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Yellen Grilled on Fed Partisanship

Big GovernmentThe Fed


The Fed's claim of independence is as shallow as its numerous promises to raise rates and return to normal monetary policy.

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The Week in Review: September 24, 2016

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles


From near-zero interest rates to price controls to easy home loans, it is clear that government is now more in need of sound economics than ever.

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FOMC, Not Surprisingly, Holds on Interest Rates Again

The FedMoney and Banks


The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided yet again today to hold off on raising the target federal funds rate.

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No, the Fed Doesn't Have a Plan. Yes, the Fed Really is Monetizing Government Debt

The FedU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


A Wall Street crisis would become a Main Street crisis without quantitative easing, or so the story began in Nov. 2008. Have you seen a recovery?

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The Week in Review: September 17, 2016

Big GovernmentThe FedGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy


There is just no relief from the constant drum beat for more and more government intervention in the economy.

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The Fed Plans for the Next Crisis

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


The Fed is busy coming up with new ways to "stimulate" and manipulate the economy.

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The Fed vs. Savings

The FedMoney and BanksGold StandardPrices


The Federal Reserve and in particular fiat money ruins the incentive to save for a better future.

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The Fed Launches New Facebook Page

The FedMoney and Banking


The Fed has realized it is in need of damage control when it comes to its reputation among much of the American public.

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Inflation: It’s a Wealth Redistribution Scheme

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).

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