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The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

By Against Crony Capitalism February 26, 2018   The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare     I am speaking for myself (NDS) here – I’ve had many conversations with enviro friends over the years about their fear of climate “disaster.” I respect their fear. But the potential financial disaster looming in the […]

The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism November 13, 2017   Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?       Apparently economic conservatives are simply just angry people. This is what a new study by University of Cincinnati professor Anthony Salerno and University of Manitoba professor Keri Kettle appears to claim. Stirring up anger makes people […]


Obama Administration’s Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute November 4, 2017   Obama Administration’s Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor   One of the most devastating consequences of the Obama Administration has been that Americans who don’t have the luxury of large bank accounts are continuing to be treated like second-class citizens by the US financial system. […]

Obama Administration's Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 20, 2017   The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent     People seem confused by this rally. Really a rally on top of a Fed induced (to a very large extent) bull market extending back many years. How can this be, […]


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 […]


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

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, […]


Money Creation and the Boom-Bust Cycle

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute January 4, 2017   Money Creation and the Boom-Bust Cycle   In his various writings, Murray Rothbard argued that in a free market economy that operates on a gold standard the creation of credit that is not fully backed up by gold (fractional-reserve banking) sets in motion the menace of the boom-bust cycle. […]


Will Ron Paul be appointed to the Federal Reserve board?

Will Ron Paul be appointed to the Federal Reserve board?

By Against Crony Capitalism December 20, 2016   Will Ron Paul be appointed to the Federal Reserve board?     (From Rare)   “Campaign for Liberty is working to mobilize our members in support of appointing Ron Paul, the leading critic of the Federal Reserve’s reckless monetary policy, to the Federal Reserve Board,” Campaign for […]