Monday, November 24, 2014

In a Stunning Development It Appears Izabella Kaminska Has Staged A Coup At FT Alphaville (FTAV)

In league with Keohane she has apparently implemented the tactics from Luttwak's Coup d'État: A Practical Handbook, beginning with seizing the means of communication.

Has anyone heard from Paul Murphy since this morning?

The headlines and datelines at Alphaville:

Oil-price decline: the bank-exit liquidity theory
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Lies, damned lies, and liquidity expectations
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Markets Live: Monday, 24th November, 2014
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Signal vs noise from the PBoC
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On the hypothetical eventuality of no more petrodollars
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Further reading  
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FirstFT, the email briefing formerly known as The 6am Cut

schedule of events:
DURING the past 23 years, more than half of the world's governments have been overthrown by coups d'etat. Conspirators are increasingly aware that complex societies are vulnerable to attack. Slash a wire, start a rumor, dump LSD into reservoirs: today any determined guerrilla can stop The System. One man with one bullet can change history. A handful can take over a country.
Acid in the FTAV reservoir?

How to Plot Your Takeover
-Eric Hobsbawm at the New York Review of Putsch's