Federal Reserve


New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 27, 2016   New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress   In the spirit of New Year’s, here are four resolutions for president-elect Trump and Congress that will enable them to really make America great again: 1) Audit the Fed….and then end it: The Federal Reserve Bank’s […]

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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 […]


Takeaways From The FOMC Meeting

Takeaways From The FOMC Meeting

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center December 15, 2016   Takeaways From The FOMC Meeting     As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised its target federal funds rate to 0.50-0.75%. There wasn’t much substantive change in the language of the statement. Economic activity was judged to be expanding at a moderate pace, […]


End Game for the Global Economy

By James G. Rickards Mises Institute December 8, 2016   End Game for the Global Economy   This article is a transcript of the interview conducted on Mises Weekends. Jeff Deist: James, thanks a million for joining us. I’m going to go out on a limb and say your new book The Road to Ruin: the Global […]

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Bubble Watch: A Compendium

Bubble Watch: A Compendium

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center December 6, 2016   Bubble Watch: A Compendium     With the massive amounts of monetary stimulus unleashed into world economies over the past decade by central banks, it stands to reason that much of that money is creating bubbles in numerous sectors. Much attention has been paid to […]


To Really ‘Make America Great Again,’ End the Fed!

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 28, 2016   To Really ‘Make America Great Again,’ End the Fed!   Former Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher recently gave a speech identifying the Federal Reserve’s easy money/low interest rate policies as a source of the public anger that propelled Donald Trump into the White […]

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Austrians at the Fed?

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute November 21, 2016   Austrians at the Fed?   Coverage of central banks and monetary policy in popular financial media outlets like Bloomberg, Financial Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and The Economist is almost uniformly bad. The reporting and analysis are superficial, and the writers tend to assume facts not in evidence. The same myths repeat themselves ad […]

Austrians at the Fed?

Midnight in America

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital November 10, 2016   Midnight in America   Stunned political analysts are missing the most plausible argument explaining Donald Trump’s unexpected victory. The misreading of the American electorate stems from the political class’ acceptance of mistaken (and increasingly insane) economic dogma that has arisen over the past generation. Based on their flawed understanding of economics, the pundits could […]

The Next Recession Looms Large

Takeaways From The FOMC Meeting

Fed Holds Rates Steady: Setting Up for December Hike?

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center November 2, 2016    Fed Holds Rates Steady: Setting Up for December Hike?     In an unsurprising decision, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided today once again to keep its target federal funds rate steady at 0.25-0.50%. It was widely speculated that the FOMC would hold rates […]


Blame Government, Not Markets for Monopoly

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 31, 2016   Blame Government, Not Markets for Monopoly   When Time-Warner announced it planned to merge with another major communications firm, many feared the new company would exercise near-total monopoly power. These concerns led some to call for government action to block the merger in order to […]

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The Next Recession Looms Large

The Next Recession Looms Large

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital October 10, 2016   The Next Recession Looms Large   Currently economists and market watchers roughly fall into two camps: Those who believe that the Federal Reserve must begin raising interest rates now so that it will have enough rate cutting firepower to fight the next recession, and those who […]


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 […]

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