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Origins of the Federal Reserve: The Advent of the National Banking System

Audio/VideoAugust 13, 2008
From The Case Against The Fed (pp. 70-79), as narrated by Floy Lilley.

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The Origins of the Federal Reserve

BooksFebruary 8, 2011
The Fed did not originate as a policy response to national need. It was founded by two groups of elites: government officials and large financial and banking interests.

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The Money Multiplier: Myth or Reality?

Mises DailyDecember 16, 2002
The existence of the money multiplier is the outcome of fractional reserve banking, writes Frank Shostak, which the current banking system makes possible. The money multiplier is not only real; it is a good tool to help us understand the process by which the banking system creates inflationary...

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Credit Policies of the Federal Reserve System

BooksJuly 17, 2009
Charles Hardy examines the history of the Federal Reserve's policies and their impact on the organization of the banking system in the post-World War I period...

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America's Money Machine: The Story of the Federal Reserve

BooksMay 27, 2009
Groseclose shows that at no time in its history has the Fed actually achieved what it promised: low inflation, economic stability, stable growth, reliable regulation of the banking system.

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Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve

JournalsJanuary 24, 2008
The complete transcript of the Institute's famous documentary on the Federal Reserve...

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32. Unhappiness with the National Banking System

Audio/VideoFebruary 24, 2011
From Part II of A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II : The Colonial Era to World War II: "The Origins of the Federal Reserve". Narrated by Matthew Mezinskis...

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History of Crises Under the National Banking System

BooksOctober 13, 2009
The crisis of 1873 was preceded by four years of general economic activity, which was by no means confined to the United States. In agriculture, manufactures, and transportation much real progress was made, but, as subsequent events proved, the pace was more rapid than was consistent with healthy...

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Origins of the Federal Reserve, The

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Where did this thing called the Fed come from? Murray Rothbard has the answer here -- in phenomenal detail that will make your head spin. In one extended essay, one that reads like a detective story, he has put together the most comprehensive and fascinating account based on a century's...

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Origins of the Federal Reserve - Digital Book

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Where did this thing called the Fed come from? Murray Rothbard has the answer here -- in phenomenal detail that will make your head spin. In one extended essay, one that reads like a detective story, he has put together the most comprehensive and fascinating account based on a century's...

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The Origins of the Federal Reserve

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The financial elites of this country, notably the Morgan, Rockefeller, and Kuhn, Loeb interests, were responsible for putting through the Federal Reserve System, as a governmentally created and sanctioned cartel

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Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve: the Complete Transcript

Mises DailyFebruary 23, 2008
The Federal Reserve System virtually controls the nation's monetary system, yet it is accountable to no one...

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Effects of the War on the Money, Banking, Credit System of the United States

BooksSeptember 27, 2011
Students of money and banking will find this volume filled with solid information and marked by penetrating insight and illuminating interpretation.

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The Origins of the Fed

Mises DailyDecember 2, 2011
Here's how we got saddled with this monstrosity.

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Leaving the Federal Reserve System

Audio/VideoApril 25, 2014
Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Mark Thornton explains fractional reserve banking and describes how we can ease our way out of the Federal Reserve System

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Austrian Business Cycle Theories in the Reviews of the Federal Reserve System

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References to the works of the economists and economic schools of thought are a relatively recent development in texts of reviews published by Federal Reserve System member banks.

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Federal Reserve Attacks the Gold Standard

BlogDecember 1, 2014

A good sign for the future: Fed economist attacks the Gold Standard.

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44. The Advent of Eugene Meyer, Jr.

Audio/VideoFebruary 24, 2011
From Part III of A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II : "From Hoover to Roosevelt: The Federal Reserve and the Financial Elites ". Narrated by Matthew Mezinskis...

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The Fed at One Hundred: A Critical View on the Federal Reserve System

BlogJuly 31, 2014

Some great contributors. This might even be worth the high price: Including contributions from David Howden, Guido Hulsmann, Thomas DiLorenzo, Thomas Woods, Robert Murphy, Shawn Ritenour, Jeffrey Herbener,...

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New Book: 'The Fed at One Hundred: A Critical View on the Federal Reserve System'

BlogJuly 31, 2014
fedbookDoug French writes: "Looking for a hideously expensive book about the Fed with contributions...

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