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Money and Banking
When asked to quantify how a 75-point hike is better than a 50-point one, Powell had no answer. And will it work? Powell could only say "we'll know when we get there."
Central BanksThe FedInflationGold StandardInterventionism
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.
By late 2021, fueled by trillions in newly printed money, gasoline prices had surged to ten-year highs. Now, even in inflation-adjusted terms, gasoline prices are surging to new highs.
Anti-PoliticsEconomic PolicyProgressivismSocialismThe Police State
The so-called Great Reset is an attempt by wealthy elites and their allies to control people's lives. Their schemes need to be both exposed and resisted.
BitcoinCentral BanksInflationBusiness CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Digitization will undoubtedly bring great improvements and new opportunities for peoples’ lives. But digitization also has a downside.
Economic PolicySocialismTaxes and Spending
California's progressive political classes now have a scheme to impose a single-payer system for medical care. If imposed, it will be costly but also ineffective.
During April 2022, year-over-year money supply growth was at 7.23 percent. That's down from March's rate of 7.41 percent and April 2021's rate of 36.8 percent.
Booms and BustsCapital and Interest Theory
Economists have failed to explain the mechanism by which an inverted yield curve signals an impending recession. But the Misesian explanation of the business cycle quite easily explains the pattern we observe in interest rates.