Federal Reserve


The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 17, 2017   The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized   Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any […]

Ron Paul

Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 11, 2017   Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves     I just read an article from what the mainstream considers a reputable source of news, the New York Times. The article talked all about monetary policy and didn’t say a thing about […]


Republican Controlled House Committee Passes Measure to Audit the Fed

By Against Crony Capitalism March 29, 2017   Republican Controlled House Committee Passes Measure to Audit the Fed     Audit the Fed. Then end it.   (From Zerohedge)   If you ever had any reservations about who’s shilling for the Federal Reserve, look no further than today’s vote on increasing oversight into the Federal […]

Republican Controlled House Committee Passes Measure to Audit the Fed

Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute March 29, 2017   Janet Yellen on Workforce Development   As often noted, the Fed’s economists and bureaucrats operate on the assumption that everything they do is part of the solution, but they are never part of the problem. Yellen’s recent speech at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition is centered around […]


Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute March 24, 2017   Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?   In an essay on Edmund Burke’s view of the nature of government, Murray Rothbard quoted him as saying: In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! The […]

Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?

Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 6, 2017   Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly   History shows that, if individuals have the freedom to choose what to use as money, they will likely opt for gold or silver. Of course, modern politicians and their Keynesian enablers despise the gold or silver standard. This […]

Ron Paul

Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 27, 2017   Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors     With the announcement earlier this week that Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Daniel Tarullo will resign effective April 5, 2017, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will likely find itself in a highly […]


To Wish Impossible Things

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito February 22, 2017   To Wish Impossible Things     it was the sweetness of your skin it was the hope of all we might have been that fills me with the hope to wish impossible things The Cure Fix the Fed. This is the wish of John Mauldin, advocating […]

Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?

What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute February 13, 2017   What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?   The US is by far the biggest economy in the world. Its financial markets — be it equity, bonds or derivatives markets — are the largest and most liquid. The Greenback is the most important transaction currency. Many currencies in […]


Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

Republicans Reeling in Fed?

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell February 6, 2017   Republicans Reeling in Fed?     Republican attack on Fed casts doubt over global bank rules Trump-era co-operation uncertain as congressman criticises deals with ‘foreign lands’ … The future of cross-border co-operation on bank regulation in the Trump era has been thrown into doubt, […]


Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute January 17, 2017   Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market   The so-called multiplier arises as a result of the fact that banks are legally permitted to use money that is placed in demand deposits. Banks treat this type of money as if it was loaned to them, […]

Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market

John Williams: The Federal Government's Fake News

John Williams: The Federal Government’s Fake News

By Mises Institute January 7, 2017   John Williams: The Federal Government’s Fake News     Statistics issued by the federal government about the economy—from CPI to GDP—are fake, and our guest John Williams of Shadowstats.com explains how and why. John is a vocal critic of modern economic reporting, which is manipulated to make the […]


Do Central Bankers Know a Bubble When They See One?

By Peter Schmidt Mises Institute January 3, 2017   Do Central Bankers Know a Bubble When They See One?   Between 2000 and 2008, two of the largest financial bubbles in history — in technology stocks and housing, respectively — suffered spectacular collapses. Opinions vary, but some market commentators believe at the peak of the tech bubble, total stock […]

Do Central Bankers Know a Bubble When They See One?