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0201 2012 Let’s give the Fed a third mandate – Avoiding income/wealth distribution inequality

A kid came home with his report card. It shows 4 F’s and 1 D. So his father in his stern face asked him “What happened?” The kid with tearful eyes fearfully murmured, “I know where I did wrong Dad, … Continue reading

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05/09/2011 More on the "Bernanke Arbitrage" trade – fellow rich Americans helping fellow Americans own homes as a brilliant investment opportunity for themselves

In Southern California, all around us there are many wealthy people who own multi-million dollar homes along the coastal area from Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Beverly Hills, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach down to La Jolla in San Diego. Many … Continue reading

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04/12/2011 A new exchange rate pegging system based on and backed by each country's total aggregate real estate and land value (TARELV)

This is an idea that first propped up in my head when I was a junior FX and gold options trader at Chemical Bank in the late 80’s. Puzzled and bewildered by the vague and imprecise ways that global currencies … Continue reading

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03/30/2011 Mr. Obama, Tear down this Wall … Street! – A Matrix movie fan's interpretation of the Bailout of Wall Street.

So Barack, or Barry rather, please allow me to be casual with you. I am no Ronald and you are definitely much more handsome then Mikhail Gorbachev without a piece of salami hanging on the forehead. I’d just like to … Continue reading

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03/30/2011 Mr. Obama, Tear down this Wall … Street! – A Matrix movie fan’s interpretation of the Bailout of Wall Street.

So Barack, or Barry rather, please allow me to be casual with you. I am no Ronald and you are definitely much more handsome then Mikhail Gorbachev without a piece of salami hanging on the forehead. I’d just like to … Continue reading

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03/09/2011 How convenient that PIMCO sold all their Treasury holdings to the American taxpayers! Thanks to the liquidity provided by Bernanke' QE2.

I refer to my earlier blog posts about Fed’s Quantitative Easing programs (you could also scroll down and read them below): 03/04/2011 Has Bernanke’s QE 2 shock-and-awe strategy to corner the bond market backfired? 03/03/2011 Right before our eyes – … Continue reading

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03/09/2011 How convenient that PIMCO sold all their Treasury holdings to the American taxpayers! Thanks to the liquidity provided by Bernanke’ QE2.

I refer to my earlier blog posts about Fed’s Quantitative Easing programs (you could also scroll down and read them below): 03/04/2011 Has Bernanke’s QE 2 shock-and-awe strategy to corner the bond market backfired? 03/03/2011 Right before our eyes – … Continue reading

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