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I received an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and taught at the Kingston College of Technology, UK. 

 I sometimes write about an interest (obsession) of mine; the fraud of government bailouts of major banks worldwide. I am also the author of "more


How Fed Rigs The Economic Debate
In the world of monetary economics there is only one filter through which submitting writers have to pass: the Federal Reserve bureaucracy, who long ago salted the boards of every journal with their loyal followers.
Keeping The Euro Alive: A Growth Industry
Whenever huge budgets are put on the table and there is little regulation or oversight, there is the inevitable rise of aggressive bureaucracies whose aim is to insure a long stay at the funding trough. So it is in Euroland.



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Chart Of The Day: Global Shipbuilding Orders Crash By 80% From Peak
6 years ago

David---thanks for your many articles that pull the cover off of the mass media headline numbers nonsense. The best indicators of the state of the world #economy are statistics such as this-shipbuilding, Baltic Index, trucking etc not the government churned out #CPI, #unemployment numbers. Thanks for great work....Alan

The Entire World Never Recovered From The Trauma Of The World Wars: Glenfiddich Inn
7 years ago

Kurt, thanks for your response. It is my intention to contact as many followers as possible with an offer to send them a complimentary digital copy (Kindle, PDF or ibook) of "Glenfiddich Inn." Even better, I won't be following up with any other emails or spam. I just want to put the novel in the hands of TalkMarkets readers who are interested in the genre. If you want a copy let me know at

Failing Welfare States: Greek Taxes & US Social Security
7 years ago

This entitlement bashing is a well oiled misdirection by the bankers and their flunky politicians in Congress. The real discussion should be, and one day will be with earthshaking consequences, the massive redistribution of income they have engineered. They love for us to have all of the dumb debates over the years about everything except their criminal participation in the ongoing looting of the Treasury. Talk about entitlements, Obamacare, illegal immigrants, ISIS, the Viet Cong, interracial marriages, abortion rights, communists in the trade unions, second hand cigarette smoke,Fidel Castro, mosques near the 9/11 long as the conversation is never about their 24/7 theft of taxpayer money they are fine with a spirited discussion about the crumbs-on-the-table entitlement "waste."

By the way I am in agreement with Peter Schiff's views on gold and the debasement of fiat currency.

I wrote several articles that have been reprinted by TalkMarkets, mostly about recurring bank bailouts since the 1980s—


Alan Geik

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The Entire World Never Recovered From The Trauma Of The World Wars: Glenfiddich Inn
Glenfiddich Inn was one of the most liked novels of 2015. Prabalta Rijal spoke to its author and journalist Alan Geik about the book, the history of the radio and the effect the world wars have had in shaping the world as we know it today.
"Glenfiddich Inn" Feature In Oslo Times.
This feature about "Glenfiddich Inn", my WWI-era novel set in Boston and New York appeared last week. I'd be happy to send TM fellow contributors a PDF, Kindle or ibook of the novel. Just contact me. No spam or annoying followups—promise. I also have paperback copies for reviewers.
Glenfiddich Inn A Novel Set In Boston And New York, 1915-1919
This title is now available on Amazon, and by Christmas as a paperback. Review pdf copies are available upon request to TalkMarkets contributors.

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Glenfiddich Inn
Alan Geik
Sonador Publishing

One hundred years ago August 1915, the Great War was beginning its second year. Nobody thought the initial battles would last long-and yet it soon evolved into the most devastating, horrific war known to man. It would continue in its senseless brutality for two more years—ultimately dragging the United States into it. 

It’s America in 1915— 

The still distant Great War in Europe creates unexpected opportunities for the Morrison and Townsend families in Boston while, at the same time, they watch with dread as the ferocious conflict reaches across the ocean. 

William Morrison’s boss, the bank president Joe Finnerty, is also a relentless con man. Whether it’s elaborate stock frauds, war profiteering or just dipping into a widow’s trust account—Finnerty’s ever-cheery amorality both captivates and repels William.