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Is Marvin Goodfriend the Worst Fed Nominee of All Time?

The Fed

Blog12/01/2017
Goodfriend’s views on negative interest rates, and his desire to eliminate the ability of Americans to protect themselves from them, make him dangerous.

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The Fed's Bubblenomics

The Fed

Blog11/15/2017
The Federal Reserve cannot achieve its goals. If it could, the US economy would not have had financial bubbles in the 1990s and early 2000s.

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Obama Administration's Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

Big GovernmentThe FedMoney and Banks

Blog11/02/2017
Few presidencies have ever done more to widen the gap between rich and poor than Barack Obama.

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The Swamp Wins: Trump Nominates Powell to Replace Yellen

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog11/01/2017
In the end Donald Trump gets what he wanted, a “low interest rate person” who also happens to be a “Republican.”

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Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

The Fed

Blog10/24/2017
President Trump’s embrace of status quo monetary policy could prove fatal to both his presidency and the American economy.

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Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/18/2017
If Krugman had his way, government agencies would have unlimited powers to control the economy, since government agents know better than everyone else.

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These Feminist Economists Are Right about GDP

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog10/13/2017
GDP ignores household production such as childcare and housework. And that's just one of many problems.

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The Week in Review: September 9, 2017

The FedLabor and WagesTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog09/07/2017
It is during times of crisis like this, when government feels the greatest need to control, that sound economics is most needed.

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Week in Review: July 15, 2017

EducationThe FedMedia and CultureSocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog07/14/2017
Janet Yellen headed to Congress this week to insist that everything is fine — and the Fed doesn't need any oversight.

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Yes, the Fed Really Is Holding Down Interest Rates

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/26/2017
The empirical evidence is clear: the Fed is pursuing an expansionist monetary policy — and the economic benefits have been disappointing at best.

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