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Money and Banks
What is money? Thorsten Polleit explains in a brilliant lecture delivered in Prague.
Powell isn't a villain for pulling his foot off the money-creation accelerator a little. No, Powell's villainy stems from his role in helping create the boom in the first place.
Money and BanksU.S. Economy
The state of the economy is not good. Powell knows it. Yellen knows it. Most people in the real world know it.
Powell said that moving forward "we think it's time to just go to a meeting by meeting basis." Translation: "Things might go even more off the rails at any time, so let’s just play it by ear."
It's going to take more than a 0 percent policy interest rate and a newly invented name for QE to really address years of monetary inflation.
June was the fifteenth month in a row during which price inflation outpaced earnings growth. June's gap is also among the biggest we've seen in decades.
Did you feel happy when the government gave you a check paid with printed money? Watch now as your daily groceries, gas and power become unaffordable.
The United States economy may have delivered no growth in the first half of 2022 after the decline in the first quarter, narrowly avoiding a technical recession.
After more than a decade of monetary stimulus fueling elevated asset valuations and incentivizing an enormous leveraged bet on risk, a soft landing is impossible.
Instead of “respecting the Fed’s independence,” President Biden should work with Congress to audit, then end the Fed.