Money


The Blessing of Cash

By Joseph T. Salerno Mises Institute August 24, 2016   The Blessing of Cash   Starting today, the Royal Bank of Scotland will become the first bank in the U.K. to impose a negative interest rate on depositors. The negative rate will apply only to corporate customers, including mutual fund managers and pension funds, holding deposits […]

The Blessing of Cash

How George Soros Got His Mojo Working in Ukraine

How George Soros Got His Mojo Working in Ukraine

By Anne Williamson LewRockwell.com August 22, 2016   How George Soros Got His Mojo Working in Ukraine     Excerpt from Contagion:The Betrayal of Liberty; Russia and the United States in the Post-Cold War Era adapted for lewrockwell.com ……..Spooked out of Russia after the electorate’s gleeful elevation of political showman Vladimir Zhirinovsky and his party […]


Central Banks Are Choking Productivity

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital August 14, 2016   If the Economy were a car, productivity would be the engine. Heated seats, on-demand 4-wheel drive and light-sensitive tinted windshields, are all very nice. But they mean little if the engine doesn’t turn and the car just sits in the driveway. The latest productivity data […]

Big Policies, Bigger Failures

Time is the ultimate limitation… the ultimate truth… the ultimate fact.

Here’s the Real Reason the “Rich Get Richer”

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners July 21, 2016   Here’s the Real Reason the “Rich Get Richer”     DUBLIN – “Today’s money,” says economist George Gilder, “tries to cheat time. And you can’t do that.” It may not cheat time, but it cheats far easier marks – consumers, investors, and entrepreneurs. It took […]


The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

By David Stockman Mises.org July 1, 2016   The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt   During Friday’s bloodbath I heard a CNBC anchor lady assuring her (scant) remaining audience that Brexit wasn’t a big sweat. That’s because it is purportedly a political crisis, not a financial one. Presumably in the rarified canyons of Wall Street, politics doesn’t matter […]

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

The Problem Isn’t Fed Policy — It’s the Fed

The Problem Isn’t Fed Policy — It’s the Fed

By Patrick Barron Mises.org June 28, 2016   The world is awash with newly printed fiat money. This is a concern to most, but not all, economists, because the increase in the money supply has failed to deliver its promise of providing “liftoff” to the world economy. Nevertheless, most economists in positions of influence to governments and […]


Money Going to Washington

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com June 15, 2016   Money Going to Washington     According to a New York Post article (May 22, 2016), in just two years, Hillary Clinton — former first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state — collected over $21 million in speaking fees. These fees were paid […]

Money Going to Washington

The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

By William L. Anderson Mises.org June 13, 2016   The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke   Writer Neal Gabler recently “confessed” his “secret shame” in an Atlantic Monthly article on how a huge percentage of middle-class Americans are living beyond their means, existing paycheck-to-paycheck, and are mired in personal debt. He writes: I never spoke about […]


Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

We Have Entered The Looting Stage Of Capitalism 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 25, 2016   We Have Entered The Looting Stage Of Capitalism Germany’s Assault On The IMF   Having successfully used the EU to conquer the Greek people by turning the Greek “leftwing” government into a pawn of Germany’s banks, Germany now finds the IMF in the […]


Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?

By Daniel Fernández Méndez Mises.org May 21, 2016   Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?   The country of Venezuela is dangerously approaching hyperinflation. At 2015’s year-end, official figures had yearly inflation at or above 180 percent (some private sector sources estimated it at 330 percent). The technical definition of hyperinflation is when inflation […]

Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com May 16, 2016   Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates     This article orginally appeared in TomDispatch. The latest Panama Papers May 9th disclosures underscore the broad and ongoing global connections between big banks and tax havens. A swath of politicians on both sides of the […]


Beware of the Chaos of Helicopter Money

Beware of the Chaos of Helicopter Money

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell May 11, 2016   Beware of the Chaos of Helicopter Money     Indian central bank governor says helicopter money no panacea … Indian Central Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday that he had doubts “helicopter money”, or free cash given directly to citizens to stimulate growth, […]


‘Secretary of State Ron Paul’ Gives Jennifer Rubin Panic Attacks

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 5, 2016   ‘Secretary of State Ron Paul’ Gives Jennifer Rubin Panic Attacks     What is it that keeps the Washington Post’s hyperventilating neocon scribbler Jennifer Rubin up at night? The fact that Ron Paul’s lifelong efforts to promote a peaceful foreign policy continue to light fires in […]

'Secretary of State Ron Paul' Gives Jennifer Rubin Panic Attacks