Daniel R. Amerman, CFA

Daniel R. Amerman, CFA Articles

A confidential internal International Monetary Fund report was recently leaked to the Wall Street Journal, with the contents later being made public by the IMF. The contents of this report have major implications for Europe, but even...
Australia and New Zealand, as well as many other nations around the world, have caught an economic virus of sorts. This contagion is primarily being spread by Japan, the United States and the European Monetary Union, all of whom have...
Overview As the financial crisis continues to deepen, many people are deeply concerned that collapsing credit availability will lead to powerful monetary deflation, much like it did during the US Great Depression of the 1930s.  As...

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The first use of gold as money occurred around 700 B.C., when Lydian merchants (western Turkey) produced the first coins