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Comment: dollar = empirical something (Score 1) 732

by gordblair (#35630128) Attached to: Friends Don't Let Geek Friends Work In Finance
Engineers can't push 5% real growth year over year, but banks who can print-up money can push 20%+ pseudo-revenue. Make the dollar a literal of something (oil, eavestroughs, carpets, metal, something as long as it's real) and watch banks magical profits turn to nothing. Why be a General Motors engineer where they can't empirically push 6% real growth year over year even working with an army of assembly line robots, yet General Motor's finance arm which received massive bailouts regularly boasts 20%+ pseudo-profits? Think bitcoin, when you have a hyperinflatable fraud-currency as the basis for 'profit' and Wall street can literaly print numbers out of thin air, watch what happens....

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