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Brady Willett

Brady Willett

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Hey Delong! Bubble Prices Do Not Justify Bubble Prices!

    Published 12 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The U.S. government bond market is the last of the great asset bubbles. We know this, first and foremost, because no one in any position…

  • Until Debt Does Them Part

    Published 06 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Ben Bernanke's machinations since the financial crisis began are widely celebrated as having saved the financial markets from complete ruin. Question is, was preventing the…

  • Rating Agencies Hold SEC Hostage

    Published 23 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Less than 24-hours after President Obama signed the historic Wall Street Reform bill into law the SEC suspended the rule that makes the rating agencies…

  • Stage Set For Another Bernanke Adventure

    Published 27 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, has been eerily quiet during the recent market storm. To be sure, seemingly oblivious to the happenings in EU-land Mr.…

  • U.S. Market's Stub Toes As Greece Fear Spreads

    Published 07 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    I'll be the first to admit that I do not know how the Greece debt crisis/saga will end. What I do know is that when…

  • What Isn't Manipulated?

    Published 01 April 2010 | viewed 1,042 times

    News that London trader, Andrew Maguire, has exposed manipulation in the precious metals market has been making the rounds over the last week. This rehashed…

  • Fear The New Krugman

    Published 18 March 2010 | viewed 668 times

    Such explosive growth in debt can't go on forever, and it won't. Yet our current leaders and their apologists insist that the problem will magically…

  • Gold: 'Not A Bad Asset', Indeed

    Published 12 March 2010 | viewed 1,930 times

    On March 20, 2007 China's Central Bank governor, Zhou Zianochuan, had this to say about China's burgeoning reserves: "Many people say that foreign exchange reserves…

  • Sack The Regulators

    Published 19 January 2010 | viewed 1,573 times

    The 'Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission' began operations last week and heard testimony from four heads of the financial industry. Not surprisingly, the tone was resoundingly…

  • 2010 Preview: The Wonderful Wizard of USD

    Published 07 January 2010 | viewed 3,666 times

    The same day President Richard Nixon closed the "gold window" Ron Paul entered politics. Dr. Paul has been fighting to end the Federal Reserve ever…

  • Is Obama Ready To Rumble?

    Published 17 December 2009 | viewed 4,371 times

    When President Obama summoned the heads of the nations 12-largest financial institutions 3 neglected to show up in person and 2 others used the day…

  • Bubble Religion

    Published 25 November 2009 | viewed 2,681 times

    The dreaded "L" word - liquidity - has once again become the word to explain every major movement in every major asset class. Don't understand…

  • Greenspan Gone Wild (Again)

    Published 16 October 2009 | viewed 2,783 times

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is the worst Fed boss in history, but boy-oh-boy how we loved to watch him smile. We were so…

  • The Fires That Blind

    Published 09 October 2009 | viewed 2,451 times

    "Past performance does not guarantee future results." - Wall Street Mantra While easily grasped, the above adage is not as easily respected. Rather, investors have…

  • Bull Market Delusions In Recovery

    Published 17 August 2009 | viewed 2,416 times

    The last major stock market 'recovery' in the U.S. started after the October 9, 2002 'bottom' and lasted 5-years and 2-days. Total gain: 103%. Unfortunately,…

  • When will the Budgetary Debate turn into the Budgetary Diktat?

    Published 29 April 2009 | viewed 2,720 times

    Earlier this year, and based upon the observation that his administration had inherited a $1.3 trillion budget deficit, President Obama pledged to cut the budget…

  • Poor Greed

    Published 07 April 2009 | viewed 3,124 times

    The Wall Street Journal recently suggested that a 'culture of greed' may be to blame for today's crisis. Billionaire investor Stephen Jarislowsky has said that…

  • Greenspan A Glutton For (His Own) Punishment

    Published 11 March 2009 | viewed 3,690 times

    Why Greenspan continues to try and defend his deplorable record as Fed Chairman is unknown. What is known is that the once powerful Sir Alan…

  • Bond Bubble Trouble?

    Published 15 January 2009 | viewed 3,968 times

    If you have not yet read about the ominous U.S. Treasury bubble (which has been around for awhile), here is recent a recap: "Risk-free return"…

  • 2009 Outlook: Angling For A Recovery

    Published 06 January 2009 | viewed 2,859 times

    Give a man to fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to print money and you feed him for a lifetime?…