/uiSnmBsIv8 by @natashalennard— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 29, 2020
Unrest escalates in Lebanon as currency collapses and prospect of hunger grows https://t.co/5OboX6wtsC— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 29, 2020
#ECB Balance sheet hit fresh record at €5,347bn ahead of Thur's meeting as Lagarde keeps printing press rumbling & organizes EZ risk-sharing through balance sheet. Total assets rose by €64bn on QE & as banks took €19bn in TLTRO loans. Balance sheet now equals to 45% of EZ GDP. pic.twitter.com/GdwGjI9Ni5— Holger Zschaepitz (@Schuldensuehner) April 28, 2020
As you said pic.twitter.com/fdkVGsNJ1a— Peter Schmidt (The 92ers) (@The92ers) April 28, 2020
"avoiding amazon, in internet searches— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 28, 2020
[search term], -amazon.com
[search term][comma][space][minus sign][https://t.co/nRDCGjC7gW]
usually the first item of the search results is an ad from, yep, amazon
"Pretty much every projection model, including the ones government officials have relied upon, have been wildly incorrect so far. Lockdowns work! But, then again, they might not. Hydroxychloroquine was supposed to be a successful treatment. Then it turned out it wasn’t.— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 28, 2020
Should economic plans designed to fix large, complex predicaments rely on those who created and profited from the initial problems?— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 27, 2020
By those who may not have wanted to identify and confront them when they were small, relatively unknown and lucrative?
Does this work? pic.twitter.com/AgPjWZ4Wbd— Peter Schmidt (The 92ers) (@The92ers) April 26, 2020
Remember when Greece’s government bonds were yielding nearly 40% during the country’s sovereign debt crisis? Even those started heading towards 0% in 2020. #stocks #markets #economy #investing #financialservices #bonds pic.twitter.com/H5T17ZcjGJ— Dan Weiskopf (@ETFProfessor) April 26, 2020
When a consumer leases a vehicle, the financial entity estimates a return value of the car expected upon lease end. COVID-19 disrupted business which has sent car prices plunging. "— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 26, 2020
"Flattening the curve was always a fool’s errand that widened the damage."— Dave Collum (@DavidBCollum) April 26, 2020
*The reason this pandemic so hard to understand is that if this thing is a killer, there is no escape. Die by pandemic, economic collapse, or both. There is no solution.
"So now that we're all epidemiologists, we can say that the economy, in this cycle, has a preexisting condition, right? Its immune system was weakened by the continuing interventions of the central banks to help us over the preceding crisis, 2008 and '09." - Jim Grant, virologist— Rudy Havenstein, gradually, then suddenly. (@RudyHavenstein) April 25, 2020
“There is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection.”— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 25, 2020
“AutoNation used separate tax ID numbers assigned to dozens of its more than 300 locations to apply for more than $266 million in loans.”— Ben Hunt (@EpsilonTheory) April 25, 2020
Burn. It. The. Fuck. Down. https://t.co/5TZumZlqDC
"Why is it okay for the Fed to create $1.5 trillion to buy stocks to prevent rich people from losing on their stocks, when it’s not okay to print only $1 trillion to pay for free Medicare for the entire population?— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 24, 2020
Indoor transmission of SARS-CoV-2 https://t.co/PrfeVAR4d8— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 24, 2020
The data is in — stop the panic and end the total isolation https://t.co/OmX0u7iMSz— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 24, 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel:— David P Gelles (@gelles) April 23, 2020
"Nobody likes to hear this but it is the truth. We are not living through the final phase of this crisis, we are still at its beginning. We will still have to live with this virus for a long time.” pic.twitter.com/BCbbrdZxT3
The Saudis and Russians have declared war against US shale energy companies. It seems they weren't happy with American energy independence. Storage full..largest glut in history..Saudis are sending us a 50 million barrel oil bomb. How negative will June crude go? #Oil #USOIL https://t.co/oiNfkI2pfM— 😷Kyle Bass😷 (@Jkylebass) April 22, 2020
Charlotte journo @tonymecia notes that UWashington model on March 29 predicted NC hospitals would need 7,774 beds for #COVID19 patients on April 22. Today, there are 427 hospitaliized in NC for the virus.— davemildenberg (@davemildenberg) April 22, 2020
Small trucking companies may reduce capacity by “cannibalizing” a portion of their fleets for spare parts to avoid the cost of purchasing parts and repairs. Via @willbcassidy @JOC_Updates https://t.co/VN2rA5lI5C— Mark Szakonyi (@MarkSzakonyi) April 22, 2020
The COVID virus is highly stable at 4°C (39.2F), but sensitive to heat. At 4°C, there was only around a 0·7 log-unit reduction of infectious titre on day 14.— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 22, 2020
With the temperature increased to 70°C, the time for virus inactivation was reduced to 5 mins.https://t.co/DapctTVMYe
Ed Bastian of Delta sent me an email Friday with the subject "We're in this together"— Bo (@Bo38630594) April 20, 2020
Yes Ed, I'm painfully aware that "we" are bailing your company out. You who got paid $200 million to fail -- which pretty much anybody can do.https://t.co/Lo1pOaLHXM
The Fed may have to buy used cars as well.— Otavio (Tavi) Costa (@TaviCosta) April 21, 2020
Worst decline in value since the global financial crisis & tech bust.
The ripple effect on consumer’s buying power at large will be significant.
Not looking good for car sales that are already down ~40% in March. pic.twitter.com/RaBd4vcOTY
Could some who follow statistical irregularities— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 20, 2020
take advantage of relative unawareness,
prior to collective realization?
If this is for March, how is April going to look? pic.twitter.com/8o39Fy72Ah
"The Trickle-Up Bailout;— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 18, 2020
It’s early days, but the Federal Reserve “bazooka” has mostly impacted the 1%https://t.co/Gah5Er0xIC
Getting Out Of Dodge: After Exiting Loans And Hiking Mortgage Standards, JPMorgan Stops Accepting HELOCs | Zero Hedge https://t.co/Dok8UIDL5Q— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 18, 2020
"caused by the pandemic..."— Peter Schmidt (The 92ers) (@The92ers) April 18, 2020
We went 70-years w/o a bubble & have now had 3 in just 20-years. Moreover, each bubble was much larger than the one which preceded it. This has nothing to do with the virus & everything to do w/ the dismal state of economic study & central banks pic.twitter.com/pZlMLVZ5cq
"This does nothing to support an economic recovery but will simply prop up asset prices in the short term and perhaps offer a reprieve to market participants who profited handsomely for years by using excessive debt to give the illusion of high returns." https://t.co/qxa1BkMzrH— Jesse Felder (@jessefelder) April 18, 2020
Within Time, we Do in the present.— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 17, 2020
Doing nothing is doing something.
If the Present embodies the Past and Future, rational analysis can maximize accomplishment and vice versa. pic.twitter.com/mmd7ftgJau
"Insanity in individuals is rare,— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 17, 2020
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs
it is the rule."
Friedrich Nietzsche pic.twitter.com/CzKiyFFhno
Nasdaq 100 Green YTD, EPS expectations freefalling LOL... pic.twitter.com/cDoh6fpLlc— Tim Backshall (@credittrader) April 16, 2020
the IMF said protests are "more likely in countries with histories of widespread corruption, lack of transparency in public policy, and poor service delivery."— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 16, 2020
"Some countries remain vulnerable to new protests, particularly if policy actions to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis are perceived as insufficient or as unfairly favoring large corporates rather than people,” the IMF said.— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 16, 2020
January 23, 2020 https://t.co/xekpPcUOBG— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 16, 2020
7:02 PM · Feb 11, 2020 https://t.co/rG0CfmApME— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 16, 2020
5:31 PM · Feb 18, 2020 https://t.co/oB9wGfn4dJ— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 16, 2020
12:27 PM · Feb 23, 2020 https://t.co/x7NrohZvQo— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 16, 2020
"The next recession by definition will happen with income and wealth disparities as their highest levels ever, and the unrest will likely be a tad more forceful than the well-behaved Occupy Wall Street movement was nine years ago."— Ronnie Stoeferle (@RonStoeferle) April 16, 2020
1/ Why are thousands of people in #Italy still getting infected with #coronavirus every day? And hundreds still dying daily after more than a month of lockdown? I am not an expert. This THREAD contains some of the latest information I've learned from experts in Italy. #COVID19— Megan Williams (@MKWilliamsRome) April 13, 2020
Southwest gets $2.3B cash grant and $1B 10-yr loan (low interest, can prepay at par) for 2.6m warrants.— Ben Hunt (@EpsilonTheory) April 14, 2020
Restrictions: no layoffs thru Sept. 2020, no buybacks/divs thru Sept. 2021; "limits" on exec comp thru Mar. 2022.
Burn. It. The. Fuck. Down.https://t.co/5LE5zskOw1
Understand this NOW. The Fed is buying OUTSTANDING corporate bonds - you know, the ones that financed buybacks to offset stock-based compensation for a decade. It needs a shell (SPV here, Maiden Lane in 08) so it can treat unsecured debt as if it’s legal 13(3) collateral. https://t.co/ibyedcCbhP— John P. Hussman (@hussmanjp) April 12, 2020
COVID-19; Homeowners with federally backed loans can skip mortgage payments for up to a year, regardless of what their banks say" https://t.co/frnc5Y6P7B— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 11, 2020
COVID-19 Infection thoughts based on monthly global temperatures in time compared to 1918-1919 with links etc... https://t.co/bLKRv6Ie69— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 10, 2020
“The big four airlines – Delta, United, American, and Southwest – spent $43.7 billion on buybacks just since 2012. If that sum sounds familiar, it’s because it’s almost exactly the size of the $50 billion bailout airlines are being given as part of the CARES Act relief package.” https://t.co/oNrCEmZuYP— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) April 10, 2020
I have read a lot about this virus and think very few parts of the story are clear. I believe the most understated part of the story is that many of us are necessarily going to get it. Social distancing and tracking won't change this. Flattening = lengthening.— Dave Collum (@DavidBCollum) April 10, 2020
"We don’t want to have a lot of recovered people...— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 5, 2020
Eventually what we’ll certificates of who’s a recovered person, who’s a vaccinated person...
So eventually there will be digital immunity proof that will help facilitate the global reopening up.”
Fuck Bill Gates
What if... those in power who knew/know, chose and are acting to use Covid-19 as an excuse to eliminate 2/3 of Earth's human population to 'save' the rest so they can survive for another 1,000 years of a more pleasant present? pic.twitter.com/rbeQD7ya0N— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 5, 2020
Easily obtainable debt obtained by many who probably won't be able to pay it back is kicking a can, as long as the central banks can contain the fallout until they can't.— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 5, 2020
Think most of the recent college graduates will be able to pay back their loans?https://t.co/dh1wa8KwXH
The Trail Leading Back to the Wuhan Labs https://t.co/hLpuxV31Os— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 4, 2020
Remember when Portugal peacefully handed off to Spain?— Santiago Capital (@SantiagoAuFund) April 3, 2020
Then Spain peacefully did so to Netherlands?
And then they in turn gifted it to France?
The best was France loving Brits so much they gave to England.
But who can forget the great speech by Churchill turning it over to US?
“Error FROM NOT wearing masks is vastly costlier than the error FROM wearing masks.”— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 3, 2020
Myth #5 - We have an independent judiciary.— Lee Camp [Redacted] (@LeeCamp) April 2, 2020
The criminal justice system has become a weapon wielded by the corporate state. This is how bankers can foreclose on millions of homes illegally & see no jail time, but activists often serve jail time for nonviolent civil disobedience.
"Since the coronavirus outbreak, life in China is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen.https://t.co/NVayZOrYSK— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) April 2, 2020
"The Fed needs to step in simply to stem the rout in stocks." - Fed spokesmodel "Steve"— Rudy Havenstein, gradually, then suddenly. (@RudyHavenstein) February 28, 2020
Well, hang on - for young people just starting out with 401k plans, stocks are now 14.6% cheaper than a week or two ago.
Aren't lower stock prices good for them?
Sooner or later the death rate is 100%.— God (@TheTweetOfGod) March 31, 2020
Or inflate the currency all the up to $0 value from what the Fed and the Feds have been doing so far.— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) March 29, 2020
Either way 'we' lose while the power of those at the top is protected by legislation and appropriation. https://t.co/W55EVMWtmw
Latest employment data: COVID-19 outbreak revealing North Carolina’s economic vulnerability https://t.co/vRReewrVoM— George Hartzman (@Aenbrnood) March 29, 2020