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Debunking the Efficient Market Hypothesis

From The Origin of Financial Crises: Central Banks, Credit Bubbles, and the Efficient Market Fallacy, by George Cooper: The idea that markets are efficient requires the following to hold: Asset price bubbles do not exist; the prices of all assets are always correct. Markets, when left alone, will converge to a steady equilibrium state. That […]

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Poetry Friday

PHOTOGRAPHING ASPIRATIONS Fume-glossed, unbearably shrill, this car is dilated with a glaze that will vanish before standstill— and here’s the youth swimming in space above his whiplash motorcycle: quadriplegia shows him its propped face— after, he begged video scenes not display his soaking jeans, urine that leathers would have hidden and the drag cars have […]

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Eastman Kodak No. 2-A Folding Cartridge Premo

Eastman Kodak No. 2-A Folding Cartridge Premo, originally uploaded by flahute.   Model: No. 2A Folding Cartridge Premo Manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Co. Ltd. Manufacture date: 1916-26 Lens: Meniscus Achromatic Shutter: Kodak Ball Bearing Media: 116 roll film Negative size: 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.