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How Trump Bailed Out Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve — For Now

10/12/2017FedWatch
The biggest winner of the Trump presidency is also the most surprising: Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.

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Trump's Historic Opportunity with the Federal Reserve

09/07/2017FedWatch
Trump can have the largest impact on the Fed since 1936. The question is whether he listen to his Goldman Guys, or return to his Fed-skeptic roots?

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Stanley Fischer Is Out at the Fed

Money and Banks

09/06/2017FedWatch
Many claimed that Fischer was an inflation hawk, but he was really a cheerleader for quadrupling of the Fed’s balance sheet and more.

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A History of the Fed's Political Power

The Fed

08/30/2017The Austrian
Conti-Brown has, with considerable scholarship, exposed many grave problems with the Fed in a way that strengthens and supports the anti-Fed case.

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Not Even Junk Will Fetch High Interest Rates Anymore

08/28/2017FedWatch
It’s not just those cranky Austrians calling central bankers on the carpet these days. Everyone knows, is holding their breath, and hoping for the best.

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This Time, It's a Bubble in Rentals

08/04/2017FedWatch
Fannie and Freddie are rushing to finance the current rental boom, and package them as mortgage-backed securities. What could go wrong?

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The Fed Gave Wall Street a Bomb, and the Taxpayers are Paying Ransom

08/02/2017FedWatch
How do you stop the taxpayer subsidy to Wall Street while avoiding lighting the fuse to Bernanke’s inflation bomb?

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The Fed Remains on Course – to Trouble

07/26/2017FedWatch
If the Fed really intends to turn away from its easy-money policies, it has three options for doing it. All of them are risky.

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On Borrowed Time

07/11/2017FedWatch
Those of us who are hostile to central planning are doubly hostile to governmental interference in the price mechanism — the policies of QE and ZIRP.

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Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity

07/11/2017FedWatch
The next crisis will likely result from a rejection of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.

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