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A Pyrrhic End to 130 Years of Vicious Bad Money and Banking Crises

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. History


The current banking crises have deep roots in US financial history. Monetary authorities have engaged in inflationary behavior for more than a hundred years.

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No, the Financial Crisis Is Not Over

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


As markets settle down after the last set of bank failures, political elites claim the crisis is behind us. But it is not over, not by a long shot.

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What If the Dollar Falls?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


If the dollar does lose its position as the global reserve currency, it will be catastrophic for the American economy.

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Why Do Banks Still Fail?

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


Despite all of the supposed safeguards to prevent bank failures, banks still fail. Perhaps the so-called safeguards are causing much of the trouble.

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Were Recent Bank Failures the Result of Lax Regulation? In a Word, No

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


While progressive lawmakers blame the current banking crisis on regulatory issues, the Fed's easy money policies have been the real problem.

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Role Reversal: The Collapse of the Dollar-Enforced Empire

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. HistoryWorld History


A generation ago, the Berlin Wall fell and the USSR collapsed. Today, US monetary authorities are bringing down our own country.

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Would Stress Tests Have Prevented the Failure of SVB? Probably Not

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe FedInflationMoney and Banks


While progressives are claiming the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank was due to poor regulation, the real problem is the easy money policy of the Fed.

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Can Civilization Survive without Sound Money?

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Political money is unsound money, and while civilization cannot exist without sound money, it can do without predatory government.

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Is the Fed Trying to Bail Out the World? Sure Looks Like It

Central BanksThe FedFinancial MarketsMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Like the arsonist who then heroically fights the fire he set, the Fed is increasing its efforts to bail out banks both at home and abroad. This does not end well.

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It Turns Out That Hundreds of Banks Are at Risk

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


Federal authorities want us to believe that by bailing out Silicon Valley Bank, they have prevented a financial crisis. Instead, we will have a crisis with bailouts.

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