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Calling all economists!!! What, why, how will this all play out?

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posted on Sep, 18 2008 @ 03:06 PM
Thought it would not only be fun, but informative to get all your takes on the current state of the stock markets, commodities markets, the bailout of big business, and what it will cause down the line as it pertains to a possible global meltdown.

You theorists who can tie this in to a move towards a one world government are also welcome to post.

Any predictions when it will all come crashing down, or do you think it will be better in the long term?

Also, anyone understand the new rule on short selling and how you think it will effect stocks and commodities.

[edit on 18-9-2008 by TH3ON3]

posted on Sep, 18 2008 @ 03:12 PM
not an economist but heres a theory for you. they purposely crash the market to introduce the Ameros. if you noticed gold is surging. when the market crashes gold will be at an all time high this is when the government will come and take all your gold like they did in 1933 (and give you a nice little rfid chip) and sell it to other countries to pay back debts or use it for other means. suddenly martial law is in effect and we jsut realized that we've been #ed over big time.

posted on Sep, 18 2008 @ 03:23 PM
That's okay Ntesla, that was meant for everyone to post not just economists. That is something I have heard, and frankly I think quite possibly this may be an early effort to bring big business under the governments control disguised as a "rescue"...very shrewed and everyone would buy it.

posted on Sep, 18 2008 @ 04:02 PM
I am not an economist, per se, however I am fascinated with money. Not necessarily fascinated with hoarding huge amounts of it, but more along the lines of becoming financially independent/ wealthy, and subsequently finding ways to share that wealth aside from just giving it away. But that is neither here nor there.

My prediction is a little less gloomy than complete chaos and societal collapse. After the imminent economical collapse, martial law will most likely be implemented and these kbr/haliburton camps around the country will start being put to ''good use''.

The America's will be united and will follow suit in becoming a union much like the Europeon union. The America's will be forced to become extreme export nations in order to pay off those trillions of dollars and perhaps ''indentured servants'' will become the new trend. After wealthy foreign companies buy off our debt, we will owe them money and depending on the stewards of the nation, forced labor/slavery will be mandated amongst the poor people of the country, whose debts are in the hundreds of thousands, if not millions.

We will probably become used to constant war and will wind up in a situation similar to 1984. Who knows if our infrastructure will ever be rebuilt? If so, there could definitely be a comeback, but if I was one of the uber-wealthy elite, I would keep the infrastructure in a state of squalor in order to keep the morale stifled amongst my slaves.

When the ''junior spies'' comes about, I will seek to join. I figure it is better in the long run for survival and the eventual, inevitable collapse of tyranny to be on the side that is stomping faces in, than the side being stomped on. To infiltrate from within and eventually form a type of ''brotherhood/sisterhood'' and connect with others that see the truth and work silently to dismantle the new gilded age. That, or Ill just realize its hopeless and keep being a slave master.

Thats the real question...would you rather be the slave or the slave master? Right now there is a choice.

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