Central Bank


In 2017, The US Government “Lost” $2.2 Million—Every Single Minute

By Matt Agorist Free Thought Project March 1, 2018   In 2017, The US Government “Lost” $2.2 Million—Every Single Minute In spite of taking in a record-breaking amount of taxes in 2017, the US government managed to lose a whopping $1.2 TRILLION dollars, or $2.2 million—every single minute of 2017.     Illustrating the gluttonous nature […]

In 2017, The US Government “Lost” $2.2 Million—Every Single Minute

-1,175 Points! We Just Witnessed The Largest One Day Stock Market Crash Ever

-1,175 Points! We Just Witnessed The Largest One Day Stock Market Crash Ever

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 5, 2018   -1,175 Points! We Just Witnessed The Largest One Day Stock Market Crash Ever       The mainstream media seems so surprised that the stock market is crashing, but the truth is that it isn’t a surprise at all.  In fact, this crash is way, way […]


A Brief (and Messy) History of Modern Gold Standards

By Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna Mises Institute January 25, 2018   A Brief (and Messy) History of Modern Gold Standards   Although gold prices hit a new high in mid-January, Americans, by and large, are still reluctant about gold. They don’t quite “get it.” This incomprehension is different than that of Americans not “getting,” for example, bitcoin (as few seem […]

A Brief (and Messy) History of Modern Gold Standards

It’s unlikely Trump will nominate anyone who understands the negative consequences of our artificially low interest rate environment.

Trump’s Historic Opportunity with the Federal Reserve

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute September 7, 2017   Trump’s Historic Opportunity with the Federal Reserve   And then there were three. Today Stanley Fischer submitted his letter of resignation from the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, effective next month, the second such resignation of Donald Trump’s presidency. While Fischer’s term as Vice Chairman of the Fed […]


Here’s the True Definition of a Recession

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute July 24, 2017   Here’s the True Definition of a Recession — It’s Not About GDP   According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the institution that dates the peaks and troughs of the business cycles, A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting […]

Here's the True Definition of a Recession

How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute June 5, 2017   How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?   The US bond market trades at a quite high valuation. For instance, the 10-year US Treasury bond presents a price earnings (PE) ratio of 43. In other words: It takes 43 years for the investor to recoup the […]

How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold

One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media February 22, 2017   One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold     The central bank of Kyrgyzstan is encouraging its six million citizens to each own at least 3.5 oz (100 grams) of physical gold. The precious metal is the nation’s leading export […]


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

Central Bankers Are Losing Faith in Their Own Alchemy

Central Bankers Are Losing Faith in Their Own Alchemy

By David Gordon Mises Institute December 31, 2016   Central Bankers Are Losing Faith in Their Own Alchemy   Mervyn King is the British Ben Bernanke. An eminent academic economist, who now teaches both at New York University and the London School of Economics, King was from 2003 to 2013 Governor of the Bank of […]