Muckraker of the Financial System

I have published on two other prominent financial websites, Seekingalpha.com (as Gary A) and at Businessinsider.com. I muckrake the banking system and found premeditated causes for the housing bubble and subsequent meltdown. I am married with 4 grown children.

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E Amazon's Jeff Bezos Doesn't Understand Female Shoppers
While it may seem like a bold statement, that Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos does not understand women shoppers, the truth is, in some areas he doesn't.
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E Trump And The Big Renewable Energy Effort
The Paris Accord seeks to reduce global temperatures by a paltry 1.8 degrees. We have to look more into the concept of permanent job creation and loss.
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E Trade Deficits, Trump Tirades, Paris Accords
Trump's economic nationalism and worry over trade deficits could hurt America, but the Paris Accords threaten many jobs worldwide.
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E Fiat Money, Helicopter Drops, Zuckerberg And The Big Myth
How do we weigh the debate about money, whether it is fiat or something else? This question has been at the forefront of economic debate since President Richard M. Nixon took US currency off of the gold standard.
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E Helicopter Money, Not Bond Destruction, Must Replace Debt Forgiveness
Bonds could not be retired until and unless a substitute could be found for them in the financial markets. That is just reality.
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E Fed VP Williamson Destroys Inflation Hawks
Fed VP Stephen Williamson skewers the inflation hawks. He mentions holding bonds for reasons other than yield and provides us with still more insights about the workings of the economy, speaking to CPI and PEC measurements.
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The Internet Has Not Killed, And Will Not Kill, Inflation
16 hours ago

Thanks for responding, Michael. I think that even money targeted to Main Street ends up in the gears of big business, and the velocity of money still seems really weak at the consumer level.

The Bond Market Is Calling The Fed's Bluff
17 hours ago

Great article. Makes the inflation hawks continue to look silly.

In this article: GLD, TYX
The Internet Has Not Killed, And Will Not Kill, Inflation
17 hours ago

Flooding the financial markets with money is not the same thing as flooding main street with money. And that isn't happening.

Why The U.S. Pulling Out Of The Paris Accord Was A Real Mistake
20 hours ago

So what? It is going to happen anyway? Why throw good money after bad?

Winner & Losers From Amazon’s Proposed Purchase Of Whole Foods
23 hours ago

Amazon is planning on cutting staff at Whole Foods, which will likely make shopping there a miserable experience. When people see the real Amazon at work, in the real economy, they will be able to form their opinions about how things might be in the other sections of the company. A filthy Whole Foods will tarnish Amazon.

In this article: AMZN, WFM, KR, TGT, WMT, SFM
Make China Great Again: Ford Bypasses NAFTA Dispute By Moving Production To China
2 days ago

He can't handle the truth, Mish. This is a disaster for both Mexico and for Trump.

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Labor Share Of GDP Has Been Dropping In The World’s Four Largest Economies
2 days ago

The new normal has been in the works for awhile. Minimum wage should be over 20 bucks an hour based on what it was in the 1960's.

The Fed Is Behind A Different Curve
3 days ago

But, the negative rates are minor so far Prof. I think Sumner was talking about 4-5 percent negative. At what point in a downturn, does negative become dangerous?

Treasury Yields: The Long-Term Perspective
3 days ago

It certainly is not all explained by QE. Without QE the 10 year has been in a steady decline as your chart shows.

In this article: TNX, SPX
The Pin To Pop This Mother Of All Bubbles?
5 days ago

I agree with you and Jeffrey Snider that things are definitely are not optimal. People adapt, and have consolidated to multigenerational housing and underground economy in many instances just to survive. The pressure of globalization with a downward pressure on wages and an upward pressure on housing costs could eventually reach a breaking point. The central banks need to at least let main street consolidate before stealing again.

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Gary Anderson Commented on The Internet Has Not Killed, And Will Not Kill, Inflation:

Thanks for responding, Michael. I think that even money targeted to Main Street ends up in the gears of big business, and the velocity of money still seems really weak at the consumer level.

Gary Anderson Commented on The Bond Market Is Calling The Fed's Bluff:

Great article. Makes the inflation hawks continue to look silly.

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Trump Administration's Strange Response To Ford Relocating To China
Trump Embraces Ford Focus production in China when it railed against them being produced in Mexico. Why is this?
It Is Getting Serious With POTUS: Deep State Versus Russia Connection
It appears that Steve Bannon is now courting favor of the White House. I wrote about how radical he is as he has espoused a libertarian economic agenda on steroids.
The Curse Of Trump Is In Cutting Back On The Poor
The United States is a prosperous nation. But attacking the poor is not the way to remain prosperous. It has been tried before with disastrous results.
Tourism And The Trump Letter To Renegotiate NAFTA
NAFTA renegotiations are unleashed. But Canada and Mexico are our greatest tourist partners.
The Coming Trump Coup Could Impact Stocks
The coming Trump Coup appears in the works. Will Donald Trump resist, forcing an existential battle with a long time ally?
Tourism At Risk: Facebook Doesn't Kill People, People Do
I believe that Donald Trump wants to make America almost totally insulated from goods coming in, from people coming in, from a healthy interactive contact with the world, and rely on Americans to buy the products made here.
Geopolitical Risk Rises In The Americas: Mexico's Nuclear Capabilities
You must realize that Mexico decided to stop enrichment to nuclear quality after NAFTA. NAFTA was, politically, in the national interest of the United States. You are basically saying, Mexico, if you don't pay for the wall, pull out of NAFTA.
Trump's Embracing Unions Will Cause Economic And Oil Strife
If POTUS does not care about exporting, he would obviously want to get a lot more money into the hands of the US workforce fast. Unions would be a tool for making that happen. Unions that embrace oil pipelines will oppose native Americans.
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Examples of Globalization Blog
2010 - Present (7 years 7 months)

On my blog I discuss the past housing bubble, the crash and future housing bubbles and scams. Offering easy money loans should be against the law but is not. Selling bogus AAA rated bonds should have been prosecuted but the scheme came from the bankers at Basel 2. You can't go higher than that. http://www.examplesofglobalization.com

Education

University of California, Santa Barbara
1967 / 1970
Political Science & Government

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