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Antal E. Fekete

Antal E. Fekete

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Antal E. Fekete is Professor, Intermountain Institute of Science and Applied Mathematics, Missoula, MT 59806, U.S.A.

  • Remobilize Gold to Save the World Economy!

    Published 24 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    An open letter to Paul Volcker, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, 1979-1987; Chairman of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board,…

  • Where Krugman Went Wrong

    Published 12 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Position papers of professorfekete #7, September 10, 2010 Paul Krugman, writing in The New York Times on September 5 under the title "1938 in 2010",…

  • Gold Basis Screwed

    Published 26 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Position papers of Professor Fekete #6, July 28, 2010. Who needs a thermometer to know that the heat-wave is on? Fofoa has just published another…

  • Real Bills Revisited

    Published 24 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Position papers of Professor Fekete #4, July 25, 2010. Adam Smith in his Wealth of Nations worked out the foundations of a second type of…

  • Floating Exchange Rates: Scheme to Embezzle the Dollar Balances of Surplus Countries

    Published 05 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Summary Milton Friedman's theory of floating exchange rates, on which the international monetary system has been based since 1971, has given rise to a coercive…

  • Architecture For a New World Financial System

    Published 22 June 2010 | viewed 0 times

    An adaptation of the keynote address delivered at the European BANKERS Symposium June 9 - 10, Hall in Tirol, Austria Historical background The Symposium was…

  • What You Always Wanted To Know About Gold*

    Published 07 June 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The following is a transcript of an interview requested by a gold-friendly hedge fund. Q.: Professor Fekete, you are known as a staunch advocate of…

  • Hyperinflation or Hyperdeflation?

    Published 11 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The Quantity Theory of Money James Turk's article Hyperinflation Looms dated April 20, 2010, is based on Quantity Theory of Money (QTM). It draws an…

  • The Hungarian Connection

    Published 11 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The Austrian School of Economics dates its beginnings back to the publication in 1871 of a slender volume: The Principles of Economics (Grundsätze der Volkwirtschaftslehre)by…

  • Hedging Non-Gold Investments With Gold

    Published 19 February 2010 | viewed 2,887 times

    An Address CARA Bahamas Conference Freeport, Grand Bahama Januray 17, 2010 Ladies and Gentlemen: The cliché that the present credit collapse is "the greatest financial…

  • There is No Business Like Bond Business

    Published 09 February 2010 | viewed 3,552 times

    Front-Running the Fed in the Treasury Market Introduction For some nine years I have been predicting that the economy is going to a recession morphing…

  • Economic Aspects of the Pension Problem: Part II

    Published 08 January 2010 | viewed 2,990 times

    As It Appears Sixty Years Later In Two Parts. Part Two: Productivity Revisited In Part One I discussed the clear and present danger to pension…

  • Economic Aspects Of The Pension Problem

    Published 03 January 2010 | viewed 5,165 times

    As It Appears Sixty Years Later In Two Parts. Part One: Euthanasia of the Pension Funds On February 23, 1950, The Commercial and Financial Chronicle…

  • Forgotten Anniversary: One Hundred Years of Legal Tender

    Published 30 October 2009 | viewed 4,066 times

    An Address at a Fund-Raising Dinner for the benefit of the Ficino School, Auckland, New Zealand October 28, 2009 The year 2009 will most likely…

  • The Gold basis is Dead - Long Live the Gold Basis!

    Published 18 October 2009 | viewed 6,149 times

    Fool's gold basis A year ago I conducted a Seminar on the gold basis and backwardation in Canberra, Australia. I suggested to my audience that…

  • The Supply of Oxen at the IMF

    Published 30 September 2009 | viewed 3,979 times

    Some years ago I penned a paper with the title "The Supply of Oxen at the Fed". I am indebted to Alan Greenspan for a…

  • Has Barrick Been Barricked by the U.S.?

    Published 10 September 2009 | viewed 4,436 times

    According to an announcement dated September 8, 2009, Barrick is going to throw into the dustbin its long-standing hedge policy, and pay for buying back…

  • Gold Is Pale Because It Has So Many Thieves Plotting Against It

    Published 28 August 2009 | viewed 3,950 times

    * The title is a quotation from Diogenes Laertius (fl. 2nd century A.D.) This was the favorite quotation of the late Chicago economist and gold…

  • Fiat Money in Death Throes

    Published 05 July 2009 | viewed 6,785 times

    "Banking was conceived in iniquity and born in sin. The Bankers own the earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to…

  • Falsifying Bank Balance Sheets

    Published 27 April 2009 | viewed 5,073 times

    Our title is borrowed from a caption of the Chicago economist and monetary scientist Melchior Palyi (1892-1970) writing on the fiscal and monetary legerdemain of…