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Who Owns Federal Reserve Losses and How Will They Impact Monetary Policy?

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The Fed is losing a lot of money. The Fed's  stated plan is to monetize these losses and still report a positive capital and surplus position through the use of “creative accounting.”

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The Fed Is Winging It: A 75 Basis Point Hike "Seemed like the Right Thing"

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Blog06/15/2022

When asked to quantify how a 75-point hike is better than a 50-point one, Powell had no answer. And will it work? Powell could only say "we'll know when we get there."

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On the Digital Future of Markets and Money

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Blog06/14/2022

Digitization will undoubtedly bring great improvements and new opportunities for peoples’ lives. But digitization also has a downside.

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Roots of Our Current Inflation: A Deeply Flawed Monetary System

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Blog05/02/2022

It is the fiat monetary system itself, not deflation, that helps create the unstable conditions that lead to financial crises.

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If We Ride the Cantillon Wave, We Should Remember That We'll Crash with It Too

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Blog04/19/2022

The Federal Reserve has created a tsunami of new money, but a tsunami ultimately must crash, and so will the Fed's inflation scheme.

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Central Banks: Who Needs Them? No One

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Blog03/31/2022

Central banks, and especially the Federal Reserve System, continue to churn up inflation and the boom-and-bust cycles—in the name of "stabilizing" the economy.

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Central Banks Have Broken the True Savings-Lending Relationship

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Blog03/28/2022

While the usual characters praise central banks for supposedly bringing economic stability, Dr. Shostak explains that their presence makes things unstable because they break the relationship between saving and lending.

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Trudeau's Emergency Measures Will Accelerate Decentralized Finance's Importance

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Blog03/03/2022

Justin Trudeau's heavy-handed measures against the protesting truck drivers are part of a greater war by progressives against capital markets and financial privacy. People will find ways to resist through decentralized finance.

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Could 2022 Bring the Collapse of the Euro?

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Blog01/01/2022

With the Eurozone’s global systemically important banks geared up to 30x, rising bond yields of little more than a few percent could collapse the entire euro system.

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An Inflation Outlook for the US Dollar in 2022

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Blog12/31/2021

Central bankers are being disingenuous when they insist that rising prices are a temporary phenomenon.

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