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Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

By Against Crony Capitalism February 12, 2018   Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve     Yes indeed. How the central planners at the Federal Reserve manipulate the economy (and inevitably screw it up) is not understood by most politically engaged people. For instance there are still those who insist […]

Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

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The Last Fed Chairman?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 30, 2018   The Last Fed Chairman?   Last week the Senate confirmed Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve Chairman by a vote of 84-13. This is in contrast to the contentious debates and closer votes over Janet Yellen’s confirmation in 2014 and Ben Bernanke’s confirmation for a second term […]


Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute September 24, 2018   Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash     The government shutdown wasn’t long enough to delay the nomination hearing for an economist who could be considered to be one of the “worst Fed nominees of all time.”While most of the headlines generated from Marvin […]

Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash

4 CRITICAL EVENTS THAT GAVE RISE TO THE AMERICAN TRUTH MOVEMENT

4 CRITICAL EVENTS THAT GAVE RISE TO THE AMERICAN TRUTH MOVEMENT

By Isaac Davis Waking Times January 23, 2018   4 CRITICAL EVENTS THAT GAVE RISE TO THE AMERICAN TRUTH MOVEMENT     “To oppose corruption in government is the highest obligation of patriotism.” ~ G. Edward Griffin Too often something major happens that forever alters the relationship between government and the citizenry, yet is insufficiently explained by […]


Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com January 10, 2018   Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’     When the housing bubble popped in 2007, the Federal Reserve went to work to re-inflate the bubble by printing more money – quantitative easing. But the policy has made matters much worse, as now everything is […]

Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’

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Dangers of Government Control

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com January 4, 2018   Dangers of Government Control   We are a nation of 325 million people. We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice president. But there are seven unelected people who have life-and-death control over our […]


The Fed’s Bubblenomics

By Murray Sabrin Mises Institute November 16, 2017   The Fed’s Bubblenomics     [The Following is adapted from a preface to a new report by Murray Sabrin, featured in his November 15 presentation, “Bubblenomics” at Ramapo College.] If you Google “dot com bubble,” you will get nearly 1.2 million hits, and 3.3 million hits if you […]

As the two quotes from the Federal Reserve’s website above reveal, the Fed has been given the responsibility by the Congress of the United States to essentially promote sustainable prosperity, stabilize prices and maximize employment.

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 […]


GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 6, 2017   GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax   Last Thursday, congressional Republicans unveiled their tax reform legislation. On the same day, President Trump nominated current Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. While the tax plan dominated the […]

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Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 23, 2017   Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!   This week President Trump revealed his final five candidates for Federal Reserve chair. Disappointingly, but not surprisingly, all five have strong ties to the financial and political establishment. The leading candidates are former Federal Reserve governor and Morgan […]


Looming Catastrophe Hanging Over Our Heads – Paul Craig Roberts

By Greg Hunter USAWatchdog.com October 23, 2017   Looming Catastrophe Hanging Over Our Heads – Paul Craig Roberts     Former Assistant Treasury Secretary in the Reagan Administration, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, says the record highs you see in the stock markets are based on “phony profits” that come from global central banks “propping up” […]

Is the Stock Market Rigged?

Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

By Against Crony Capitalism October 19, 2017   Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later     I like Art Cashin. I used to read his morning column when I was a fresh faced broker at UBS. I remember him wearing a “Dow 10,000” hat that he first got as the Dow pushed […]


Krugman and the “Heroic” Fed

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute October 18, 2017   Krugman and the “Heroic” Fed   Once an avid reader of Paul Krugman’s New York Times twice-weekly columns, I admit to rarely even glancing at his work now, since I know that anything he writes is going to have the theme of “Trump evil, Democrats good” each time, and […]

Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

Government Sachs Alum To Take Over the World’s Second Most Powerful Position? Will Neel Kaskari soon be the head of the Federal Reserve?

Government Sachs Alum To Take Over the World’s Second Most Powerful Position?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 4, 2017   Government Sachs Alum To Take Over the World’s Second Most Powerful Position? Will Neel Kaskari soon be the head of the Federal Reserve?     The debate internally at the White House in the musty recesses where such things are discussed is whether Yellen stays on […]


Central Banks at Risk of Default?

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics October 4, 2017   Central Banks at Risk of Default?     Central banks do not play games with the markets but it sure feels like we are being played by someone! Earlier this year the Bank of Japan, Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank all had similar balance sheets at around […]

Central Banks at Risk of Default?