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Fourteen years as a stock trader, devised a new stock market system that is fair, highly stable, and not like the musical chair game we have now (sent to the SEC, members of Congress, and others since 2010), devised a modified proxy vote system to enable the many small shareholders a greater... More
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  • QE Is An Anti-Stimulus

    The economy was collapsing over the past four years and continues to do so. What we learned of Walmart today is not at all surprising. You see when you do not properly subtract out the real inflation rate from retail sales figures, it can give the misleading impression that we have a positive growth rate. Well, we are hitting the brick wall now in that even with the tainted figures, the public has been given they can't be massaged enough to continue with the propaganda that we have been in a recovery.

    Ben "turn this country into a Detroit" Bernanke manipulated up the stock market to give a false impression of the economy. He had to steal the wealth of the responsible poor and middle class via 8-10% inflation and hijacking of bank interest to enable manipulating up the stock market. Our government also lies about the GDP growth rate, never using the real inflation rate when subtracting from the nominal GDP growth rate nor ever subtracting out the percentage of the GDP due to the yearly federal deficit. When you properly account for the GDP growth rate you would come up with a figure around NEGATIVE 10%. Similarly for the unemployment rate, it would be around 23-26%. And then there's the complicit media doing the massive con job on the people of this country telling them the QE is a "stimulus" in concert with the lie from Bernanke even though it is an ANTI-STIMULUS in disguise. It is engineered to drive the wealth divide and definitely has no impact on hiring. You cannot keep taking from the common person and handing it over to the wealthy via UNLAWFUL stock market manipulation and expect the economy will improve! What kind of craziness is that? By doing such it sends us deeper into a depression by squeezing the common person and eventually even with all the corporate accounting scams and cost cutting which causes additional pain from laying off workers, the profits will eventually vanish as we have been seeing in recent months. We are on track to becoming a third world nation - mark my words, it's an obvious progression when Congress doesn't do enough about curbing the wealth divide and when you have the Federal Reserve greatly pushing the wealth divide. We will be faced with oppressive housing costs as many who do not have their heads in the sand have been seeing getting worse over the past 30+ years but it's accelerating in the past 15 years. We will be having to live more to a household, relying on whomever may have part-time work with no medial benefits (thanks in part to the Obama Don't Care Health Care program) and share what little money was earned. It's so terrible to see this nation go to waste but that's what happens when you have those whom are leaders and are blind to what is going on, or they do see it but are in the elite class and want this all to occur the way it is. You, the people, may still have time to steer this country onto the right track but it will take much effort. Go read up on the 40-page of solutions at: proposedsolutions.blogspot.com and then start leading your leaders. But your time to do this is closing as the deeper we go into a third world status, the less likely the leaders will bother listening to you.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Tags: WMT
    Aug 16 4:11 PM | Link | Comment!
  • No Worries

    No worries about the negative 10% GDP growth. No worries about the lowered corporate profit estimates. No worries about the record $16 trillion corporate debt. No worries about the real 23-26% unemployment. No worries about the 13 million more out of a job than in 2007 per our present population and prior workforce participation rate, no worries about the ever climbing 48 million on food stamps. No worries about government insidiously increasing taxes. No worries about more job outsourcing. No worries about PE ratios as they are more than 2X too high based on historical data for an economy in the toilet. No worries about more people going into poverty. No worries about the $17 trillion national debt nor of the $6 trillion state and local government debt. No worries about our increased business efficiencies that means we need fewer people to work and without rightful policies to adjust for this, there will be greater financial oppression. No worries about the trillion dollar student loan debt. No worries about immigration in how they will increase the cost of living via putting pressure on rents and house prices and while you end up having less jobs and at lower wages. No worries about the $124 trillion federal unfunded liabilities. No worries about the $800 trillion derivatives. No worries about our real 8% inflation. No worries about our bank interest having been hijacked for more than 4 years now. No worries about the record wealth divide. Just sell your soul to Bernanke and make money that you do not deserve, for it comes from the rest of people who get hurt from his economy crippling monetary policies.

    We need a policies that actually help this country and its economy and not a policy made to make the wealthy even wealthier via unlawful stock market manipulation.

    When you are ready to help improve this country and its economy, find the solutions at proposedsolutions.blogspot.com

    Aug 08 8:00 PM | Link | Comment!
  • True Intentions Of Bernanke Exposed

    Absolutely none of this QE was designed to do anything but manipulate up the stock market, thus hurting short-sellers, bringing in retail buyers paying 2X too much as PE ratios for the market made sense in 2009 as they always tend to be around 8 in bad times, not 16, and so he is making this bubble just like Greenspan started the housing bubble yet Bernanke was too ignorant to put a stop to it. For those who pay close attention to the economy, they see the economy worsened and with increased debts over the past four years - so really, how could anyone justify a 130% increase in the stock market, REALLY?! The fall-out is IMMENSE! Millions of people who depended on bank interest no longer get any, the real inflation includes food and energy - perhaps Bernanke and the top officials in government get their transportation for free along with a huge stipend to have their food for free but the rest of us actually have to PAY for our fuel and energy thus the real inflation rate is 8%. When you consider proper accounting for the GDP growth rate that should contain the federal deficit and the population inflation, it is NEGATIVE 10%, even now. The employment did not get better, in fact because of globalization, excessive immigrants here, business efficiencies, we cannot fix it with monetary policies anyway, thus the original mandate for maximum employment cannot be accomplished through the Fed. he biggest losers are those who short-sell the manipulated market based on solid economic basis-this group deserves compensation as the outright stock market manipulation was devastating to them - manipulating the stock market is no cure for fixing the ailing economy that is in a masked depression, besides it is UNLAWFUL to do! The other major fall-out is the wealth divide that was a big result of the stock market manipulation wherein the wealthy investors are buying up the overpriced properties as it doesn't matter how much they pay being they have so much and then the rest of the population will be facing a third-world type of economy where they would practically be unable ever to buy a home and be financially oppressed via high rents. All in all, Bernanke demonstrated incredible foolishness. He never should have conduced this ineffective yet economically destructive QE in the first place and definitely should not have continued late in 2010 but of course he was more concerned about the stock market than the economy. It is obvious to all - every time the stock market plunged and rightfully so being it was overpriced, Bernanke would come to the rescue to save the wealthiest from losing their money but his attitude to the lower 95% was to hell with them. We do not need Bernanke to continue more in his outrageously ridiculous monetary programs and we do not need anyone else at the Fed to do anything similar. It's long overdue that the public makes themselves heard loud and clear to out government officials to end this private banking charade once and for all. Get on it everyone, that is if you really care to save our country, something Bernanke NEVER had intention of doing -he lied and lied. The word "stimulus" was propaganda and it stuck with the reporters but you must define it and label it as what it really is. Good luck, you will need it!

    Jul 14 11:14 AM | Link | Comment!
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