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Brady Willett

Brady Willett

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Bernanke Double Tap

    Published 31 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The promotion of 'risk taking' during Bernanke's tenure was, without question, done at the immediate expense of traditional 'savings'. Deal with it Bernanke. Former Fed…

  • Two Questions for Krugman

    Published 05 September 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Paul Krugman is at it again. That is, Mr. Krugman continues to myopically attack anyone who has warned that money printing could lead to 'inflation'.…

  • Funny Money Turns Serious

    Published 27 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    When former Asian Development Bank head, Haruhiko Kuroda, was nominated to be the next Bank of Japan Governor on February 27, 2013 he was not…

  • The Central Bank Lullaby

    Published 26 March 2013 | viewed 0 times

    "These [printing] policies are not "beggar-thy-neighbor" but rather are positive-sum, "enrich-thy-neighbor" actions." ~ Bernanke "I generally sleep pretty well...I have a lot to do during…

  • The Man

    Published 08 February 2013 | viewed 0 times

    An earlier version of this article originally appeared in the Introduction to the 2013 Wish List.   Thanks to a series of colossal failures that…

  • 2013: Rebuild Me a Crisis, One Dollar at a Time

    Published 14 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    For the first time since 2007 the book value of the largest U.S. home builders is set to post an annual increase. This suggests that…

  • Fiscally Spaced

    Published 06 July 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Central bank printing and excessive government borrowing are two themes that need no introduction. The U.S. consumer could become a source of stability for the…

  • The Facebook Fiasco

    Published 25 May 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Exactly whom are we supposed to feel sorry for? Now that Facebook has done a faceplant the blame game has begun. Those that partake in…

  • Does JP Morgan Have Staying Power?

    Published 11 May 2012 | viewed 0 times

    News that JP Morgan lost $2 billion trading synthetic credit securities is spreading like wild fire. Shares of JPM are deeply in the red. The…

  • Equities Are Not Dead

    Published 21 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Even though the markets may be "At least 7 million shareholders have defected from the stock market since 1970, leaving equities more than ever the…

  • Did Ron Paul Slay The Gold Bull?

    Published 15 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold was off by nearly 5% yesterday, with comex gold losing over $97 an ounce on an intraday basis. This price collapse…

  • U.S. Downgrades SP

    Published 06 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    U.S. Treasury Securities are no longer risk-free. This news comes after Standard and Poor's cut the triple-A rating it has awarded the U.S. since 1941…

  • Catch a Bernanke by the Tail

    Published 14 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The Great Ron Paul (no factiousness intended as Dr. Paul is truly one of a kind), has once again stymied the not-so-great Bernanke. After listening…

  • Sell American. Buffett Is

    Published 16 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    In an October 16, 2008 op-ed entitled 'Buy American. I Am', Warren Buffett revealed that he was moving his own wealth into equities, adding that…

  • 2011 - Another Year of Living Dangerously

    Published 13 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    "If the crisis has a single lesson, it is that the too-big-to-fail problem must be solved" Ben Bernanke. September 2, 1010 "It is unconscionable that…

  • Bernanke Dares The World

    Published 05 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    On November 3, 2010 the Federal Reserve Board announced another round of money printing (aka quantitative easing), and yesterday Chairman Bernanke defended the Fed's actions…

  • Stiglitz' Dances With Sugar Plums

    Published 21 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Joseph Stiglitz is a Columbia University Professor and a Nobel Prize-winning economist. He extolled the wisdom of Keynesianism on Bloomberg yesterday (video): "Just think about…

  • Don't Fear the Gold Dealers. Fear The Government!

    Published 27 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    CNBC ran an interesting article last Friday entitled, "Lawmakers Take Steps to Protect Gold Investors". The article discussed how politicians are questioning the tactics used…

  • Gold's Historic Rally Continues

    Published 25 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Gold broke above $1300 an ounce on Friday and silver ended at a new 30-year high. Whether these gains are sustainable over the near term…

  • The Myth of 'Deleveraging'

    Published 20 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Background: The reason the 'net worth' data is an important consideration today is self evident: unable to explain why the outlook for consumer spending is…