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Dollar Retreats from Highs as FOMC Stays Skittish

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/09/2017

The Fed keeps hinting that it plans to raise the target rate more than once this year. But, the Fed's level of confidence is near zero.

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Week in Review: January 7, 2017

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

Blog01/06/2017

This year, our attention will be toward the Fed and central banks, as the world's financial elites try to navigate increasingly volatile waters.

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The Case Against Fed Reform

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/04/2017

Congress seems set to reform the Fed, but what we really need is Fed competition.

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What Is This "Neutral" Interest Rate Touted by the Fed?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/03/2017

The Fed says it can use a "neutral interest rate" to set policy. But, Fed economists don't understand how the neutral rate works.

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Do Central Bankers Know a Bubble When They See One?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/01/2017

At different times and in different places, Fed officials have changed their stories about whether or not bubbles can be seen before they pop.

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Paul Krugman’s Latest Conspiracy: Trump Is A Gold Bug

The FedGold Standard

Blog12/20/2016

As we wait to see what 2017 has in store for us, at least we can enjoy watching Krugman continue to destroy his reputation 140 characters at a time.

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Will A Stronger Dollar Cause a Trade War with Europe?

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/18/2016

If the US dollar begins to return to monetary sanity — for now — other currencies will face grave threats to their monetary status quo.

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Week in Review: December 17, 2016

BiographiesThe FedPolitical Theory

Blog12/16/2016

We lost one of the great scholars this week with the passing of Ralph Raico.

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Have Trump Tweets Replaced Fed Speak?

The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog12/12/2016

Donald Trump's Twitter account is steering the market, the consequence of America substituting markets for central planners.

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