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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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Sen. Toomey Pushes Yellen on Fed Distortions

The Fed

Blog06/24/2016

Sen. Toomey should read Mises or Rothbard, and check other resources on mises.org, and he'd be able to grill Yellen with greater intensity next time.

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Yellen's Senate Hearing: Fed's Forecasting Has Lost All Credibility

The FedMoney and Banks

Blog06/21/2016

The Fed's terrible record of forecasting has destroyed its credibility to the point that its word no longer means anything.

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The Fed Pours Water on the Job-Growth Hype

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog06/16/2016

The Fed admits the jobs data is worsening, and sees no way to raise rates without torpedoing the tepid recovery.

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