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FOMC, Not Surprisingly, Holds on Interest Rates Again

The FedMoney and Banks

Blog09/21/2016

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

Blog09/20/2016

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

Blog09/16/2016

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

Blog09/13/2016

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

Blog09/06/2016

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

Blog08/30/2016

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

Blog08/18/2016

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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Admitting a Weak Economy, the Fed Keeps Rates Low

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog08/02/2016

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.

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Don’t Reform the Fed: Exit the Fed

The Fed

Blog07/18/2016

The Fed must be audited as part of a larger effort to leave the Fed behind entirely.

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