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M.A. Nystrom

M.A. Nystrom

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

M.A. Nystrom is a private investor and consultant currently living near Boston. He earned his MBA from the University of Washington with a specialty in International Marketing. Following his retirement from the US securities industry, he picked up the hobby of web design, a trade he now plies at his big-picture investment oriented websites www.bullnotbull.com and www.depression2.tv.

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    I talked to Ron Paul last weekend about the massive financial reform bill that is being finalized in Congress. The House and the Senate have…

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    Published 09 November 2009 | viewed 4,271 times

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    Published 20 June 2008 | viewed 4,699 times

    It's been a while since I've done a market update, and today was a pretty big day, so let's get started: The Dow Tests 34…

  • Second Great Depression in Detroit

    Published 03 June 2008 | viewed 30,032 times

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  • Bernanke's Character Test: Pre Fed Meeting Jitters, Indeflation, and a Prediction

    Published 30 April 2008 | viewed 2,144 times

    Tue, 04/29/2008 - 12:49 The Wall Street Journal - the mouthpiece of Business itself - had some stingingly harsh criticism of the Fed on its…

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    Published 28 April 2008 | viewed 2,297 times

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    Published 24 March 2008 | viewed 2,935 times

    If you're reading this, you're probably like me in this respect: Watching the market try to make up its mind is fun, the same way…

  • Book Review: The Complete TurtleTrader

    Published 21 March 2008 | viewed 2,595 times

    Buy and hold is dead! The extreme market volatility over the last decade should make this abundantly clear to even casual market watchers, but it…

  • Welcome to the Future

    Published 18 March 2008 | viewed 4,334 times

    Last Friday we got a taste of what the future is likely to be like as we make our way further into the belly of…

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    Published 11 March 2008 | viewed 4,966 times

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    Published 06 March 2008 | viewed 4,178 times

    Lately I've been getting a lot of inquiries from friends, acquaintances and flat out strangers about how to make money trading. And it's no wonder.…

  • The Secret World of Central Banks

    Published 07 August 2007 | viewed 5,019 times

    Today, all eyes were on the Federal Reserve: How it would respond to the recent turmoil in global financial markets? Would it lower rates, and…

  • Global Liquidity Defined

    Published 03 August 2007 | viewed 3,772 times

    Editor's Note: The following is in answer to a reader's question "What do they mean when they talk about global liquidity drying up?" In remembrance…

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    Published 20 July 2007 | viewed 3,655 times

    If money can be created from thin air, the opposite is also true: it can be destroyed as well. Usually it is the Federal Reserve…

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    Published 27 June 2007 | viewed 2,514 times

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    Published 21 June 2007 | viewed 2,816 times

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