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The Chatroom Cartel Running Global Bond Markets

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Credit Bubble Dynamics

Sep 08, 2000 at 00:00

Tumultuous conditions have returned to global financial markets, with increasingly problematic dislocations in currency and energy markets. And, importantly, global stock markets are taking notice. Here at home, it was…

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On the Manipulation of Money and Credit

Sep 01, 2000 at 00:00

Volatility has returned to the credit market. After rising earlier in the week, 2-year Treasury yields then sank 16 basis points as yields dropped 11 basis points for the week.…

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Reinventing Government

Jun 28, 2000 at 00:00

Government intrusion into many areas outside its traditional role, and an associated regulatory burden and "red tape." Today we are already seeing commodity prices (oil in particular) rise and the…

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The US Dollar: Over Owned and Over Valued

Sep 29, 2000 at 00:00

I invest in gold shares for a living. I manage a gold sector mutual fund. Despite this, I do not long for a return to the gold standard or wish…

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The Quest for Economic Freedom

Dec 19, 2000 at 00:00

All market manipulations are essentially manifestations of the socialist mentality, as the intervention necessarily dictates the misallocation of scarce resources. Thus, so long as governments believe that they must, or…

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On the Utility of FedSpeak

Dec 12, 2000 at 00:00

The Object of FedSpeak is not Transparency. In 1999 Lawrence Lindsey (an ex-governor of the Federal Reserve Board) published a book called the Economic Puppetmasters, in which he explores the…

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The Golden Bull

Dec 06, 2000 at 00:00

The difficulty with scheming to deflate a bubble of this order and magnitude is that it will still be impossible to inflate it over again on the next go around.…

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Turkeys Can't Fly Far

Nov 28, 2000 at 00:00

Sure, but which side is going to shine next year and the year after, the dollar bulls or commodity bulls? Or is it dollar bulls vs. dollar bears, or commodity…

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Running Out of Band-Aids

Nov 21, 2000 at 00:00

It certainly is interesting to observe the financial 'community' try and tell people that a currency intervention will not work without it being internationally coordinated - meaning that it has…

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The Misinformation Highway

Nov 14, 2000 at 00:00

Many very correct analyses have been made recently, which point to the similarities between today's financial excess and other historic bubbles. But there is irony in the difference also. At…