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Christopher W. Mayer

Christopher W. Mayer

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

Chris Mayer is a veteran of the banking industry, specifically in the area of corporate lending. A financial writer since 1998, Mr. Mayer's essays have appeared in a wide variety of publications, from the Mises.org Daily Article series to here in The Daily Reckoning. He is the editor of Mayer's Special Situations and Capital and Crisis - formerly the Fleet Street Letter.

  • India - Now What?

    Published 30 March 2007 | viewed 3,007 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. I recently finished a good book on India, one of the best I've read about the country.…

  • The Perfect Storm in Power

    Published 27 January 2007 | viewed 3,943 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. The Perfect Storm dramatized the events surrounding a powerful nor'easter that raged over the Atlantic Ocean in…

  • The World's Push for Power

    Published 05 January 2007 | viewed 3,319 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. You remember the blackout of 2003? It was the biggest blackout in North American history, affecting more…

  • The Gold Standard Gets No Respect

    Published 11 December 2005 | viewed 3,731 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. There is a lot of dumb stuff written about the gold standard and the Great Depression these…

  • The Riddle of the Nile

    Published 12 March 2005 | viewed 5,854 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. In 1906, Harold Hurst, who was a young civil servant at the time, came to the ancient…

  • Investing in the Bubbles of Tomorrow - Today

    Published 26 February 2005 | viewed 6,154 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. "Mass delusions are not rare. They salt the human story." - Garet Garrett, A Bubble That Broke…

  • Out of Aces

    Published 20 February 2005 | viewed 4,938 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. Picture this: On one side of the negotiating table was Frederick Augustus Heinze, the illustrious American copper…

  • A Bankers Tale

    Published 21 January 2005 | viewed 2,670 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. We used to say it was time to "pull out the gun." It was our metaphor for…

  • The World's Workshop

    Published 17 December 2004 | viewed 2,467 times

    This essay originally appeared at The Daily Reckoning. "When customers start demanding things, you know it's going to start topping out," says Arnold Van Den…

  • The Poet of Finance

    Published 26 July 2004 | viewed 2,780 times

    A version of this essay was first published in The Daily Reckoning. Jacques Rueff was accused of being a perennial prophet of doom - a…

  • Bubble Blower

    Published 09 July 2004 | viewed 2,237 times

    A version of this essay was first published in The Daily Reckoning. Despite all its position of power, prestige and privilege, the economy lies still…

  • Booms, Busts and the Big Lie

    Published 06 February 2004 | viewed 5,944 times

              INSIDE - The Mortgage Stones of America • 3 There are massive amounts of debts in the public and private sector. What…