• 396 days Will The ECB Continue To Hike Rates?
  • 397 days Forbes: Aramco Remains Largest Company In The Middle East
  • 399 days Caltech Scientists Succesfully Beam Back Solar Power From Space
  • 798 days Could Crypto Overtake Traditional Investment?
  • 803 days Americans Still Quitting Jobs At Record Pace
  • 805 days FinTech Startups Tapping VC Money for ‘Immigrant Banking’
  • 808 days Is The Dollar Too Strong?
  • 808 days Big Tech Disappoints Investors on Earnings Calls
  • 809 days Fear And Celebration On Twitter as Musk Takes The Reins
  • 811 days China Is Quietly Trying To Distance Itself From Russia
  • 811 days Tech and Internet Giants’ Earnings In Focus After Netflix’s Stinker
  • 815 days Crypto Investors Won Big In 2021
  • 815 days The ‘Metaverse’ Economy Could be Worth $13 Trillion By 2030
  • 816 days Food Prices Are Skyrocketing As Putin’s War Persists
  • 818 days Pentagon Resignations Illustrate Our ‘Commercial’ Defense Dilemma
  • 819 days US Banks Shrug off Nearly $15 Billion In Russian Write-Offs
  • 822 days Cannabis Stocks in Holding Pattern Despite Positive Momentum
  • 823 days Is Musk A Bastion Of Free Speech Or Will His Absolutist Stance Backfire?
  • 823 days Two ETFs That Could Hedge Against Extreme Market Volatility
  • 825 days Are NFTs About To Take Over Gaming?

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.

  • The Golden Constant

    Published 07 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The following is a brief outline of "Gold and the 'Flations," published in the April 2005 Gloom, Boom & Doom Report. General talk has it…

  • Measuring Financial Productivity

    Published 30 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    "An Absolute Zero" discussed the relationship of credit growth to economic growth. (The measurement used in the article was the change in non-financial domestic debt…

  • An Absolute Zero

    Published 27 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded a two-day meeting by initiating "Operation Twist." The FOMC's press release explained: "The Committee intends to purchase,…

  • The Financial Times Discovers Gold Stocks

    Published 21 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Having read "Gold and Silver Stocks", the Financial Times decided to follow the trend with "Investors Bet Miners Will Follow Gold's Gain." (September 20, 2011)…

  • Gold and Silver Stocks

    Published 17 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The prices of gold and silver shares are derived from the price of their reference metals. The referral method has gone astray, akin to a…

  • Harvard Deconstructed: The Taming of the Zoo

    Published 31 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The Atlantic magazine has illustrated the unsustainable growth of student debt in the chart below. In David Indiviglio's August, 18, 2011, article, "Student Loans Have…

  • Scarlett O'Hara's Risk-Free Rate

    Published 21 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The death of the long-established risk-to-reward asset categories was the subject of "It's Over." From lowest to highest: cash, bonds, and stocks, are the pecking…

  • It's Over

    Published 14 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Standard & Poor's downgrade of the United States Treasury Department is a harbinger of changing times. The institutional mind has been trained to operate within…

  • Do You Think Ben Bernanke is J.P. Morgan?

    Published 02 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    On July 13, 2011, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke was questioned by members of the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy.…

  • What a Business

    Published 22 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, is a man who knows how to build and grow casinos. His father ran bingo parlors. Over…

  • Central Falls Leads the Field

    Published 18 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Central Falls, Rhode Island faces a plight that should be studied for its application elsewhere. It is nearly out of money. This is common news…

  • The Euro and You

    Published 11 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Greece may seem a long way from Newport Beach, California. Well, it is. But, we live in the global village, or some other dim construction.…

  • The Education Gap

    Published 28 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    On June 22, 2011, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded a two-day meeting. This was followed by the obligatory press release. That statement was…

  • Inflation Asides

    Published 27 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    A note from a reader: In 1977 I accidentally ran into a high school friend of mine who had taken an advanced degree in mathematics…

  • Sick Minds

    Published 23 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    DOW JONES NEWSWIRES - June 22, 2011 - "Lawmakers are considering changing how the Consumer Price Index is calculated, a move that could save perhaps…

  • What They Are Saying

    Published 17 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    It was not difficult for an observer to understand Armageddon beckoned by 2006, as long as the observer listened to practitioners rather than theorists. The…

  • The Consumption Bust

    Published 07 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    There is no end to the indicators showing the consumer is up against it. Negative home-equity, incomes, layoffs, food inflation - oh, this is tale…

  • Playing Old Maid

    Published 04 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    When my youngest sister was four-years-old, we taught her how to play Old Maid. She learned quickly but played the game like - a four-year-old.…

  • Who's Fool?

    Published 31 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Legislation to modify debit-card interchange fees cannot compete with celebrity gossip. Yet, exhausted carcasses are carried on stretchers from the senate office buildings. The Huffington…

  • The China Trade

    Published 21 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    In an Undercollateralized World concluded by quoting Michael Lewitt. Lewitt, the proprietor of Harch Capital Management in Boca Raton, Florida, wrote in the May issue…