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Fred Sheehan

Fred Sheehan

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Frederick J. Sheehan Jr. is an investor, investment advisor, writer, and public speaker. He is currently working on a book about Ben Bernanke.

  • Mr. Hyde and Mr. Hyde

    Published 13 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Stanley Fischer is in the pipeline for the vice chairmanship of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. In this capacity, he would bang heads to…

  • The Media Makes and Changes History

    Published 06 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    "The Economist's Sell Signal," (November 30, 2013) critiqued the "The Perils of Falling Inflation," in the magazine's November 9, 2013, issue. "The Perils" attempted to…

  • The Economist's Sell Signal

    Published 30 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The disintegration of central banking shifted to overdrive in November. The Senate Banking Committee's listless accreditation of Janet Yellen as next Fed chairman was not…

  • The View from Madrid

    Published 25 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Buy Now My friend Fernando del Pino writes "Independent views on Spain, Europe and the big picture of politics and money," possibly the most coherent…

  • The Federal Reserve's Expanding Omniscience

    Published 22 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Speech Delivered November 13, 2013, Plymouth, MA. Following is an expanded version of a speech delivered for With Integrity Financial: "Securities and Advisory Services offered…

  • Insolvent Thinking

    Published 12 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    It is possible neither Janet Yellen nor another pretender will fill Bernanke's shoes in January. The odds of such a surprise may be once-in-a-history-of-the-universe, but…

  • Baseball in Extra Innings: The Wish without the Will

    Published 29 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    My ticket to the seventh game of the 1967 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals cost $8.00. That was in…

  • Wild Blue Yonder

    Published 24 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In May 2013, the U.S. Treasury had spent up to its statutory debt limit. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wrote House Speaker Boehner that the Treasury…

  • Loose as a Goose

    Published 11 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    President Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen is not unexpected. Nevertheless, it is greeted here with unrequited abjection. Unless the world's financial hocus-pocus comes unglued between…

  • Hall of Fame

    Published 01 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Refreshing was the questioning of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke by Congressman Scott Garrett from New Jersey in "Shooting Stars." We can hope his…

  • Shooting Stars

    Published 27 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Following is a question-and-answer session between Congressman Scott Garrett from New Jersey and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke before the House Committee on Financial…

  • Once Again, Do Not Pay Attention to That Man Behind The Curtain

    Published 21 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    It should be obvious by now that mass democratization over the past century demanded a steady flow of inflation. The inflation of self-esteem: This inspired…

  • Why Academic, Money-Printing, Central Bankers Will Not Change Course

    Published 14 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The Federal Reserve may sell a bond or two in the coming months, but Ben or Jan or Big Lar can be trusted to inflate.…

  • Notes

    Published 06 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Between October 1998 and November 1999, the Nasdaq composite rose 150%. Everyone who was invested believed in Alan Greenspan and the Federal Reserve. At a…

  • This is So Depressing

    Published 13 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    "Easing of Mortgage Curb Weighed," July 23, 2013, Wall Street Journal "Concerned that tougher mortgage rules could hamper the housing recovery, regulators are preparing to…

  • David Boies v. Citizen Ben S. Bernanke

    Published 01 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    A splendid opportunity is in the offing, though it is premature to expect the earth to quake. As background, Hank Greenberg, former chairman of AIG,…

  • Detroit, the Law, and Leonard Garment

    Published 25 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The City of Detroit, Michigan's petition for "bankruptcy protection and the adjustment of debts under chapter 9 of the United States Bankruptcy Code" (case number…

  • Inflation - The Real Thing

    Published 12 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    "[T]he concept of the general price level is extremely vague and we cannot even speak of a very approximate determination of the average price level.…

  • Notes at a Funeral

    Published 06 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In Memory of My Father Frederick J. Sheehan July 27, 1924 - June 27, 2013 My father was often in the right place. He was…

  • Frederick J. Sheehan: July, 27, 1924 - June 27, 2013

    Published 30 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The dedication in Panderer to Power: The Untold Story of How Alan Greenspan Enriched Wall Street and Left a Legacy of Recession: To my father,…