Finance

The Markets, Currency, the Transfer of Wealth and anything else that affects your wallet.


Nomi Prins

The Central Bank Power Shift from West to East, Game of Thrones Style

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com September 29, 2016   The Central Bank Power Shift from West to East, Game of Thrones Style   (This piece is a version of my article appearing in Jim Rickard’s Strategic Intelligence newsletter this month. It gives you an idea of what’s to come in Artisans of Money (abent the Game […]


8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2016   8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare     Obamacare is a dysfunction generating machine. On nearly every level the thing is screwed up. But that is the inherent nature of large government programs. This is Obama’s legacy? Way to go Mr. President. Be […]

8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Central Banking and Total War

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Central Banking and Total War

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center September 28, 2016   The Symbiotic Relationship Between Central Banking and Total War     The following is the prepared version of a speech delivered at the Ron Paul Institute Conference in Sterling, VA. I am here today to talk about one of the most important, but also most […]


The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute September 27, 2016   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other abuses […]

The Economics of Hillary Clinton

The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

By Against Crony Capitalism September 27, 2016   The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized   This money (US taxpayer money) often just goes to the crony classes within these countries. Those positioned to take advantage of the USA’s largess do well. The “people” often do less well. Especially when considering that much of this money goes […]


Ron Paul

Wells Fargo or the Federal Reserve: Who’s the Bigger Fraud?  

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 26, 2016   Wells Fargo or the Federal Reserve: Who’s the Bigger Fraud?   The Wells Fargo bank account scandal took center stage in the news last week and in all likelihood will continue to make headlines for many weeks to come. What Wells Fargo employees did in […]


The CEO, acknowledges that the wholesale acquisition cost of an EpiPen twin-pack is $608, but says Mylan only receives $274 of that after fees and rebates.

Congressman: “Hard To Believe” Mylan Only Makes $50 Profit On Each EpiPen

By Chris Morran Consumerist September 21, 2016   Congressman: “Hard To Believe” Mylan Only Makes $50 Profit On Each EpiPen     Drugmaker Mylan has come under fire in recent months over questions about the cost of the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which has jumped in price by around 600% since 2009. In testimony before […]


Why Are We Sending $38 Billion to Rich and Powerful Israel?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 20, 2016   Why Are We Sending $38 Billion to Rich and Powerful Israel?   Last week’s announcement of a record-breaking US aid package for Israel underscores how dangerously foolish and out-of-touch is our interventionist foreign policy. Over the next ten years, the US taxpayer will be forced […]

Ron Paul

The Post-Brexit Boom is Baffling Elites

By George Pickering Mises Institute September 19, 2016   The Post-Brexit Boom is Baffling Elites   Can the Bank of England Really Take Credit for the Post-Brexit Boom? In the months leading up to June’s Brexit referendum, the British public found themselves bludgeoned by a series of increasingly dire warnings concerning the consequences of a vote […]

The Post-Brexit Boom is Baffling Elites

Replacing The U.S. Dollar with an SDR Note “Remains the Overriding Vision”

Replacing The U.S. Dollar with an SDR Note “Remains the Overriding Vision”

By Rory Hall The Daily Coin September 19, 2016   Replacing The U.S. Dollar with an SDR Note “Remains the Overriding Vision”     The Epoch Times recently published their follow up to the G20 Meeting held in early September in China. It is interesting to note how their reporting dramatically differs from the, typical, […]


Just 5.7 Percent Of Clinton Foundation Budget Actually Went To Charitable Grants

By Against Crony Capitalism September 18, 2016   Just 5.7 Percent Of Clinton Foundation Budget Actually Went To Charitable Grants     The Clinton Foundation if nothing else is an ingenious tool for enrichment. (From The Daily Caller)   Just 5.7 percent of the Clinton Foundation’s massive 2014 budget actually went to charitable grants, according […]

Just 5.7 Percent Of Clinton Foundation Budget Actually Went To Charitable Grants