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Doug Wakefield

Doug Wakefield

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Crowds and Credit

    Published 04 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    "...now that the recession is over, we have to face the fact that the government must make cuts." "We put rules in place to prevent…

  • John's Economic Worldview

    Published 16 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    This is Part I of Doug Wakefield's latest article, John's Economic Worldview. Part I is 9 pages, and Part II and III bring the total…

  • The Efficient Wealth Transfer

    Published 11 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The following is a test. This will take less than a couple of minutes to test your mental sanity. Based on our current juncture in…

  • A Simple, but Painful Lesson

    Published 30 April 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Two years ago, Jim Grant, of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, mentioned a book he had just read by physicist Mark Buchanan titled, "Ubiquity: The Science…

  • We're All Speculators Now

    Published 17 February 2010 | viewed 2,025 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill As I watch the drama of the financial markets and consider the enormous impact they have on every aspect…

  • Too Costly To Bear

    Published 05 February 2010 | viewed 4,948 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill Though this piece was originally released via our paid research publication - The Investor's Mind - in September 2006,…

  • Unfinished Business: 2009

    Published 03 February 2010 | viewed 2,645 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill In March 2009, the Dow bottomed at 6470 and the S&P 500 hit a low of 666. On January…

  • Financial Lessons of the Ages

    Published 08 January 2010 | viewed 4,238 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill Rather than rigorous study, which would help us connect the explosion of debt that has occurred in the last…

  • Power Shift

    Published 28 October 2009 | viewed 2,671 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill On Monday, November 2nd, it will have been seven months since the G20 met in London to expand the…

  • Please, Don't Wake Me

    Published 02 September 2009 | viewed 3,151 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill "'The Nation was rich, Trade prodigiously great, Paper-Credit run high, and the Goldsmiths in Lombard-street, &c, commanded immense sums...'…

  • Whose Line (of Credit) Is It Anyway?

    Published 10 July 2009 | viewed 2,520 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill "Permit me to issue and control the money of the nation and I care not who makes its laws."…

  • The Next Landslide: Lessons from Andrew Carnegie

    Published 29 May 2009 | viewed 4,687 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill Here we are, sitting in our homes or businesses reading commentary about the craziness of the world in which…

  • We Are Driven - Taken for the Ride of Our Life

    Published 30 March 2009 | viewed 3,309 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill Over the last few weeks, the very bearish technical readings in daily sentiment have reversed. A few days ago,…

  • The Big, the Bull, and the Bankers

    Published 18 December 2008 | viewed 3,341 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill Over the last few years, in my search to understand how we arrived at this historic juncture, I have…

  • The Greatest Deficit of All

    Published 24 October 2008 | viewed 4,535 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill The following is an interview transcript from institutional money manager Tom Cammack conducted by Doug Wakefield, President of Best…

  • A Day of Rest

    Published 19 September 2008 | viewed 3,103 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill "By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day…

  • The Secret to Retirement Planning

    Published 20 August 2008 | viewed 3,349 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill "When it comes to planning for the future, most people think of retirement. Retirement planning is important because it…

  • Protecting Giants from Slingshots

    Published 18 July 2008 | viewed 2,762 times

    by Doug Wakefield and Ben Hill Whether he intended to or not, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's statements, in a July 15th Bloomberg article titled, "Paulson…

  • The Day Free Markets Died

    Published 20 May 2008 | viewed 4,497 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill Though our government has increasingly influenced our markets since the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913, we have…

  • Staying Alive

    Published 18 April 2008 | viewed 3,351 times

    by Doug Wakefield with Ben Hill The size and frequency of the government's interventions into the markets, especially over the last month, has generated little…