Posts filed under “Humor”

How to Save Detroit

Here is a picture of the Smart Car, compared to a Suburban like we used to have.

Now wouldn’t you know it, just when I have ordered a new Smart Car, other car makers have come out with competing models!

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Category: Bailouts, Humor

Attack of the invisible hand of the free market!

Hat tip The Mess That Greenspan Made via Salon

Category: Digital Media, Humor, Markets, UnScience

The Magic of Math

> via Dilbert >

Category: Derivatives, Humor, Mathematics

The Clapper

Let’s you turn Capitalism On or Off when you need to! Click for animation by Mark Fiore

Category: Bailouts, Humor

Corporate Logos Remixed for Crisis

Here’s a few favorites from Business Pundit: > > > > > There’s some more at the link below . . . > Source: After The Crisis: A Parody of 15 Corporate Logos Ryan Business Pundit December 9, 2008

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media, Humor

The 12 Days of Bailouts

You knew this was coming.

December 8, 2008, 1:12 PM

Hat tip Economix

Category: Humor, Video

Bailout Open Thread


Category: Bailouts, Humor

Big Three Go Green

Or at least they are trying to: >

Category: Bailouts, Humor

A Primer On Fractional Reserve Banking

First published in the British humour magazine “Punch” on April 3, 1957:


Q: What are banks for?

A: To make money.

Q: For the customers?

A: For the banks.

Q: Why doesn’t bank advertising mention this?

A: It would not be in good taste. But it is mentioned by implication in references to
reserves of $249,000,000,000 or thereabouts. That is the money they have made.

Q: Out of the customers?

A: I suppose so.

Q: They also mention Assets of $500,000,000,000 or thereabouts. Have they made that

A: Not exactly. That is the money they use to make money.

Q: I see. And they keep it in a safe somewhere?

A: Not at all. They lend it to customers.

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Category: Bailouts, Credit, Humor

Clusterf#@k to the Poor House – Bean on a Plate Edition

The heads of Ford, GM and Chrysler humbly drive to Washington to ask for more money.

Category: Bailouts, Humor, Video