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Daniel Aaronson

Daniel Aaronson

Continental Capital Advisors

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

Continental Capital Advisors, LLC was formed to offset the destruction of wealth caused by the global devaluation of currencies by central banks. The name Continental Capital symbolizes the 1775 US Currency, "the Continental", which was backed by nothing and quickly became devalued.

  • The US Economy Will Not Decouple

    Published 03 May 2012 | viewed 0 times

    During the past couple of years, we have written about the debt situation facing both Europe and the United States. The economic data coming out…

  • Stocks Are On The Cusp Of A Major Decline

    Published 03 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Equities have continued to rise even though the financial problems of the PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain) remain unresolved. Bullish sentiment readings have…

  • The Financial Crisis Ahead

    Published 11 November 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The financial crisis that began in 2007 has moved from the private sector to the public sector. In 2007, investors ignored the warnings from the…

  • Pushing On A String

    Published 09 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    From the onset of QE2 in 2010, stocks rose despite a weak economy. Investors believed that stocks would rise either because the economy would improve…

  • Rising Awareness Of The Global Debt Problem

    Published 05 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The sovereign debt crisis gained significant attention in July, yet while the equity market is overdue for a bounce, it remains significantly overvalued. The chart…

  • By Ben Bernanke's Definition, QE2 Has Failed

    Published 21 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    On November 4, 2010, shortly after the Federal Reserve began its $600 billion of asset purchases known as QE2, Ben Bernanke wrote an editorial in…

  • A Problem That The Federal Reserve Cannot Solve

    Published 06 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The financial condition of the United States is irreversible. The liabilities of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid (See Figure 1), along with an annual budget…

  • A European Interest Rate Hike Is Likely Priced In

    Published 11 March 2011 | viewed 0 times

    In early 2008, Lehman Brothers management increased the company's dividend even as its underlying credit quality was rapidly deteriorating. In a potential repeat of history,…

  • Investor Perception Changes Quickly

    Published 28 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Last year, we highlighted a historic surge in municipal bond fund inflows that we speculated would end badly (see: http://www.continentalca.com/home/March-12-2010). The charts below show that…

  • Ignoring European Sovereign Debt Problems Is Risky

    Published 14 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    European government debt problems surfaced over a year ago. Initially, Greece was the only country struggling to access the capital markets, yet the problems have…

  • The US Faces The Same Problems As Europe, But Has A Different Solution

    Published 10 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The United States' financial situation is as dire as that of many European countries, yet the US Government's actions contrast sharply with the austerity measures…

  • Parabolic Asset Prices Are A Precursor For Deflation, Not Inflation

    Published 12 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Recently, many commodity prices have undergone parabolic increases leading market participants to conclude that high inflation is on the horizon. However, history suggests otherwise as…

  • The German Mark Had Significant Rallies On Its Way To Zero

    Published 29 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Following World War I the German Mark lost all of its purchasing power. However, before its ultimate demise, the Mark experienced several meaningful rallies despite…

  • Do Investors Really Believe They Cannot Lose?

    Published 01 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    September's stock market rally, the best September since 1939, was impressive not only because of its magnitude, but also because of its influence on investor…

  • A Long-Term Look At Stock Market Investor Sentiment

    Published 17 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    As equity mutual fund outflows mount (Figure 1), stock market bulls argue that such outflows indicate that investor pessimism is high enough to serve as…

  • Cracks In Central Banking Credibility

    Published 10 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The credibility of central banks is being questioned. In the United States, media reports point to growing dissension within the Federal Reserve about future policy…

  • Self-Reinforcing Deflationary Forces

    Published 20 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Deflation is largely a psychological phenomenon and it is gaining momentum as consumers and corporations delever. The Federal Reserve is trying to overcome deflation by…

  • Similarities to 2008

    Published 06 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Investors and market strategists are excited about the rallies in equities and economically sensitive commodities, but the declines in gold and Treasury yields are likely…

  • Worrying Signs From The Federal Reserve Minutes

    Published 23 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, the Federal Reserve released the minutes of its Open Market Committee meeting that concluded on June 23.¹ Meeting participants were hopeful that the…

  • The Wrong Debate

    Published 16 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    There is an ongoing debate among investors and economists about whether the US economy is in the midst of an economic recovery or at the…