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I have written a lot of vetted articles that are exclusive** to Talkmarkets. Sorting a portion of them by subject will give the reader an opportunity to make sense of it all. I am adding a glossary of terms at the bottom of this page.

For readers interested in economic subjects of the day, these top 30 themes are my efforts to make understanding economics easier:

1. Housing bubble Causes:
Fed Premeditated Mispricing of Risk in Housing, Oil, Junk Bonds and Other Markets 

2. Great Recession causes:
The Federal Reserve Knew LIBOR Was Exploding in 2007 and Did Nothing
LIBOR Destroyed Subprime, But the Fed Deepened the Great Recession
Proof the Federal Reserve Was Responsible for the Housing Bubble and Crash
3. Tracking a Potential New Housing Bubble:
How to Track the Trump Housing Bubble

This Is What Jamie Dimon Wants for Housing

4. History of Hoarding the New Gold (Treasury Bonds):
Hoarding the New Gold: Early History About…

Will Rogers Knew Trickle Up Won't Increase Money Velocity

This article was first published by me on Talkmarkets:

Money theory is mostly a fraud to convince people that regular folks should not accumulate too much money. The economists all fear money velocity. They are likely very well meaning and are textbook sound, but certainly they do unknowingly help advance what I believe to be a scam. The following statement by Will Rogers is worth more than all the economists put into a basket as to its veracity about the ridiculousness of fearing a little money velocity:
This election was lost four and six years ago, not this year. They [Republicans] didn’t start thinking of the old common fellow till just as they started out on the election tour. The money was all appropriated for the top in the hopes that it would trickle down to the needy. Mr. Hoover was an engineer. He knew that water trickles down. Put it uphill and let it g…

How to Track the Trump Housing Bubble

This article was first published by me on Talkmarkets:

Tracking the likely Trump housing bubble will be helpful to economists, investors, renters, potential home buyers and home sellers. It is not an absolute given that there will be a housing bubble under President Trump, but there could very well be one. There could be a downturn before a bubble. And a bubble will have to be limited, most likely, by a Fed unwilling to let the leash expand, which now holds the speculating canines back. There may be more barking than a biting bubble.

Some things will have to change in order for a housing bubble to occur under Donald Trump. This may not be an exhaustive guide to tracking a potential housing bubble but certainly could help many do so:

1. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureauwill have to be abolished or made comatose by the Trump administration simply defunding it. This…

John Mauldin Discusses What Could Go Wrong

This article was first published by me on Talkmarkets:

John Mauldin published an article regarding the economics of Donald Trump. I share many of his views. I think the article deserves to be discussed further.

It isn't as if John Mauldin is happy with the continual drive toward negative yields and the new normal. I believe he is like many, willing to fight for higher interest rates within reason and within the economic boundaries that exist. He is on board with the Fed, unlike other central banks, and is willing to risk recession to avoid negative rates:

Meanwhile, the Fed is in the middle of a long-overdue policy turn. There’s still a risk that they will find they started tightening just in time for a recession, which is also long overdue. I was convinced last summer that they would push rates negative in that scenario. Negative rates could yet happen, but I think they wi…

Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jewish Theories for Anderson Family Tree

The Anderson Family has talented people from both sides of the tree.

The Sephardic side, with Armando Ramirez as Gary Anderson's natural father, has had a professional musician, Columbia University grad,  a leader of a large labor union for nurses, and a professional chef. The goal is to find out more about that side in terms of DNA and history. One thing is certain from DNA testing. Gary Anderson had relatives who lived in North Africa as a smaller percentage of DNA, but a real and significant percentage. He also had relatives who lived in the Canary Islands. That is evident by some admixture tests at Gedmatch. 

The English side, with the Fentons and the Wrens, has an interesting history and a trace but certain DNA connection to Ashkenazi Jewish people. The Fentons were mostly English, and they lived mostly in the Northern part of England just south of Scotland. Gary Anderson's mother, Edna Fenton Mass, moved first to Canada and then to the Bay Area near San Francisco. Her moth…

Top Ten Reasons the Fed Raises Interest Rates When There Is No Inflation

This article was first published by me on Talkmarkets:

Why would the Fed raise interest rates where there is little inflation? This is an important question to ask, I think, because the Fed is tightening rates while tax revenue is down and while any tightening could throw the nation into recession.

I believe there are at least ten top probable reasons why the Fed is raising rates, starting with the December, 2016 increase:

1. The Fed is misreading the effective demand limit, as assessed by Edward Lambert. Christmas shopping was below par and should sound a warning. The chart by professor Lambert explains the effective demand limit and the closing of the business cycle. Inflation is simply not a concern to Dr. Lambert:

2. The Fed cannot raise rates significantly to stop rising inflation later on. That tool that Paul Volcker possessed, has been t…

Trump May Shrink Shipping and Air Shipping Capacity Utilization

This article was first published by me on Talkmarkets:

Donald Trump may destroy shipping and air capacity utilization if he decides to initiate a trade war. According to Trumponomics:

Targeted nations in this Trumpian effort to reduce the trade deficit include Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Mexico and South Korea, accounting for 1/2 the trade deficit. These nations export heavily and are prospering to varying degrees, and yet shipping capacity increases are a function of supply cutbacks, while air capacity utilization is in the depths of despair.

Shipping capacity utilization is high right now not because of more trade or prosperity, but because of massive cutbacks to the supply of shipping: 

High capacity utilization levels on the major east-west trades in the beginning of the third quarter are a result of supply-side adjustments rather than stron…

What a JFK Political Party Could Look Like

This is my opinion of what the JFK Party would look like based upon the views held by John Fitzgerald Kennedy at the time of his assassination and upon my views of what is to come:

1. Help the Poor

2. Help the Elderly

3. Force a generous Palestinian Two State Solution

4. Push for Tolerance of All Races and Religions, and that includes Jews and Muslims

5. Rein in the CIA

6. Permit Gun Rights (JFK supported gun rights as a defense against government abuse)

7. Stop all US wars except self defense. Carry a Big Stick

8. Promote the Idea of Helicopter Money

9. Make Israel Join the Non Proliferation Treaty

10. Support No Cold War Escalation with Russia

11.Support Unions

12. Support Heavy Penalties for Hiding Money Offshore or Onshore

13. Support Sovereignty in Deciding Green Issues and Sovereignty Over Dominance by Machines  (This includes being controlled by self driving electric cars.)

14. Root Out and Expose Those Place Allegiance to Israel Before the USA in Our Government

15. Rein in the Federal Reserv…