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Tightening the Money Supply will Inevitably Lead to a Bust

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/02/2017
Economic busts are the inevitable removal of various activities that result from easy-money policy. Busts are unavoidable without endless "stimulus."

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Reality vs. The "Recovery" Narrative

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/02/2017
The Fed insists the economy is gaining steam. Last week's GDP numbers, and the Fed's inaction on interest rates suggest otherwise.

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The Fed Does Nothing

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/01/2017
At February's meeting, the Fed elected to keep kicking the can down the road.

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2016's Homeownership Rate Was the Lowest since 1965

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/01/2017
Federal policies act to keep home prices high on the one hand, while subsidizing home sales with the other. Meanwhile, homeownership is plummeting.

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Will this Finally Be the Year the Fed Cuts its Balance Sheet?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/31/2017
Now that the Fed has slightly upped its Fed Funds rate target twice, there is talk of a much more ominous issue: shrinking the balance sheet.

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Week in Review: January 28 2017

The FedFree MarketsPolitical Theory

Blog01/27/2017
As expected, the first week of the Trump administration has brought a mix of good and bad.

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Asset-Price Inflation Heating Up with Nothing to Show For It

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog01/27/2017
Obama is the first president since Hoover to not have a single year of over 3% GDP growth.

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Beware, Dissenter to the Monetary Regime

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog01/26/2017
Tim Duy takes to Bloomberg to warn the world about the possibility of “hard-money” advocates getting into the Fed.

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Steve Mnuchin Defends the Myth of Fed Independence

The Fed

Blog01/25/2017
The idea that the Federal Reserve is "independent" is at best naive, and at worse purposefully misleading.

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Janet Yellen’s Bland 2017 Forecast

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog01/24/2017
Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s recent speech at Stanford University certainly was much like Ms. Yellen herself: predictable and safe.

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