Monetary Policy

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The Fed Slashes Rates as Powell Declares Economy "Strong"

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog03/03/2020

Today's rate cut of 50 basis points is the largest rate cut since December 2008, in the midst of the aftermath of the financial crisis. But Chairman Powell insists the US economy is "strong."

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Coronavirus: Central Banks Stand Ready with More "Stimulus"

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMonetary Policy

Blog03/03/2020

There are echoes of the 1973 oil shock in the current virus scare and resulting economic seize-up. Central banks are likely to respond similarly: with "stimulus" and inflation.

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Is the Fed Ready for a Recession?

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog03/02/2020

By being so dovish for so long, the Fed has greatly limited what it can do in case of recession without resorting to untried and radical solutions like negative rates.

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Money Supply Growth Climbs to 36-Month High

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary PolicyMoney Supply

Blog02/28/2020

During January 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 6.32 percent. That's up from December's rate of 5.53 percent, and up from January 2019's rate of 3.38 percent.

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Fed-Driven Asset Price Inflation Means You Can Now Buy Less House Than You Could Before

Booms and BustsInflationMonetary Policy

Blog02/27/2020

Central banks are driving asset price inflation in stocks and real estate. That means people holding those assets get richer. But everyone else just gets higher prices.

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Nomi Prins: Repo Injections Are QE by Another Name

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog01/31/2020

The Fed's balance sheet has risen to $4.1 trillion from $3.7 trillion in August. Nomi Prins discusses what this policy shift means and what it portends for 2020.

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Argentina’s "Emergency Law" Just Means More of the Same

Monetary PolicyTaxes and Spending

Blog01/25/2020

Argentina is only going to prosper when it recognizes that its fiscal and monetary imbalances are not the fault of the citizens and their small businesses, but of the government.

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The COVID Crash: A Webinar with Daniel Lacalle

Booms and BustsInflationFinancial MarketsMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

May 15, 2020

Event

Virtual

Join the Mises Institute and economist Daniel Lacalle for a special live seminar on the COVID-19 crisis and what it means for your economic future.

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Rising Interest Rates Are Revealing the True Damage Done by the Fed

Central BanksEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyGold Standard

06/25/2022Mises Media
Janet Yellen admits she underestimated inflation, but she still does not realize that inflation is not higher prices, but the increase in fiat money that forces up prices.
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Even after Admitting She Underestimated Inflation, Janet Yellen Still Doesn't Understand What It Is

Big GovernmentEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyGold Standard

06/24/2022Mises Media
Janet Yellen admits she underestimated inflation, but she still does not realize that inflation is not higher prices, but the increase in fiat money that forces up prices.
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