Mises Wire

How Central Bankers See Themselves

Money and Banks

03/17/2017Mises Wire
Central bankers position themselves as heroically saving the global economy, while blind to the fact they are the real problem.
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Yellen: "GDP is a Pretty Noisy Indicator"

The Fed

03/16/2017Mises Wire
While expressing optimism about the economy, Yellen completely dismissed a question about the troubling Q1 GDP forecasts.
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Is the Era of Ultralow Interest Rates Coming to a Close?

The Fed

03/14/2017Mises Wire
The financial press pretends that there's some grand shift away from the Fed's official low interest rate policy. This narrative is highly misleading.
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Monetary Showdown: European Version

Money and Banks

03/10/2017Mises Wire
There's a looming battle between the monetary status quo and the populist political trends.
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Central Bank Embrace of Blockchain is All About Control

Money and Banks

03/08/2017Mises Wire
Central banks talk about systemic efficiency and "tax evasion" in their war on currency alternatives. But it's really about control.
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Fed Ready to Hike Rates? Where They Stand.

The FedU.S. Economy

03/03/2017Mises Wire
The Fed is pushing hard for a rate hike. Here are Fed members' recent comments.
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"Surprisingly Strong Economy": Atlanta GDP Forecast Dives

Money and Banks

03/01/2017Mises Wire
The strong economy narrative just can't catch a break.
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The Fed's Dependence on the Consumer Will Backfire

The FedGlobal Economy

02/28/2017Mises Wire
The Fed pretends it wants to normalize interest rates in an economy built on the fragility of broke consumers.
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