Tag Archives : Central Bank


Europe’s Mario Draghi Now Starring in Bernanke’s Show

  Source: https://mises.org By Brendan Brown Europe’s Mario Draghi Now Starring in Bernanke’s Show   Just as Professor Bernanke exits center stage at the end of Act I of the monetary comedy he created, the scene shifts to Frankfurt. The star of Act II is European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi. As we pick […]

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European Central Bank Adopts Negative Interest Rates

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor European Central Bank Adopts Negative Interest Rates   Look for this to spread. For now the negative interest rate of -0.1% will only apply to bank reserves held at the central bank. The stated objective is to persuade the banks to reduce their reserves by lending more. Read More In […]

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Why Central Bank Stimulus Cannot Bring Economic Recovery

  Source: https://mises.org By Patrick Barron Why Central Bank Stimulus Cannot Bring Economic Recovery   Today every central bank on the planet is printing money by the bucket loads in an attempt to stimulate their economies to escape velocity and a sustainable recovery. They are following Keynesian dogma that increasing aggregate demand will spur an […]


Diamond Miners in Zimbabwe Told to Sell Gems to Central Bank as Collateralize for Chinese Loans

    Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger   Diamond Miners in Zimbabwe Told to Sell Gems to Central Bank as Collateralize for Chinese Loans   The exploitation of Africa by bigger, stronger and wealthier nations is nothing new. In contemporary times, it appears China has been making a particularly aggressive move considering its huge economy, […]


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The Belgian Connection

  Source: http://www.europac.net By Peter Schiff Monday, May 19, 2014 The Belgian Connection   One of the biggest questions at the end of 2013 was how the Treasury market would react to the reduction of bond buying that would result from the Federal Reserve’s tapering campaign. If the Fed were to hold course to its […]


Malinvestment: “Today’s asset bubbles in stocks, junk bonds, housing, art, bat guano futures, etc. are being driven by the Federal Reserve”

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Malinvestment: “Today’s asset bubbles in stocks, junk bonds, housing, art, bat guano futures, etc. are being driven by the Federal Reserve”     Malinvestment is a very important concept to understand. It simply means the allocation of capital in ways which appear to be (and may be) rational in […]

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The Great Deceiver — The Federal Reserve

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler The Great Deceiver — The Federal Reserve   Is the Fed “tapering”? Did the Fed really cut its bond purchases during the three month period November 2013 through January 2014? Apparently not if foreign holders of Treasuries are unloading them. From November 2013 through January […]


Bank of England Drops a Bombshell on Parliament: It Shredded Its Crisis Era Records

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Bank of England Drops a Bombshell on Parliament: It Shredded Its Crisis Era Records     No reason to keep records of what happened at one of the world’s most powerful central banks during the height of the 2008 Crash. Nothing important to know there. No reason to look back […]

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At the Fed, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul At the Fed, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same     Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen testified before Congress for the first time since replacing Ben Bernanke at the beginning of the month. Her testimony confirmed what many of us suspected, that interventionist […]