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Do Central Bankers Know a Bubble When They See One?

By Peter Schmidt Mises Institute January 3, 2017   Do Central Bankers Know a Bubble When They See One?   Between 2000 and 2008, two of the largest financial bubbles in history — in technology stocks and housing, respectively — suffered spectacular collapses. Opinions vary, but some market commentators believe at the peak of the tech bubble, total stock […]

Do Central Bankers Know a Bubble When They See One?

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Are We Headed for Another Bust?

By Frank Shostak Mises.org January 5, 2016   Are We Headed for Another Bust?   On Wednesday December 16, 2015, Federal Reserve Bank policymakers raised the federal funds rate target by 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent for the first time since December 2008. There is the possibility that the target could be lifted gradually to 1.25 […]


The Big Picture

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital July 7, 2015   The Big Picture   The past four years or so have been extremely frustrating for investors like me who have structured their portfolios around the belief that the current experiments in central bank stimulus, the anti-business drift in Washington, and America’s  mediocre economy and unresolved debt […]

Should the current mother-of-all bubbles pop, for investors and the Fed it won’t be third time’s the charm, but three strikes and you’re out.

The Futility of Our Global Monetary Experiment

By David Stockman Mises.org June 15, 2015   The Futility of Our Global Monetary Experiment   [Editor’s Note: This article is adapted from David Stockman’s May 1 Interview on Mises Weekends.] Jeff Deist: The Fed recently announced just this past week that it would not use specific dates for targeting higher Fed funds rate this […]


The Punch Bowl Stays

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital June 9, 2015   The Punch Bowl Stays   It is well known that I don’t think much of the ability of government officials to correctly forecast much of anything. Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke have made famously clueless predictions with respect to stock and housing bubbles, and rank and […]

Should the current mother-of-all bubbles pop, for investors and the Fed it won’t be third time’s the charm, but three strikes and you’re out.

Alan Greenspan: Still in the Dark

Source: http://mengercenter.org By Paul-Martin Foss   Alan Greenspan: Still in the Dark   Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is coming out with a new book this fall. The title of the book, “The Map and the Territory”, is as descriptive of the book’s subject material as Chairman Greenspan’s Congressional testimony always was of the […]

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Time to sell? Greenspan says there’s no bubble in the stock market

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Time to sell? Greenspan says there’s no bubble in the stock market     He says he didn’t see the housing bubble emerging 7 years ago and that regardless the bubble wasn’t his fault anyway.   Now Greenspan doesn’t see a bubble in stocks. Valuations are increasingly out of whack. The […]


Sorry Greenspan, but you own the housing bubble

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Sorry Greenspan, but you own the housing bubble     Sure the Community Reinvestment Act (a totally crony law) had something to do with housing’s abrupt rise and fall in this country. And there were other factors besides Fed policy. But the primary reason why the global housing bubble, […]


Ron Paul has crazy economic ideas

Source: http://www.dailypaul.com By mindwalker55 Show this post to anyone who thinks Ron Paul has crazy economic ideas Ron Paul’s understanding of the economy is a matter of public record. In 1983 he predicted the 1987 recession. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FmlsK_nJKU&feature=related   In 1998 he predicted the 2000 dot com crash. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4837NXWxpMA   In 2001 he predicted the housing […]


Bernanke’s Warning: We Stand on the Precipice of Economic Destruction

Source: http://www.infowars.com By Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com Earlier this week, Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke again warned that out of control borrowing and spending will eventually destroy the country. Said Ben to the the Budget Committee: Sustained high rates of government borrowing would both drain funds away from private investment and increase our debt to foreigners, […]