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Fred Sheehan

Fred Sheehan

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

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

  • Mister In-Between is 100% Sure

    Published 26 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    "This isn't right. This isn't even wrong" ~ Wolfgang Pauli, Cambridge University physicist, attempting to read a colleague's paper. 60 MINUTES: "Can you act quickly…

  • Peak Imbalances Are Falling

    Published 21 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    The topic at hand is the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond, its falling price, and consequent rising yield. The ten year was trading at a 2.03%…

  • Eurocrats and Their Vassals

    Published 07 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    On February 29, 2012, the European Central Bank (ECB) lent €529 to European banks, most of it, in three-year loans. This was the second such…

  • Miserable Wants Company

    Published 28 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Stockton, California (population: 292,000) an 83-mile drive northeast of San Francisco, and, more poignantly, 69 miles east of Vallejo, California (See: "The Coming Collapse of…

  • Leveraged Populists

    Published 21 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    The recent offering of Facebook stock was the biggest news since a man landed on the Moon. The story was everywhere. Someone said the company…

  • A Real Phony

    Published 01 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    "You're wrong. She is a phony. But on the other hand you're right. She isn't a phony because she's a real phony. She really believes…

  • Transparency Has Landed

    Published 29 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    See Frederick Sheehan's Interview on "The Larry Parks Show" (Janurary 12, 2012)   Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke has finally achieved his childhood fantasy.…

  • A Quartet of Fed Chairmen Body Slam Bernanke

    Published 20 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    "Ben Bernanke's quest to make the U.S. Federal Reserve more transparent may be nearing an end as it debates a new statement of goals and…

  • Presidential Rivals: Drop the 'One Percent.' Trumpet the 'Negative Four Percent.'

    Published 12 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Frederick Sheehan will be interviewed on "The Larry Parks Show," Thursday, January 12, 2012, from 7:00 to 7:30 PM, on Time Warner Channel 56, RCN…

  • Markets Vanish - 'In a Flash'

    Published 08 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    What follows is the same warning broadcast in January 2011. In his January 6, 2012, Credit Bubble Bulletin, Doug Noland discussed the same topic: "The…

  • Volatility Lurks

    Published 28 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The European Union is putting its money where its mouth is. Never taking the slightest blame for euro woes, its New York employees are moving…

  • U.S. Exposure to Europe - Unknowns Unknowns

    Published 16 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

    "[T]here are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there…

  • The Rotten Heart of Europe

    Published 08 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

    To Americans, European problems may seem as remote as they did in 1939. There is a good chance, though, that the crumbling financial structure will…

  • Borrowing Europe's Debt Troubles

    Published 04 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

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  • The SEC's Day in Court

    Published 30 November 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Mists gather over dubious government practices. The collapse of MF Global should have scared the wits out of U.S. investors. If you haven't panicked yet,…

  • Ted Forstmann

    Published 23 November 2011 | viewed 0 times

    In a world where evidence often shows the bad do well, memories of a good, rich man may lift the spirits of the disillusioned. Ted…

  • Gold Stocks

    Published 02 November 2011 | viewed 0 times

    A compelling argument to steer clear of gold and silver miners is their poor management. "Those companies are run by a bunch of miners. They…

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    Published 24 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The Euro and You described a fundamental problem of world finance. The quantity of debt grows as the quality recedes. The problem of bad loans…

  • Harrisburg Fails to Get the Word

    Published 18 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Municipal bondholders have something else to worry about. If Occupy Wall Street has legs, and, if labor unions handcuff the protestors' agenda ("Major Unions Join…

  • The 8% Solution

    Published 14 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The terminal stage of Dr. Frankenstein-style central banking is disgorging ridiculous claims of authority motivated by reckless efforts to retain control. One such pincer attack…