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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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Helicopter Money: The Biggest Fed Power Grab Yet

The Fed

Blog07/14/2016

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.

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Elizabeth Warren Turns a Blind Eye to the Central Bank

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog07/04/2016

Elizabeth Warren thinks she can prevent future foreclosure crises by regulating private banks. She should take a hard look at central banks instead.

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Thornton Corrects Fed in the Wall Street Journal

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banking

The Fed cannot see the natural rate of interest, but it is right before its eyes.

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Let’s Ditch the Fed for the Right Reasons

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2016

John Tamny is right that we don't need the Fed. Unfortunately, his new book on the Fed goes off course while explaining why.

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