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The Problem Isn’t Fed Policy — It’s the Fed

The Fed


No human can withstand the political pressure to inflate reserves. As long as central banks have discretion, they will inflate the money supply.

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Patrick Barron: Negative Interest Rates Demystified

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

Patrick Barron explains how and why negative interest rates arise.
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Where Negative Interest Rates Will Lead Us

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

02/25/2016Mises Wire
Central banks worldwide are putting their faith in negative interest rates. Unfortunately, these central bankers do not understand what interest rates are supposed to do, or how manipulating them will lead to a bust.
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Patrick Barron: Do Central Bankers Really Believe What they Say?

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Do Janet Yellen and other central bankers really believe in what they're doing?
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Patrick Barron: The End of the US Dollar Imperium, Part 2

The FedGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron continue their discussion on monetary imperialism.
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Patrick Barron: The End of the US Dollar Imperium

The FedGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron address the issue of monetary imperialism.
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Six Myths About Money and Inflation

The FedMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Politicians and the mainstream media have faith in the central banks to manipulate and manage the global economy. Unfortunately, things are not so easy, writes Patrick Barron. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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Six Myths About Money and Inflation

The FedMoney and BanksInterventionism

08/21/2014Mises Daily Articles
The reality is that hyperinflation is caused by a loss of confidence in the money unit, which the monetary authorities may be incapable of preventing.
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Why Central Bank Stimulus Cannot Bring Economic Recovery

The FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

06/04/2014Mises Daily Articles
Merely increasing demand does not increase production or produce wealth.
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What to Expect From Janet Yellen

The FedInterventionism

04/01/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Fed has painted itself into a corner. There is no way that the nation can avoid either a recession or the collapse of the value of the dollar. We should prefer the recession, then insist on an end to monetary expansion, regardless of the howls from the politicians.
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