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Don Swenson

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Donald B. Swenson: Born January 24, 1943, Roseau, Minnesota. Graduated H.S. 1961, Moorhead High, Minnesota. Graduated College 1968, Moorhead State University, Minnesota. Designated member of Appraisal Institute (MAI), 1974. Employed with Western Life Insurance Company, 1968 – 71; Iowa Securities Company, 1971 – 73; American Appraisal Company, 1974 – 81. Part-time teacher/valuation consultant/bartender, 1979 – 2008 (taught workshops at Waukesha County Technical Institute, Wi. and Madison Area Technical College, Wi.). Retired 2008 (part time teacher/blogger), AZ. Self educated economist/philosopher/theologian:

Kingdom Economics - Money rules over our planet and those who control the money and its circulation can govern our planet. Capitalism is now mostly over and a new form of Socialism is emerging for our planet. Central planning is at the core of Socialism. A key characteristic of Socialism is this concept called top/down decision-making. Select elites who […]

Kingdom Economics - At my recent visit to Las Vegas and the Money Show, there were two experts who attempted to give the attendees a history of money. These experts were well known economists with a big audience of listeners. But what I discovered is that these experts did not represent history accurately or completely. They did not […]

Kingdom Economics - Today, I am attending the Money Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some 5,500 attendees are in attendance. The experts are all over the place with their opinions and predictions. A few opinions are as follows: Peter Schiff:  a recession is arriving but the Fed will use low interest rates and QE4 to keep the borrowing going. […]

Kingdom Economics - Mr. Trump says that tariffs are paid for by China. But his adviser, Mr. Kudlow, says the opposite. Who pays for the tariffs on China’s products? I would suggest that the company importing Chinese goods will pay the tariff and then this increase will likely be passed on to the consumer. So who pays? Ultimately […]

Kingdom Economics -   Currently, the Trump administration is negotiating with China to lower the U.S. trade deficit (goods) and this may help temporarily but not over the longer-term. Why? The big issue with trade is the currency exchange rate. As trade slows with the U.S. (currently happening) the Yuan tends to increase (get weaker). This policy of letting the […]

Kingdom Economics - The article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “I’m Running to Save Capitalism” by John Hickenlooper was interesting. Mr. Hickenlooper is from Colorado and is a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. His article seems to imply that Capitalism is in serious trouble and needs to be saved. I, personally, would suggest that Capitalism is over. Capitalism […]

Kingdom Economics - Today, at the clubhouse, my two philosopher friends and I talked about two concepts which have lost their meaning and which we can eliminate from our real-time reality going forward. The two concepts are TIME and MONEY. Let’s think about these two concepts and try to comprehend why they can be eliminated from our real-time view […]

Kingdom Economics - Our Fed Chairman has kept interest rates on hold (for now) and the markets slide downward. What will happen at the next Fed meeting in June? I predict that Mr. Powell will lower rates. Why? Our economy is slowing and deflation is emerging in real estate and the auto sectors. By June our Fed will […]

Kingdom Economics - Our entire planet is now wired for communication. We now have some 100 + electronic stock/bond/derivative exchanges on our planet. Some 16 electronic exchanges trade over $1 trillion (capitalization) daily. What is happening to planet Earth? Who can discern what will emerge for all of us? Change is happening rapidly! Money has transitioned from ‘material’ […]

Kingdom Economics - The Exchange Stabilization Fund exists mostly to rig and manipulate prices, stocks, bonds, gold/silver, and foreign exchange. It was created way back in 1934, under the FDR administration, and it still exists today. This fund can be shut down by President Trump as it exists at his pleasure. The Treasury Department under Mr. Steven Mnuchin […]

Kingdom Economics - Our global stock markets may experience ONE final flurry upward and then the snow ball will descend from this mountain top (my view). 2019 has been historic as most of the major stock exchanges have increased from 15 – 20+%. Trade has slowed but the digits which represent our stocks have multiplied upward. Our leaders look […]

Kingdom Economics - Today’s Wall Street Journal had an article by Mr. Herman Cain, Trump’s proposed candidate to join the Fed, on issues of economic policy. Let’s think about this viewpoint of Mr. Cain and his idea that we need a commodity standard to stabilize the American dollar. Does Mr. Cain understand our current real-time marketplace?   Mr. Cain […]

Kingdom Economics - Maria Bartiromo, a financial journalist and prior CNBC commentator, used to say “do you know where your money is”. This question raises questions in one’s mind about one’s savings, investments, security, etc. I would like to ask a few deeper questions for each of us to consider in this missive . Is there such a ‘thing’ […]

Kingdom Economics -   After some 77 years on this planet I find that human nature is an interesting issue.  I have discovered that most people will generally not pursue hard realities but acquiesce to the easy path (mostly). What do I mean? If you read my prior missive on the six criminal banks, you can discern that […]

Kingdom Economics - New Report:     The Rap Sheet For Wall Streets Biggest Banks Crime Spree Over 350 Different Legal Actions (since 2008), Almost $200 Billion in Fines and Settlements, $8.2 Trillion in Bailouts (and the game continues into 2019), When does justice arrive? Wall Street’s top financial executives from 2008 and after. Why no justice for […]

Kingdom Economics - American policymakers are insane if they think that they can continue to impose stress and control on other countries and expect no ‘blow-back’. Let’s think about what America (Babylon the Great IMO) is doing around our planet: America has economic and various forms of sanctions on some 45 countries. The list grows over time. Who can […]

Kingdom Economics - Trump wants Fed in start buying assets again (quantitative easing)!   Trump wants Fed to lower interest rates from current levels!   Trump wants Stephen Moore and Herman Cain to serve on Fed Board! Today’s Wall Street Journal states that “President Keeps Up Pressure On Fed”. Trump wants the Fed to cut interest rates and […]

Kingdom Economics - Money has been an outer object from nature since its first invention. As humans, we invented money for the purpose of calculating ‘value’ and also to represent ‘value’. I call money a proxy for ‘value’. Value (this concept of exchange) is subjective and inner so we needed some object to represent this inner concept of our […]

Kingdom Economics - My investor friends at the clubhouse lack understanding about our virtual markets. Most claim that our Fed ‘prints’ our money and they do not recognize that our electronic markets are now ‘virtual’ markets! The word ‘virtual’ is not understood. Could this lack of comprehension be prevalent among traders in all our markets? Let’s talk about this […]

Kingdom Economics - The Riksbank is the central authority over all of Sweden’s commerce! Ingves: The e-krona and the payments of the future! Stefan says: “It is important to update the money the Riksbank issues to a format that suits the modern economy. We will therefore develop a pilot version of a central bank digital currency – an e-krona. Once we have […]

Kingdom Economics - The U.S. is imposing sanctions of various types on some 30 nations on our planet (maybe more). Dire sanctions are being imposed on countries like Syria, Russia, Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, Afghanistan, China, and North Korea. Does America think that they can impose all these sanctions on other countries and there be no blow-back (ever)? This, to […]

Kingdom Economics - Where is our world going in 2019 and after? What is happening? As I have said for months, our real economy is not growing and our digital economy is mostly fake. The up and down of electronic ‘numbers’ within our stock indices does not represent valid economics IMO. We live with much deception, confusion, lies, […]

Kingdom Economics - Who will rule Venezuela? Mr. Maduro or Mr. Guaido?  The Venezuelan currency (the Bolivar) has lost 95% of its purchasing power! The economy is in chaos as the money system has been destroyed! America will likely remove Maduro (via a military operation) and install Mr. Guaido as puppet leader over the people of Venezuela!    […]

Kingdom Economics - Can America avoid the world system so as to fund public banks (via QE dollars)? QE emerges from a Central Bank and the units emerge from thin-air! The idea could work for America (but what about all the other nations with weak currencies)? Is money from nothing a concept which would work globally? I don’t […]

Kingdom Economics - The Eccles building is where our central planners work and decide economic policies for our nation and the world. Our unelected policy-makers think and act within this venue (located within the Eccles building) in Washington D.C.   Today’s Wall Street Journal had an article by Stephen Moore and Louis Woodhill which described our Fed as […]
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