Because figgy pudding just doesn’t taste the same when you have to eat it out of a can, on a street corner, while huddling around a garbage can full of burning newspapers for warmth, a moratorium on foreclosures has been announced until the end of the holidays: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will not foreclose […]
Entries Tagged as 'bartertown'
October 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · bartertown
…and while we fear most people are just showing up to Occupy Wall Street protests because of rumors that Radiohead might be there (hint: they won’t be) we couldn’t resist sharing this sign with you as it appears to have been created in true LOLFed spirit. h/t to Leslie
September 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · bartertown, loller euro, markets
A ray of sunshine appeared on the BBC yesterday and made a case that the Eurozone rescue plan will fix everything, except he really did the opposite of that and Europe is going to go full Bartertown within a year.
January 10th, 2011 · 4 Comments · bartertown
Whether you’re looking for a belated Festivus gift for Bernie Madoff or a currency alternative to the dollar, here’s a recent report on the trend of brokering deals in honey buns: They are a lowly, sturdy food designed for desperate cravings and vending machine convenience. They can endure weeks of neglect and even a mild […]
July 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments · bartertown, markets
More doom from Marc Faber, forecasting a general bad mood that will turn into a deflationary spiral: In the August edition of the The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report Marc Faber questions whether the Dow could hit 1,000 as predicted by Robert Prechter, based on his interpretation of Elliot Waves, Fibonacci numbers and socioeconomic trends. […]