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The Federal Reserve’s Assault on Savers Continues

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Blog11/01/2021

Any economist should have been able to see that having the monetary spigot on full blast to “stimulate” would raise prices down the road.  We are now down that road.

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The Fed's Inflation Is behind the Supply Chain Mess

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Blog10/29/2021

The idea that supply chain problems are “driving inflation” gets the causation backward. It’s money supply inflation that’s causing the supply chain problems, not the other way around.

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Why the Fed's 2 Percent Inflation Standard Is So Bad

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Blog10/27/2021

The world of the 2 percent target is something truly new and worse than what came before. It’s not the same old monetary policy with slightly higher inflation targets.

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Monetary Policy and the Present Trend toward Central Planning

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Blog10/26/2021

There is need to realize that the economic policies of self-styled progressives cannot do without inflation. They cannot and never will accept a policy of sound money.

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Central Banks and Socialism Are Forever Linked Together

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Blog10/22/2021

Central banks always and everywhere weaken economic growth by undermining the propensity to save; they are destabilizing the economy by fueling a debt economy.

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Understanding Money Velocity and Prices

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Blog10/22/2021

The velocity of money does not have a life of its own. It is not an independent variable and it cannot cause anything, let alone offset the effect of increases in money supply on the prices of goods.

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Three Things the Fed Must Do to Normalize Bond Markets

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Blog10/21/2021

Policy normalization—defined as closing down the nonconventional toolbox and restoring a well-functioning price-signaling mechanism to the bond market—is difficult but possible.

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"Idle Resources" Are Problems Caused by the Central Bank

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Blog10/18/2021

It is not possible to replace productive credit by means of the easy monetary policies of the central bank. If this could have been done, then the world would have already ended poverty. 

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How the Fed's Easy Money Spurred Today's Financial Frenzies

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Blog10/15/2021

It was government policies that kick-started the engine of financial innovation, wrongly blamed by many in the press and left-leaning academia for this increased economic instability.

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Why a Bear Market in Bonds Points to a Weakening Economy

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Blog10/14/2021

Years of bubbles and malinvestment have a downside: the destruction of the productive, wealth-building parts of the economy. And that could mean higher interest rates.

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