Federal Reserve


Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind

By Brendan Brown Mises Institute March 2, 2018   Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind   Some commentators might even have felt some sympathy for Fed Chief Powell in his first testimony before Congress. He is so obviously navigating a treacherous monetary path ahead without any reliable compass. That is no different from […]

Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind

Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

By Against Crony Capitalism February 12, 2018   Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve     Yes indeed. How the central planners at the Federal Reserve manipulate the economy (and inevitably screw it up) is not understood by most politically engaged people. For instance there are still those who insist […]


The Last Fed Chairman?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 30, 2018   The Last Fed Chairman?   Last week the Senate confirmed Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve Chairman by a vote of 84-13. This is in contrast to the contentious debates and closer votes over Janet Yellen’s confirmation in 2014 and Ben Bernanke’s confirmation for a second term […]

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Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash

Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute September 24, 2018   Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash     The government shutdown wasn’t long enough to delay the nomination hearing for an economist who could be considered to be one of the “worst Fed nominees of all time.”While most of the headlines generated from Marvin […]


Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com January 10, 2018   Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’     When the housing bubble popped in 2007, the Federal Reserve went to work to re-inflate the bubble by printing more money – quantitative easing. But the policy has made matters much worse, as now everything is […]

Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’

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Dangers of Government Control

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com January 4, 2018   Dangers of Government Control   We are a nation of 325 million people. We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice president. But there are seven unelected people who have life-and-death control over our […]


The Fed’s Bubblenomics

By Murray Sabrin Mises Institute November 16, 2017   The Fed’s Bubblenomics     [The Following is adapted from a preface to a new report by Murray Sabrin, featured in his November 15 presentation, “Bubblenomics” at Ramapo College.] If you Google “dot com bubble,” you will get nearly 1.2 million hits, and 3.3 million hits if you […]

As the two quotes from the Federal Reserve’s website above reveal, the Fed has been given the responsibility by the Congress of the United States to essentially promote sustainable prosperity, stabilize prices and maximize employment.

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GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 6, 2017   GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax   Last Thursday, congressional Republicans unveiled their tax reform legislation. On the same day, President Trump nominated current Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. While the tax plan dominated the […]


Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute November 1, 2017   Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy   There are many critics of the Fed’s recent money supply expansion, especially since 2008, whose chief criticism is that it will result in consumer price inflation. While proponents of the Austrian School agree that high […]

Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy

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Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 23, 2017   Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!   This week President Trump revealed his final five candidates for Federal Reserve chair. Disappointingly, but not surprisingly, all five have strong ties to the financial and political establishment. The leading candidates are former Federal Reserve governor and Morgan […]


Looming Catastrophe Hanging Over Our Heads – Paul Craig Roberts

By Greg Hunter USAWatchdog.com October 23, 2017   Looming Catastrophe Hanging Over Our Heads – Paul Craig Roberts     Former Assistant Treasury Secretary in the Reagan Administration, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, says the record highs you see in the stock markets are based on “phony profits” that come from global central banks “propping up” […]

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Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

Krugman and the “Heroic” Fed

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute October 18, 2017   Krugman and the “Heroic” Fed   Once an avid reader of Paul Krugman’s New York Times twice-weekly columns, I admit to rarely even glancing at his work now, since I know that anything he writes is going to have the theme of “Trump evil, Democrats good” each time, and […]