1. Old News, But Not Enough People Know It This is old news, but old news that most people don’t know about, because Citigroup has been. Ajay Kapur, global strategist at Citigroup, and his research team came up with the term “Plutonomy” in to describe a country that is defined. Equity risk premium embedded in “global imbalances” are unwarranted. Citigroup’s second Plutonomy report, titled “Revisiting Plutonomy.

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Perhaps one reason that societies allow plutonomy, is because enough of the electorate believe they have a chance of becoming a Pluto-participant.

This is not something restricted to Europe. The Citigroup analysts basically predicted the OWS-movement.

Thank God that we have such splendid police forces whose members seem to be very happy to quash any unrest with batons, tear gas, pepper spray and a high degree of rough behaviour in order to keep the plutonomists happy! A third threat comes from the potential social backlash. It is easy to drown in rquity lake with an average depth of 4 feet, if one steps into its deeper extremes.

They are also perfectly happy to suppress these explosive memos. Send them to all your local media outlets. PIMCO’s Bill Gross is also advising investors in the world’s largest mutual fund that policies that protect US wages from developing world competition would be bad for investment returns.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Do we think this is what Citi, through its trade associations, lobbyists, and flacks, was contemporaneously telling lawmakers and the public and, if not, which should we believe? Old Paradigm methodology rethinking economics Old Paradigm Economics Real World Economics Movement revere award Revolving-Door Economists students teaching World Economics Association The Economy Arab World Bubbles budget deficits upward income redistribution crisis debt microcredit debt crisis depression economic development Economy education Eurozone Eurozone Crisis exploitation financial crisis financial markets food globalization Graphics Decline of the USA Quality of life indicators Greece Growth health housing bubble income inequality income redistribution inequality jobs Keynes Piketty’s Capital Plutonomy Political Economy Politics and the economy poverty Recession Social Security taxes Uncategorized unemployment upward income and wealth redistribution upward income redistribution The Economy and the Planet economics of climate change oil energy the planet and the economy WEA Books.


If there is one group of people who need to know the truth about what is really going on within the society and the economy, minus the propaganda, then it’s businesspeople who have a lot of money to invest, and who want to invest wisely. Can someonoe please e-mail me the report? Plutocracies always destroy themselves, and many innocents along with them. This tends to lead to calls for protectionism to save the low-skilled domestic jobs being lost. In one of the two memos made famous in Michael Moore’s film Capitalism: Therefore it is apparent that Citigroup is paranoid that these memos by their analysts are being widely distributed.

Ultimately, the rise in income and wealth inequality to some extent is an economic disenfranchisement of the masses to the benefit of the few. Citigroup explains how the “non-rich” consumers become increasingly irrelevant within the “plutonomies”:. Update on Tuesday, January 24, at But they seem to have been largely ignored by scholars. During this discussion, Ajay Kapur the author of the plutonomy-theses, which is closely related to Piketty’s theses, entered the public stage again in May Companies by profit and loss Largest companies by revenue Largest financial services companies by revenue Largest manufacturing companies by revenue Public corporations by market capitalization Wealthiest organizations.

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We, Ajay Kapur, Niall MacLeod and Narendra Singh, research analysts and the authors of this report, hereby certify that all of the views expressed in this research report accurately reflect our personal views about any and all of the subject issuer s or securities.

In their study “Piketty and Plutonomy: Meanwhile Private Equity and LBO funds are filling the risk-seeking and re-leveraging void, expecting and realizing disproportionate remuneration for their skills. Update on Tuesday, April 30, at Notify me of follow-up comments via email. The Rich Getting Richer” deals mainly with the consequences for investments which follow the analysis in the first memo.

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Both memos can be downloaded herebut the first one seems to be a bit corrupted. Srategy a number of other countries — the non-plutonomies — income inequality has remained around the levels of the mid s. At the beginning of the first memo “Plutonomy: The summary on the first page of this memo, which another report for their super-wealthy investors, boldly presents “Plutonomy” not only as a fact, but a business great business opportunity:.


To this end, the cleaning up of business practice, by high-profile champions of fair play, might actually prolong plutonomy. Yes, they are real, and instead of being discussed on mainstream media outlets all over America and beyond, Citigroup was surprisingly successful so far in suppressing these memos, using their lawyers to issue takedown-notices whenever these memos were being made available for download on the internet.

I would greatly appreciate it as none of the links are currently functioning. These economies have seen the rich take an dtrategy share of income and wealth over the last 20 years, to the extent that the rich now dominate income, wealth and spending in these countries.

Ccitigroup might be a connection with Robert Gordon. Buying Luxury, Explaining Global Imbalances”the analysts introduce the subject:. The link you provided no longer works. Sufficient numbers of politicians in other countries have championed slowing immigration or free trade Ross Perot, Pauline Hanson etc.

Perhaps one reason that societies allow plutonomy, is because enough of the electorate believe they have a chance of becoming a Plutoparticipant.

Plutonomics – The Wealth Report – WSJ

Journal Updates by Email. We see the biggest threat plutonoy plutonomy as coming from a rise in political demands to reduce income inequality, spread the wealth more evenly, and challenge forces such as globalization which have benefited profit and wealth growth. So it’s interesting when we catch them agreeing with me when they give private advice to the investor class.

Retrieved from ” https: Link an External Response Have a response on your own site? We are not taking anything down, we take up the fight against the people who believe that they have the pllutonomy to be the unelected leaders of the world.