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Daniel Amerman

Daniel Amerman

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Daniel R. Amerman is a financial futurist, author, speaker, and consultant with over 20 years of financial industry experience. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and holds MBA and BSBA degrees in Finance from the University of Missouri. He has spent seven years developing a large, unique and intertwined body of work, that is devoted to using the foundation principles of economics and finance to try to understand the retirement of the Baby Boom from the perspective of the people who will be paying for it.

  • US Employment May Be Hammered By Euro Plunge

    Published 24 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Overview Still deep in recession / depression, it is possible and perhaps even likely that the US economy will be dealt a sledgehammer blow over…

  • Eurozone Rescue: Nuking Savers To Bailout Bankers

    Published 14 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Overview To "save" the euro, the European Central Bank (ECB) chose what some economists were calling the "nuclear option". That sounds dramatic, but for non-economists:…

  • Global Deflation, Global Inflation and Australia's Gold Tax Grab

    Published 06 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Overview The week of May 3rd to 6th has rocked the financial world. Stock markets fell around the globe with an almost 2% one-day drop…

  • The Fed's Hollowing Out Of US Banks

    Published 29 April 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Overview Have the Federal Reserve's unprecedented market and banking interventions fundamentally weakened America's banks? In this article, we will illustrate how the Federal Reserve has…

  • German Windfall Profits From Exiting The Euro

    Published 19 April 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Overview Germany is a nation that fears inflation for good historical reason, and among the nations of the world, Germany places a particularly high priority…

  • Futile Attempts To Reflate The Housing Bubble and The Deadly Cost

    Published 25 March 2010 | viewed 742 times

    Overview When a financial bubble bursts - can it be reflated? And what are the risks for all of us the reflation attempt fails? In…

  • Containing Inflation Via Unlimited Money Creation: The Feds Strategy

    Published 04 February 2010 | viewed 2,861 times

    Overview The Federal Reserve was well aware of the severe inflationary dangers when it directly created almost a trillion dollars as part of its separate…

  • Creating A Trillion From Thin Air

    Published 29 January 2010 | viewed 2,704 times

    Overview The Federal Reserve reported a $45 billion profit for 2009, making it the most profitable financial institution in the nation. Many news outlets put…

  • Surviving The Cure For Asset Deflation

    Published 03 December 2009 | viewed 3,525 times

    Overview The US and other governments around the world have a major problem: powerful asset deflation has taken hold, and governments lack the power to…

  • An 80% Sham Market, Zombie Armies and Cheating Investors

    Published 06 November 2009 | viewed 2,907 times

    Overview About 80% of net issuance of total US Treasury and Agency debt has become an artificial market, lacking real investors, and relying on the…

  • Inflation Supply Shock Inferno (Crisis & Globalization II)

    Published 29 October 2009 | viewed 3,088 times

    Overview The gasoline for rampant inflation already permeates the US economy - and all it will take is one bad day for a series of…

  • A 28% Plunge In Our Standard Of Living

    Published 22 October 2009 | viewed 4,157 times

    Crisis & Globalization I For the average person, what is the immediate danger from the financial crisis? Not just the financial crisis itself, but the…

  • Can Theory and Jargon Destroy Your Net Worth?

    Published 08 October 2009 | viewed 3,399 times

    Inflation/ Deflation Debate with reply to Shedlock Overview Could how you define inflation have a major affect on your financial security in these times of…

  • Bailout Lies Threaten Your Savings

    Published 17 September 2009 | viewed 3,088 times

    Overview There is a headline that has been all over the media ever since September 2008: "Bank Bailout Will Soak Taxpayers." As obviously true as…

  • The Mythical Retirement Magic Money Machine

    Published 10 September 2009 | viewed 2,864 times

    Overview Is it just bad luck that your retirement investments are currently worth much less than what you had been told to expect? Something nobody…

  • Puncturing Deflation Myths, Part 1

    Published 12 February 2009 | viewed 6,970 times

    Inflation During The Great Depression Overview As the financial crisis continues to deepen, many people are deeply concerned that collapsing credit availability will lead to…

  • AIG's Dangerous Collapse and A Credit Derivatives Risk Primer

    Published 17 September 2008 | viewed 7,130 times

    Overview While it may look superficially similar to the recent implosions of such investment giants as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Lehman, the takeover and…

  • The Hidden Bailout Of $1.4 Trillion In Fannie / Freddie Credit-Default Swaps

    Published 10 September 2008 | viewed 7,991 times

    Overview Something extraordinary happened on Monday, September the 8th, 2008. The government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac triggered the pending settlement of $1.4…

  • Real US Housing Losses Are $6 Trillion

    Published 05 September 2008 | viewed 4,924 times

    Overview Actual losses in the US real estate market are much higher than what you have been reading in the newspapers recently. Using a combination…

  • 2008 US Election and Quadrupling The Inflation Tax

    Published 14 August 2008 | viewed 2,499 times

    Overview US presidential candidate Barack Obama has proposed increasing the capital gains tax from 15% to 25%. Unfortunately, the biggest component of investment taxes during…