Tag Archives : Ben Bernanke


Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward 1

  Source: https://mises.org By Christopher Westley Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward   “Bernanke Enjoys the ‘Fruits of the Free Market,’” or so we’re told in a Reuters headline from March 4 about the former Fed chairman’s 40-minute speech in Abu Dhabi for which he received, ahem, $250,000. In the Reuters author’s defense, he was only […]

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New Fed Chair Starts With– What Else?–A Forecast

  Source: http://bastiat.mises.org By Hunter Lewis New Fed Chair Starts With– What Else?–A Forecast     Janet Yellen celebrated her confirmation as Fed Chairman on January 6 by immediately issuing a carefully hedged prediction: “I am hopeful that the first digit [ of GDP growth] could be 3 rather than 2… and  [that] inflation will […]


A Spoonful of Sugar

  Source: http://www.europac.net By Peter Schiff A Spoonful of Sugar   The press has framed Ben Bernanke’s valedictory press conference last week in heroic terms. It’s as if a veteran quarterback engineered a stunning come-from-behind drive in his final game, and graciously bowed out of the game with the ball sitting on the opponent’s one-yard […]


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The Fed’s The Big Story, Not The Budget Deal

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis The Fed’s The Big Story, Not The Budget Deal     The real action is coming soon in the Senate when it votes to confirm the new Fed chairman.   The Budget deal is disappointing, but small beer. It’s just the same, oft-told tale: we’ll cut spending in the […]


100 Years of Theft with Bill Still ~ Federal Reserve Come to Mind?

  100 Years of Theft with Bill Still     Published by NextNewsNetwork   The Federal Reserve became a hot-topic issue among youth during the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns of Ron Paul. Young people flocked to the elderly statesman, as he rallied on about an organization nearly 100 years old. The Federal Reserve went […]

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Ben’s Rocket to Nowhere

  Source: http://www.europac.net By: Peter Schiff Ben’s Rocket to Nowhere   Herd mentality can be as frustrating as it is inexplicable. Once a crowd starts moving, momentum can be all that matters and clear signs and warnings are often totally ignored. Financial markets are currently following this pattern with respect to the unshakable belief that […]


With all the fancy security features on the new $100 Bill….

  Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com By Chris Rossini With all the fancy security features on the new $100 Bill….   ….not one can stop the biggest counterfeiter on the face of the Earth! Take a look at the list of security measures on the new $100 bill: Blue 3-D Security Ribbon Raised Printing Serial Numbers Bell Hiding […]

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Cutting Through Ben Bernanke’s Double Talk

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Cutting Through Ben Bernanke’s Double Talk     You’ll remember that he was going to make the Fed more “transparent.”   When Bernanke took the Fed on its latest round of “quantitative easing” (that is, money printing), he said that one of his objectives was to keep interest rates […]


The U.S. Government Will Borrow Close To 4 Trillion Dollars This Year

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder The U.S. Government Will Borrow Close To 4 Trillion Dollars This Year   When you add maturing debt to the new debt that the federal government is accumulating, the total is quite eye catching.  You see, the truth is that the U.S. government must not only borrow enough money to […]


Tapering the Taper Talk

Source: http://www.europac.net By: Peter Schiff Friday, June 21, 2013 Tapering the Taper Talk   As usual the Federal Reserve media reaction machine has fallen for a poorly executed head fake. It has fallen for this move many times in the past, and for its efforts, it has tackled nothing but air. Yet right on cue, […]