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 Attacking The Everything Bubble Without Killing The Economy
Now the Fed is in the process of popping the bubbles all at once. Dire consequences for workers will follow. It could be deflationary in the way that Mish Shedlock rightly abhors. We are facing long term secular deflation, and new ideas are needed.
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E Fed Governor Cements Looming Economic Destruction
Hawks have taken over the Fed and the doves exist just for show. Yes there are bubbles, but in assets, not in economic production. The Fed will most likely crush the second to slow the first, and hide behind the neutral rate to do so.
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E Fed Signals Will Break The Economy. Wait Til Trump Finds Out
The Fed won't change, just like a leopard won't change its spots, and will likely establish the same policies that it has in the past to break the economy. China will court American business, maybe limit tit for tat, but Trump will not be happy.
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E Scott Sumner Destroys Financial Times Fear Of China
The Financial Times has come out with an article fearful of China. Scott Sumner decimated it. For the FT, fear of losing a cultural war with China must be widely understood. But it isn't.
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E Fed In A Box
Market monetarists like Scott Sumner and Kevin Erdmann say raising of rates instead of raising inflation will result in the dropping of the R* rate. The Fed does monetary stimulus by cutting rates below that equilibrium rate, not by raising rates.
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E The Lowdown Federal Reserve Bank
The Fed made the Great Recession far worse on purpose but says it was all about providing accommodation!.
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Trump Unwisely Escalates Trade War: Expect A "Rare Earth" Response From China
7 hours ago

Supply chains are the ultimate weakness of Trump's trade war folly.

In this article: BA, REMX, MCHI
Downside Risks
12 hours ago

Author is correct. QQE or whatever the BOJ does is not money printing. it is sterilized by law.

Transition Time: Volkswagen Announces "Electric For All" Campaign
13 hours ago

In 80 or 90 years, there may be enough customers to buy a few electric cars. Or maybe not.

In this article: VLKAY
Reality Check Now In Progress
19 hours ago

Unfortunately, the destruction of the economy and a popping of the everything bubble is an experiment, as well.

Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All At Risk
19 hours ago

But Congress should have more powerful oversight of the Fed.

Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All At Risk
19 hours ago

Nationalizing everything rarely works. Maybe the Fed itself. But it would not make much difference if politicians took advantage. But nationalizing media? That is crazy.

More $100s Than $1s
19 hours ago

Eliminating 100 dollar bills would tighten dollar scarcity. It is a terrible idea.

Fed Speakers Cancel Each Other Out
19 hours ago

Bet on the Hawks. Unless a leopard changes it's spots. Sorry for the mix.

Attacking The Everything Bubble Without Killing The Economy
1 day ago

I am not really critical of Mish. He gets the difficulty of asset inflation on main Street, Bill. It is just that popping everything has unacceptable risks worldwide. I do not know his views about Palley. Thanks for the comment.

China May Cancel Trade Talks If Trump Extends Tariffs
1 day ago

It is more than just elections being the difference. Growth is stronger in China. China is not subject to Basel constraints. China can stop Apple completely if it wanted to. And with so many people, massive supply chains can leave the US on the outside looking in.

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Gary Anderson Commented on Trump Unwisely Escalates Trade War: Expect a "Rare Earth" Response From China:

Supply chains are the ultimate weakness of Trump's trade war folly.

Gary Anderson Commented on Downside Risks:

Author is correct. QQE or whatever the BOJ does is not money printing. it is sterilized by law.

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Socially Responsible Investing As Alex Jones Is Banned
Social investing practitioners would generally be in favor of banning someone who exhibits racial or ethnic hatred against whole groups of people. It is good to look at Facebook and at Google and compare the two with regard to social concerns.
Hitler Economics In The Age Of Trump
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Peter G. Peterson Turned Entitlement Into A Bad Word
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The Cult Of Tesla's Elon Musk
I focus here on Elon Musk, because he is likely the the most powerful cult leader in America, other than perhaps Donald Trump. Elon Musk seems to be able to make outrageous statements and still retain his followers.
Trump Administration's Strange Response To Ford Relocating To China
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It Is Getting Serious With POTUS: Deep State Versus Russia Connection
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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.

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Examples of Globalization Blog
2010 - Present (8 years 10 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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