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European Central Bank Gets Ready for More Easy Money

By Frank Shostak Mises.org January 12, 2016   European Central Bank Gets Ready for More Easy Money   On January 21, 2016 European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi signaled that the governing council may provide more stimulus at its next meeting in March. “There are no limits to how far we’re willing to deploy our […]

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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 […]


The Shadow Rate Casts Gloom

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital November 14, 2015   The Shadow Rate Casts Gloom   Nearly 92% of economists surveyed this week by the Wall Street Journal expect that our eight-year experiment with unprecedented monetary easing from the Federal Reserve will come to an end at the next Fed meeting in December. Since we […]

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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 […]


Will The Federal Reserve Provide Us With The Next Abuse Of Power Scandal?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 30, 2015   Will The Federal Reserve Provide Us With The Next Abuse Of Power Scandal?     This piece is from Alejandro Chafuen and it is 2 years old. But in light of the current Fed confab in Jackson Hole and the ongoing market twitches, drops, and government induced […]

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Asset-Price Inflation Enters Its Dangerous Late Phase

By Brendan Brown Mises.org August 13, 2015   Asset-Price Inflation Enters Its Dangerous Late Phase   Asset price inflation, a disease whose source always lies in monetary disorder, is not a new affliction. It was virtually inevitable that the present wild experimentation by the Federal Reserve — joined by the Bank of Japan and ECB — […]


Four Economic Myths that Perpetuate the Euro Crisis

By Patrick Barron Mises.org August 12, 2015   Four Economic Myths that Perpetuate the Euro Crisis   Too much of the commentary about the Greek crisis has focused on whether or not Greece should drop the euro and not enough on the structural problems arising out of decades of socialism. Meanwhile, the Greek government has […]

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The Unseen Consequences of Zero-Interest-Rate Policy

By Ronald-Peter Stöferle Mises.org August 10, 2015   The Unseen Consequences of Zero-Interest-Rate Policy   In a dynamic economy, an action not only triggers just one effect, but always an entire series of different consequences. While the cause of the first effect is easily recognizable, the other effects often occur only later and no such […]


Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 22, 2015   Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline? While much of the world focused last week on whether or not the Federal Reserve was going to raise interest rates, or whether the Greek debt crisis would bring Europe to a crisis, the Permanent Court of […]

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Ben Bernanke’s Latest Defense of the Fed’s Failures

By Brendan Brown Mises.org April 13, 2015   Ben Bernanke’s Latest Defense of the Fed’s Failures   Fed officials have been busy lately spreading the view that incessantly low interest rates are symptomatic of a still-dim economic reality rather than a result of their own monetary experimentation. Indeed they are full of self-praise for not […]


Can Europe Recover From Its Easy-Money Obsession?

By Brendan Brown Mises.org February 17, 2015   Can Europe Recover From Its Easy-Money Obsession?   The announcement of the euro-QE was not the start of Europe’s monetary Dark Age. That started many years ago with Chancellor Kohl’s undermining of the “hard deutsche mark Bundesbank” in the late 1980s. The darkness further descended when the […]

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Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency?

By Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna Mises.org February 6, 2015   Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency?   The “perfect-storm” of geopolitical instability, diplomatic isolation, severe currency depreciation, and economic decline now confronting Russia has profoundly damaged Moscow’s international standing, and possibly for the long-term. Yet, it is precisely such conditions that may push the country’s leadership into […]


Let’s Secede from the American Monetary Union

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org January 23, 2015   Let’s Secede from the American Monetary Union     The Swiss central bank’s recent move to de-peg the Swiss franc from the euro reminds us of the importance of choice in currency. By pegging the Swiss franc to the euro, the Swiss central bank was in effect […]

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Fed looks set to ease fairly soon barring swift rebound

Source: http://www.reuters.com By Pedro da Costa and Alister Bull (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is likely to deliver another round of monetary stimulus “fairly soon” unless the economy improves considerably, minutes from the U.S. central bank’s latest meeting suggested. While the July 31-August 1 meeting occurred before some encouraging economic data, including a stronger-than-expected rise […]


Andrew Napolitano – The Story of Money

Judge Napolitano attacks the wisdom of central banking. http://www.LibertyPen.com [CIM Comment] Now more than every we need the Champion of the Constitution that has been trying to defend We The People from the central Banks! Please visit Ron Paul’s official campaign site by following the link below and donate today!