Money


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 […]

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

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

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 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 […]

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

Money Going to Washington

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 […]


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 […]

The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

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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 […]

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Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?

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 […]


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 […]

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

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, […]

Beware of the Chaos of Helicopter Money

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

‘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 […]


The Bailouts Were for the Banks: Study Confirms Rescue Loans Didn’t Serve Greeks

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams May 5, 2016   The Bailouts Were for the Banks: Study Confirms Rescue Loans Didn’t Serve Greeks ‘The only reason why they effected this so-called bailout of Greece was to save their own banks and to present this as solidarity with Greece’     A new study offers more confirmation […]

The Bailouts Were for the Banks: Study Confirms Rescue Loans Didn't Serve Greeks

Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?

You Know Your Inflation Is Bad When…

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center May 3, 2016   You Know Your Inflation Is Bad When…     Inflation is Venezuela has gotten so bad that the Venezuelan government cannot afford to buy new money. As with many countries that have resorted to inflation to attempt to cure their economic woes, Venezuela has run […]