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Inflation: It’s a Wealth Redistribution Scheme

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2016

When new money is made, it helps those who get the new money first (usually the wealthy) — at the expense of those who get it later (the poor).

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Admitting a Weak Economy, the Fed Keeps Rates Low

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog08/02/2016

The Fed likes to constantly tell us how well the economy is improving while refusing to increase the target rate. That tells us all we need to know.

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Don’t Reform the Fed: Exit the Fed

The Fed

Blog07/18/2016

The Fed must be audited as part of a larger effort to leave the Fed behind entirely.

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Helicopter Money: The Biggest Fed Power Grab Yet

The Fed

Blog07/14/2016

Helicopter money is not some kind of new wrinkle in monetary policy. It is an old-as-the-hills way to monetize the public debt.

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Elizabeth Warren Turns a Blind Eye to the Central Bank

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog07/04/2016

Elizabeth Warren thinks she can prevent future foreclosure crises by regulating private banks. She should take a hard look at central banks instead.

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Thornton Corrects Fed in the Wall Street Journal

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banking

The Fed cannot see the natural rate of interest, but it is right before its eyes.

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Let’s Ditch the Fed for the Right Reasons

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2016

John Tamny is right that we don't need the Fed. Unfortunately, his new book on the Fed goes off course while explaining why.

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If the UK Economy Tanks, Don’t Blame Brexit

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/29/2016

The Bank of England has been less reckless than the ECB. But both the UK and the eurozone economies are fragile thanks to loose monetary policy.

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The Problem Isn’t Fed Policy — It’s the Fed

The Fed

Blog06/27/2016

No human can withstand the political pressure to inflate reserves. As long as central banks have discretion, they will inflate the money supply.

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The Fed and Bernanke Are Wrong About the Natural Interest Rate

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/26/2016

If the Fed would quit meddling with interest rates, the natural interest rate would be revealed.

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