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Daniel R. Amerman is a Chartered Financial Analyst and the author of a number of books on finance and economics.

Articles by Mr. Amerman or referencing his work have appeared in numerous publications and websites, including Reuters, MarketWatch, U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, ... more

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Four Month Inflation Rate Hits 40 Year High
Four strong inflationary months in a row, March through June of 2021, have produced an annualized rate of inflation of 9.18%. This is the highest four-month rate the United States has seen in 40 years.
The Fed Pawns A Trillion Dollars Of The National Debt To Raise Cash
It will be abundantly clear with hindsight that having all of one's retirement savings invested in assets that are dependent on the indefinite continuation of artificial and highly elevated markets would turn out to be the mistake of a lifetime.
The Critical Risk Of Simultaneous Inflation & Deflation
When we look to history for answers about whether it will be inflation or deflation, then one very strong possible alternative is to say - that is the wrong question.
Climate Change & Court-Ordered Inflation
Court-ordered inflation would set off a mathematical process of the destruction of wealth and standard of living for those who are not prepared.
EC Current & Future Supply Side Inflation Shocks
Surging inflation is currently hitting the United States - but it isn't the kind of inflation that many people believe it is. Inflation can arise from a number of different sources, and money creation is only one of the sources.
The Gold To Housing Ratio As A Valuation Indicator
The Gold to Housing ratio is a quite useful measure for comparing the relative values of single family homes and gold, and it also has an interesting historical track record for identifying turning points in long-term gold price trends.
HH Two Centuries Of National Debt In One Year: Putting 2020 In Perspective
The U.S. national debt reached $27.7 trillion by the end of 2020. There was an unprecedented degree of government borrowing to try to limit the damage from the economic shutdowns and the overall COVID pandemic.
The Magnitude Of Long Term Profits In A Gold Secular Cycle
Gold has recently been setting all-time highs on a nominal basis and has broken the $2,000 an ounce barrier. It had been eight years since a new high had been set, and this is obviously an important event.
A Strong Signal For A Secular Bull Market In Gold
The first half of 2020 produced an unusual change in the relationship between gold prices, stock prices, and recessions, something that has only happened twice before in the last fifty years.
The Bizarre Mathematics Of How Negative Interest Rates Create Stratospheric Profits
There is an increasingly good chance that the United States could end up following Europe and Japan, and that the Federal Reserve could use its vast powers of money creation to force a move to negative interest rates.
EC Gold & Bonds During A Pandemic - Comparing Two Opposite Sources Of Crisis Profits
While stocks were performing very poorly in the early days of the pandemic shutdowns, gold was doing quite well.
Gold, Stocks & The Pandemic: A Powerful Contracyclical Play In Action
While the use of gold to protect against inflation is well known, it has other investment attributes that are potentially even more valuable, and this is particularly true in times of crisis.
Federal Reserve Funds 165% Of Record Pandemic Deficit Spending Through Monetary Creation
Two extraordinary and unprecedented actions are being taken in the attempt to contain the economic damage from the national shutdown, and thereby attempt to prevent a depression.
The Secret History Of A 70% Market Loss - What A Secular Bear Market In The 2020s Could Look Like
The danger is that history shows us is that once control is lost - it is very hard to bring inflation back under control, and it can be very hard to bring unemployment under control.
The Lucrative Profitability Of A Move To Negative Interest Rates - Pandemic Edition
When it comes to the recession that is being created by the pandemic lockdowns - then the U.S. government and Federal Reserve have no intention of just letting the market forces play out.
Stepping Back From The Chaos: The Coronavirus Cycle Of Crisis In Perspective
There is ongoing carnage in the global equities and oil markets as a part of what is happening, but if we step back the daily chaos - major and long term changes are occurring.
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