monetary policy


Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind

By Brendan Brown Mises Institute March 2, 2018   Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind   Some commentators might even have felt some sympathy for Fed Chief Powell in his first testimony before Congress. He is so obviously navigating a treacherous monetary path ahead without any reliable compass. That is no different from […]

Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind

Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash

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 […]


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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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 […]


The Next Generation of Currency Wars: Private vs. State-backed Crypto

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute October 23, 2017   The Next Generation of Currency Wars: Private vs. State-backed Crypto   Recently Russia announced that it will be unleashing a CryptoRuble, just a week after Vladimir Putin strongly criticized Bitcoin and other private cryptocurrencies.  When announcing the move, Minister of Communications Nikolay Nikiforov acknowledged that it was in part inspired by […]

The Next Generation of Currency Wars: Private vs. State-backed Crypto

Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought

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 […]


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 […]

It’s unlikely Trump will nominate anyone who understands the negative consequences of our artificially low interest rate environment.

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The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 17, 2017   The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized   Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any […]


Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 11, 2017   Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves     I just read an article from what the mainstream considers a reputable source of news, the New York Times. The article talked all about monetary policy and didn’t say a thing about […]

Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

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Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 6, 2017   Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly   History shows that, if individuals have the freedom to choose what to use as money, they will likely opt for gold or silver. Of course, modern politicians and their Keynesian enablers despise the gold or silver standard. This […]


To Wish Impossible Things

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito February 22, 2017   To Wish Impossible Things     it was the sweetness of your skin it was the hope of all we might have been that fills me with the hope to wish impossible things The Cure Fix the Fed. This is the wish of John Mauldin, advocating […]

Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

Top Five Monetary Policy Issues To Watch In 2017

Top Five Monetary Policy Issues To Watch In 2017

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center January 7, 2017   Top Five Monetary Policy Issues To Watch In 2017   With a new year come new opportunities as well as new issues to take into consideration. Here are the five most important issues to keep an eye on in 2017. 1. Trump Presidency The most […]