Monday, August 13, 2012

Brace for Financial Pain

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All I'm trying to say is that there were probably better times in all of recorded history to swing for the fences.

Source Data:
FRB: Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States


Mr Slippery said...

Amazing how fast it recovered in just 10 years. People really love their financial assets in the new century. It has a bubbly look, but what do I know? Maybe the ratio will hit 3.0 before it comes down again.

Stagflationary Mark said...

Mr Slippery,

I'd say we're due for a nice 1982 to 2000 style prosperity wave.

Did I say due? I didn't mean to imply that there was a debt owed.

100% optimism here. Yes, sir.

Who Struck John said...

If by "due" you mean after a 3 year plummet that makes the 2008 recession look like a mere hiccup, then I agree with you. That's what your graph says to me, anyway.

Stagflationary Mark said...

Who Struck John,

Intractable hiccups - they persist for longer than one month.

I don't even know why I bring it up.