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Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

Republicans Reeling in Fed?

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell February 6, 2017   Republicans Reeling in Fed?     Republican attack on Fed casts doubt over global bank rules Trump-era co-operation uncertain as congressman criticises deals with ‘foreign lands’ … The future of cross-border co-operation on bank regulation in the Trump era has been thrown into doubt, […]


After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute February 6, 2017   After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?   Nearly four decades ago, political pundits were shocked as voters turned away President Jimmy Carter and voted in Ronald Reagan, who promised to bring fundamental change to Washington and the indwelling political establishment. At the time, unemployment […]

After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?

Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and What You’re Not Being Told About Trump’s Travel Ban

Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and What You’re Not Being Told About Trump’s Travel Ban

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media January 31, 2017   Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and What You’re Not Being Told About Trump’s Travel Ban     President Donald Trump’s decision to bar nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States for 90 days prompted one of the largest protests America has seen since anti-Iraq war […]


Will Trump Continue the Bush-Obama Legacy?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 17, 2017   Will Trump Continue the Bush-Obama Legacy?   This week, Congress passed a budget calling for increasing federal spending and adding $1.7 trillion to the national debt over the next ten years. Most so-called “fiscal conservatives” voted for this big-spending budget because it allows Congress to […]

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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 […]


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 […]

Will Ron Paul be appointed to the Federal Reserve board?

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, […]

Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

End Game for the Global Economy

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 […]


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 […]

Bubble Watch: A Compendium

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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 […]


Austrians at the Fed?

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 […]