Media and Culture
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
In the blurry world of conflicting economic indicators and forecasts and policy surprises, activist policymakers at the Fed do not know exactly what the “right” monetary policy is today. Neither do their activist critics.
In July, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 2.19 percent. That was up slightly from June's rate of 1.98 percent, but was well down from July 2018's rate of 4.07 percent.
In June, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 1.98 percent. That was down slightly from May's rate of 2.10 percent, and was well down from June 2018's rate of 4.30 percent.
Like his mentor Murray Rothbard, Justin Raimondo was an enemy of the state; and like Rothbard, he was magnificent in his scornful laugh directed at the Leviathan state.
Global EconomyBusiness Cycles
Creative design of statistics cannot solve the persistent crisis. The core of the problem lies in a misguided economic policy that zombifies the Japanese economy and thus undermines prosperity.