stock market 2016
The amount of easy money put out by the Federal Reserve with low intreats rates has puffed up the prices of many asset classes, stocks for example. Now the money is drying up. The general economy, it is thought, doesn't need supper low interest rates to keep from imploding. The cheap money drug is being removed. But like a drug addict that can't get a shot, the stock market doesn't like the removal of it's fix. One model of the stock market mimmicks the model of heroin addiction and recovery, or a least I just made that up. But, the association is somewhat valid, as in her ion addiction recovery, there were by occasional backsliding.
Or maybe something most can identify with, coffee withdrawal.
The Matrix is about a world that is a computer simulation. The stock market, as of this writing, has been created to a certain extent by low interest rates and QE. These conditions have been created by the US Federal Reserve "creating" money via a computer program. So the "value" of the market is a function of the value of the dollar, interests rates and of course the actual condition of the US economy. But all these factors are incorporated into a model, a computer program. Sometimes the models is a good proxy for the actual economy and sometimes it is not. Time will tell. Sometimes reality is just more model that reality.
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