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Doug Wakefield

Doug Wakefield

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • The Big Nasty D(eflation) Word Is Here

    Published 22 September 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Nomi Prins latest book, All the Presidents Bankers, allows the reader a glimpse into the comments and actions of those sitting at the highest levels…

  • The Stock Nirvana Has Been Broken

    Published 21 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Is it possible to have a calm and boring market break down quickly in merely two trading days? Is it possible that THIS is the…

  • The Troika Loan Shark Stock Rally

    Published 31 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    July has turned out to be a very volatile month for stocks, whether Asia, Europe, US, or worldwide. Every time it appeared that something from…

  • The End of Dow 18,000; Bailouts No Longer Extended

    Published 01 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Eurogroup Says Greece Bailout Program Will Not Be Extended And Will Expire on June 30, ABC News, June 27, 2015 Greece Debt Crisis: Banks to…

  • Flatline Investing and Dead End Debt Schemes

    Published 26 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Next Tuesday is the end of the first half of 2015. As of today, the Dow has once again rallied up to break the magical…

  • Selling Out: Ignoring Corruption for The Temporary Wealth Image

    Published 16 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    "What happens to price in a bidless market? It goes off a cliff.... Investors in stocks, bonds, and real estate are being herded off the…

  • When the Nuclear Money Option Fails

    Published 24 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    "To combat the economic fallout caused by the credit crisis (07-08), countries have allowed their fiscal deficits to increase dramatically. In order to pay the…

  • Investment Parachutes; Do You Have Yours?

    Published 27 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    "After twenty minutes, a bell rings and a commander jumps to the end of the line of us and takes the yellow cord from the…

  • Free Money; What Could Go Wrong?

    Published 13 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Source - Debt and (not much) deleveraging, McKinsey Global Institute, Feb '15 Isn't all of this QE (quick and easy) money great? When the Federal…

  • To Create Unlimited Liquidity or Not; That Is the Question

    Published 30 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    "On October 15, 2014 between 9:33 and 9:45, liquidity evaporated in Treasury futures and prices skyrocketed (causing yields to plummet). Five minutes later, prices returned…

  • Messin' With My Financial Brain

    Published 17 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Why is it that unlike anything else we purchase in our daily life, our brains are naturally hardwired to believe that when investment prices move…

  • 10 years of 'Why Sell Now?'

    Published 11 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    While finding the end of the largest financial bubble in history has proved very illusive over the last three years for some of the most…

  • Destroy A Currency, Extend A Rally

    Published 08 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    What was I thinking? Goodbye All Time Highs? I must have lost my mind to have forgotten that central bankers have unlimited tools to inflate…

  • The Gallery of Crowd Behavior: Goodbye All Time Highs

    Published 24 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    "Complex Systems that have artificially suppressed volatility tend to become extremely fragile, while at the same time exhibiting no visible risks. In fact, they tend…

  • A History of Unlimited Money: Learn From It or Repeat Its Mistakes

    Published 28 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Thursday, August 28, 2014. Is there anything special about this day? For some it may be an anniversary, marriage or work. For others it may…

  • The Three Stocketeers: One for All and...

    Published 01 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Between October 4, 2011, and July 3, 2014, the broadest measure of publicly traded US stock wealth climbed $9.9 trillion. When one considers that as…

  • The Yuan Stops Here

    Published 15 July 2014 | viewed 0 times

    My fellow Americans. Did you notice in the last few months, that China has been establishing agreement after agreement with various major financial centres around…

  • Two Worlds Collide: The Financial/Political Elephant

    Published 19 May 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Source - Seen on the New Donetsk Republic Leader's Wall...., Zero Hedge, May 12 "In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can…

  • Two Worlds Collide: Financial and Political Manipulation Accepted

    Published 08 May 2014 | viewed 0 times

    "Federal Reserve policy is at a crossroads facing unpleasant paths in all directions. Monetary policy around the world has reached the point where the contradictions…

  • Always Bet On Black

    Published 19 March 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Do you remember the following headline from the fall of 2011? "In the Absence of a Credible Plan We Will Have A Global Financial Meltdown…