Dodd-Frank


Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

By Scott Powell Mises Institute February 21, 2017   Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations   On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of two […]

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

SEC Chair To Step Down When Trump Takes Office

SEC Chair To Step Down When Trump Takes Office

By Chris Morran Consumerist November 14, 2016   SEC Chair To Step Down When Trump Takes Office     While the world waits to see what happens to the leadership and policies of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the head of another federal financial regulator has made it clear that she will be stepping down […]


Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?

By Tho Bishop Mises.org May 5, 2016   Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?   And then there was one. Proving once again that the endorsements of celebrities and sports heroes is more important than politicians, Donald Trump dominated the Indiana primary, prompting the official end of Ted Cruz’s and John Kasich’s campaigns. […]

Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?

Don’t Be Fooled by the Federal Reserve’s Anti-Audit Propaganda

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 8, 2015     Don’t Be Fooled by the Federal Reserve’s Anti-Audit Propaganda   In recent weeks, the Federal Reserve and its apologists in Congress and the media have launched numerous attacks on the Audit the Fed legislation. These attacks amount to nothing more than distortions about the […]


Financial Market Manipulation Is The New Trend: Can It Continue? 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org   Financial Market Manipulation Is The New Trend: Can It Continue? Financial Imperialists Attack Russia   A dangerous new trend is the successful manipulation of the financial markets by the Federal Reserve, other central banks, private banks, and the US Treasury. The Federal Reserve reduced real interest […]

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

“Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino “Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely     The big banks, which in 2008 nearly went belly-up because they were overleveraged and needed a taxpayer funded bailout in order to survive a reversal in the economic tide, are even bigger today. They pose […]


Banks’ Lobbyists “Help” in Drafting Financial Bills

Banks’ Lobbyists “Help” in Drafting Financial Bills

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Banks’ Lobbyists “Help” in Drafting Financial Bills   Who writes the laws? The lobbyists.This isn’t completely true, but it is true to a very large extent as this article explains. The thicker the law, the more opaque the legislation, the more opportunities there are to make money. There’s a reason […]


Breaking…Government agency now into your private retirement funds 1

Source: http://randysrightiii.wordpress.com By RandysRight Bloomberg has reported that the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering taking a role in managing the $19.4 Trillion in American’s retirement US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Yes, you read that correctly, the government agency created in 2010 as part of Dodd-Frank is weighing ‘helping’ Americans manage their retirement funds…naturally […]


Will this scare insider traders straight?

Source: http://www.reuters.com Breakingviews: Gupta fear factor? June 18 – Jeffrey Goldfarb and Reynolds Holding discuss whether the guilty verdicts against former McKinsey boss and Goldman director Rajat Gupta will deter other would-be insider traders.


Arse Backwards: The Federal Reserve’s Approach to the Housing Market

Source: http://www.forbes.com By Steve Forbes, Forbes Staff Arse Backwards: The Federal Reserve’s Approach to the Housing Market This article originally appeared in the Mar. 26, 2012 issue of Forbes magazine. In reaffirming its near 0% interest rate policy for another three years the Federal Reserve averred that this was ­necessary to revive the housing market, […]


The 16 Trillion Dollar Bailout The Federal Reserve Handed To The Too Big To Fail Banks

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com Have You Heard About The 16 Trillion Dollar Bailout The Federal Reserve Handed To The Too Big To Fail Banks? What you are about to read should absolutely astound you.  During the last financial crisis, the Federal Reserve secretly conducted the biggest bailout in the history of the world, and the Fed fought […]


‘Government Has Our Best Interests At Heart!’ Oh, Shut Up

Source: http://www.tomwoods.com Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books. A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University. This is simply unbelievable. For a long time, a very wealthy friend […]