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The Fed wants to see what happens if it moves to negative interest rates

By Against Crony Capitalism February 2, 2016   The Fed wants to see what happens if it moves to negative interest rates     It wants to see via a “stress test” of banks. But even with the Fed raising a quarter point recently, so called liftoff, the general trend globally is in the opposite […]

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How Money Disappears in a Fractional-Reserve Money System

By Frank Shostak Mises.org December 2, 2015   How Money Disappears in a Fractional-Reserve Money System   Most experts are of the view that the massive monetary pumping by the US central bank during the 2008 financial crisis saved the US and the world from another Great Depression. On this the Federal Reserve Chairman at the […]


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Peter Schiff Says to Arbitrage the Fed

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell October 14, 2015   Peter Schiff Says to Arbitrage the Fed     Peter Schiff: The Fed Has Created A “Bad Is Good” Economy … The downright dismal September jobs report that was released last Friday may prove to be the flashing red beacon that even the most […]


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The Fed and Interest Rates

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center September 23, 2015   The Fed and Interest Rates     In late October the world will once again wait with bated breath as the Federal Reserve debates whether or not to hike interest rates. We all know that the Fed doesn’t set all interest rates, but what exactly […]


Groundhog Day at the Fed

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital September 19, 2015   Groundhog Day at the Fed   Every dictator knows that a continuous state of emergency is the best means to justify tyrannical policies. The trick is to keep the fictitious emergency from breeding so much paranoia that routine activities come to a halt. Many have […]

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Rate Hike or Not, This Bull Market Has Run Its Course

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 14, 2015   Rate Hike or Not, This Bull Market Has Run Its Course     GUALFIN, Argentina – Stocks have been wiggly-waggling along for the last few days. Just like the tail on a happy dog. Investors don’t know what to do… And everyone is on the […]


Mexico, Federal Reserve Policy and Danger Ahead for Emerging Markets

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com September 10, 2015   Mexico, Federal Reserve Policy and Danger Ahead for Emerging Markets   On August 27th, I had the opportunity to address the Aspen Institute, UNIFIMEX and PWC in Mexico City during a Q&A with Patricia Armendariz. Subsequenty, on August 28th, I gave the opening talk at the annual […]

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Blame the Federal Reserve, Not China, for Stock Market Crash

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 30, 2015     Blame the Federal Reserve, Not China, for Stock Market Crash   Following Monday’s historic stock market downturn, many politicians and so-called economic experts rushed to the microphones to explain why the market crashed and to propose “solutions” to our economic woes. Not surprisingly, most […]


Keeping the Bubble-Boom Going

By Thorsten Polleit Mises.org August 19, 2015   Keeping the Bubble-Boom Going   The US Federal Reserve is playing with the idea of raising interest rates, possibly as early as September this year. After a six-year period of virtually zero interest rates, a ramping up of borrowing costs will certainly have tremendous consequences. It will be […]

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Fed Can’t Save Stocks from Verge of Collapse: ‘Huge Disaster Waiting to Happen’

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com August 9, 2015   Fed Can’t Save Stocks from Verge of Collapse: ‘Huge Disaster Waiting to Happen’     Yet another voice has warned that the world teeters dangerously close to a repeated and prolonged financial disaster. With everything so connected, trouble in China means contagion in the rest of the […]


Is the Fed Worth It? House Republicans Want to Find Out

By Natalie Johnson The Daily Signal August 4, 2015 Is the Fed Worth It? House Republicans Want to Find Out     Two Texas Republicans are pushing to examine the effectiveness of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policies. The House Financial Services committee, led by Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, passed legislation last week that would create […]

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Greece Is the Canary in the Coal Mine

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners June 29, 2015   Greece Is the Canary in the Coal Mine     This is an “Amber Alert” day in the markets. “Greeks Line Up at Banks; ATMs Run Dry” was the headline over at the Drudge Report. Versions of it ran throughout the financial media. Greece is […]


The Futility of Our Global Monetary Experiment

By David Stockman Mises.org June 15, 2015   The Futility of Our Global Monetary Experiment   [Editor’s Note: This article is adapted from David Stockman’s May 1 Interview on Mises Weekends.] Jeff Deist: The Fed recently announced just this past week that it would not use specific dates for targeting higher Fed funds rate this […]

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