The Fed

Displaying 31 - 40 of 1965

The Great Phony Disinflation Enters Its Finale

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyPolitics


Supposedly, the "big news" is the decline of inflation. However, the monetary and political forces driving the latest bout of inflation have not gone away.

Read More

The Coming Collapse of the Global Ponzi Scheme

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyThe FedU.S. Economy


In the global Ponzi scheme, thin air and deceit substitute for sound money. As hedge-fund manager Mitch Feierstein ...

Read More

Easy Money Is a Much Bigger Economic Problem than Debt

The FedMonetary PolicyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


While many economists claim that high overall debt levels can lead to economic recessions, irresponsible government spending and money expansion are the real culprits.

Read More

Big Governments’ One-Two Punch: Scope Creep, Then Wartime Deprivation

Big GovernmentThe FedInflationTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


Governments do two things: they grow and they deprive citizens of their wealth. That process has not changed for more than a century in the USA.

Read More

CBDCs: The Ultimate Tool of Financial Intrusion

Economic PolicyThe FedMonetary PolicyU.S. HistoryWorld History


While the government promotes CBDCs as tools for "inclusion," it is more likely that they will be another vehicle for federal intrusion.

Read More

What Is the Right Inflation Target for Central Banks?

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy


The "2 percent" inflation target is purely arbitrary, and mainstream economists can't agree on the "right" level. It's all folly, and Austrian economics explains why. 

Read More

Has World War III Already Begun?

Economic PolicyThe FedWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


The recent actions of the Federal Reserve are reminiscent of central bank activities in wartime.

Read More

FedNow Isn't a CBDC, but It Is Dangerous

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking


While FedNow seems benign, there is the larger problem of the entire banking system itself being built on a foundation of sand. FedNow can only make that problem worse.

Read More

Housing Prices Are Falling As Reality Sinks In

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles


Rental prices are falling as the markets adjust to new realities. The Austrian business cycle theory explains why this is happening.

Read More

The MMT-and-Bailey Fallacy

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy


The latest rage in macroceonomics is modern monetary theory, whose adherents invariably resort to the motte-and-bailey fallacy. Advocating inflation is never a good idea.

Read More