Money


One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media February 22, 2017   One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold     The central bank of Kyrgyzstan is encouraging its six million citizens to each own at least 3.5 oz (100 grams) of physical gold. The precious metal is the nation’s leading export […]

One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold

The Globalists Strike Back With A Major Push Toward A Cashless Society

The Globalists Strike Back With A Major Push Toward A Cashless Society

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 15, 2017   The Globalists Strike Back With A Major Push Toward A Cashless Society     Their agenda may be on the rocks in the United States at the moment, but that doesn’t mean that the globalists are giving up.  In fact, a major push toward a […]


What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute February 13, 2017   What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?   The US is by far the biggest economy in the world. Its financial markets — be it equity, bonds or derivatives markets — are the largest and most liquid. The Greenback is the most important transaction currency. Many currencies in […]

What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?

Wealth Isn't Just Measured in Money — It's Measured in Choices

Wealth Isn’t Just Measured in Money — It’s Measured in Choices

By Jonathan Newman Mises Institute February 1, 2017   Wealth Isn’t Just Measured in Money — It’s Measured in Choices   How do we compare wealth over time? I came across one fun fact recently about the highest-paid athlete of all time. The first names that come to your mind might be Tiger Woods, Michael […]


Should Cash be Abolished?

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute January 30, 2017   Should Cash be Abolished?   At the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland, Joseph Stiglitz the Nobel Prize-winning economist argued in favor of phasing out currency and moving toward a digital economy. The view expressed by Stiglitz is similar to that of former IMF chief economist Kenneth Rogoff […]

Should Cash be Abolished?

Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market

Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute January 17, 2017   Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market   The so-called multiplier arises as a result of the fact that banks are legally permitted to use money that is placed in demand deposits. Banks treat this type of money as if it was loaned to them, […]


Money Supply Growth Accelerates in Late 2016

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute January 9, 2017   Money-Supply Growth Accelerates in Late 2016   The supply of US dollars accelerated during late 2016 with October’s year-over-year percentage increase in the money supply hitting a 46-month high of 11.2 percent. The YOY growth rate fell slightly to 10.3 percent in November. This comes after a […]

Money-Supply Growth Accelerates in Late 2016

Money Creation and the Boom-Bust Cycle

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute January 4, 2017   Money Creation and the Boom-Bust Cycle   In his various writings, Murray Rothbard argued that in a free market economy that operates on a gold standard the creation of credit that is not fully backed up by gold (fractional-reserve banking) sets in motion the menace of the boom-bust cycle. […]


Protests, looting erupt as Venezuelans fume over cash chaos

Protests, looting erupt as Venezuelans fume over cash chaos

By The Associated Press CBC News December 17, 2016   Protests, looting erupt as Venezuelans fume over cash chaos ATMs still issuing worthless 100-bolivar notes, while replacement notes not yet available     Venezuela became a country mostly without cash on Friday, sparking scattered protests and looting around the country as people fumed at having […]


Jill Stein – The Great Con – People Are Starting to Question Her Motives

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics December 13, 2016   Jill Stein – The Great Con – People Are Starting to Question Her Motives     Jill Stein is really playing very fast and loose with this whole recount thing that serves no purpose. In Wisconsin, 95% of the votes were recounted, and as of December […]

Jill Stein – The Great Con – People Are Starting to Question Her Motives

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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


Dennis Kucinich’s Extraordinary Warning on D.C.’s Think Tank Warmongers

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg October 29, 2016   Dennis Kucinich’s Extraordinary Warning on D.C.’s Think Tank Warmongers     WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in […]

The American people are fed up with war, but a concerted effort is being made through fearmongering, propaganda, and lies to prepare our country for a dangerous confrontation, with Russia in Syria.