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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” […]

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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?

Surviving The Coming Bond Crash

Surviving The Coming Bond Crash

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute September 30, 2017   Surviving The Coming Bond Crash   Central banks have created a worldwide bond bubble that threatens to destroy economies and nations. US and global debt skyrockets. The financial system on life support. Investment advisor Michael Pento  joins today’s Liberty Report to tell us what to expect […]


Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute September 29, 2017   Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought   Janet Yellen this week cast doubt on the Fed’s announced plan to continue Fed rate hikes and reverse its years of “unconventional” monetary policy. “My colleagues and I may have misjudged the strength of the labor […]

Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought

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 […]


How Rand Paul Can Free Americans from the Fed

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute August 24, 2017   How Rand Paul Can Free Americans from the Fed     Ever since entering the Senate, Rand Paul has continued his father’s work in advocating for an audit of the Federal Reserve. This week, writing for the Daily Caller, Senator Paul renewed his efforts, illustrating how the recent era of […]

How Rand Paul Can Free Americans from the Fed

Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 12, 2017   Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently predicted that, thanks to the regulations implemented after the 2008 market meltdown, America would not experience another economic crisis “in our lifetimes.” Yellen’s statement should send shivers down our spines, as there are […]

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