The Coming Corporate “Crime Wave”

By William L. Anderson October 1, 2015   The Coming Corporate “Crime Wave”   In a recent appearance before Congress, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates declared that the US Department of Justice is going to ratchet up its prosecution of individuals employed in corporations as part of a larger push against “white collar crime.” […]

Congress and the Fed Refuse to Learn From Their Mistakes

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 28, 2015     Congress and the Fed Refuse to Learn From Their Mistakes   This month marks the seventh anniversary of the bursting of the housing bubble and the subsequent economic meltdown. The mood in Congress following the meltdown resembled the panicked atmosphere that followed the September 11th […]

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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 […]

Congress Fiddles While the Economy Burns

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 14, 2015     Congress Fiddles While the Economy Burns   Reports that the official unemployment rate has fallen to 5.1 percent may appear to vindicate the policies of easy money, corporate bailouts, and increased government spending. However, even the mainstream media has acknowledged that the official numbers […]

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Whither The Economy?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig September 5, 2015   Whither The Economy?   The great problem with corporate capitalism is that publicly owned companies have short time horizons. Unlike a privately owned business, the top executives of a publicly owned corporation generally come to their positions late in life. Consequently, they have […]

Why Economics Matters

By Jeff Deist September 4, 2015   Why Economics Matters   This article is a selection from a June 19 presentation at a lunchtime meeting of the Grassroot Institute in Honolulu at the Pacific Club. The talk was part of the Mises Institute’s Private Seminar series for lay audiences. To schedule your own Private Seminar with a Mises Institute speaker, please […]


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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 […]

Beijing Bingo

By Eric Margolis August 30, 2015   Beijing Bingo     My father, a New York financier, used to call dubious stocks or bonds,  “Chinese paper.”   Last week, we saw a blizzard of  Chinese paper, both in China and around the world. As manager of a sizeable investment portfolio (an unwelcome second job from […]

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Is the Fed Necessary?

By Jim DeMint The Daily Signal August 30, 2015   Is the Fed Necessary?     The Federal Reserve opened its annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Thursday. Its experts have assembled to discuss “inflation dynamics.” Concurrently, another group of economists and financial experts is meeting just down the road.  They’re discussing monetary policy, as […]