Thursday, September 22, 2011
2012, here we come.... (#1)
The American psyche features a unique juxtaposition of unfounded optimism (remember Reagan's "It's still morning in America"?) and latent apocalyptic expectation. There in a nutshell you have your explanation for the recent volatility on US financial markets: it's as if current world conditions have been finely calibrated to set off violent spasms of see-sawing stateside sentiment.