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The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
When new money is made, it helps those who get the new money first (usually the wealthy) — at the expense of those who get it later (the poor).
The FedU.S. Economy
The Fed likes to constantly tell us how well the economy is improving while refusing to increase the target rate. That tells us all we need to know.
The Fed must be audited as part of a larger effort to leave the Fed behind entirely.
Helicopter money is not some kind of new wrinkle in monetary policy. It is an old-as-the-hills way to monetize the public debt.
The FedMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
Elizabeth Warren thinks she can prevent future foreclosure crises by regulating private banks. She should take a hard look at central banks instead.
The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banking
The Fed cannot see the natural rate of interest, but it is right before its eyes.
John Tamny is right that we don't need the Fed. Unfortunately, his new book on the Fed goes off course while explaining why.
The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
The Bank of England has been less reckless than the ECB. But both the UK and the eurozone economies are fragile thanks to loose monetary policy.
No human can withstand the political pressure to inflate reserves. As long as central banks have discretion, they will inflate the money supply.
If the Fed would quit meddling with interest rates, the natural interest rate would be revealed.