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Beware the Predictions of "Experts" Like Janet Yellen

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Blog07/03/2017
Alarm bells go off when an economist, central banker or government official declares there’s no danger of economic turmoil in the near future.

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Week in Review: July 1, 2017

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Blog06/30/2017
Janet Yellen and her colleagues continue to ignore the consequences of their own actions,

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Jim Grant Explains the Gold Standard

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Blog06/27/2017
Jim Grant: Our current monetary system "is the financial counterpart to the philosophy of statism."

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The Money-Velocity Myth

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Blog06/26/2017
Velocity has nothing to do with the purchasing power of money.

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Yes, the Fed Really Is Holding Down Interest Rates

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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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Four Reasons Central Banks are Wrong to Fight Deflation

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Blog06/22/2017
The harmful character of deflation is a sacred dogma of monetary policy. However, evidence substantiating these claims is either weak or nonexistent.

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Does the Fed Follow Its Own Rules?

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The central bank is unlikely to follow rules like the Taylor Rule because they are fundamentally political organizations with their own agendas.

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Money Supply Growth Fell to a 104-Month Low in May

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Blog06/20/2017
Money supply growth has fallen to some of the lowest levels seen since 2008.

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Central Banks Are Driving Many to Cryptocurrencies

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Blog06/16/2017
The experimental and destructive monetary policies of central banks are driving many to flee to cryptocurrencies in hopes of finding some stability.

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The Next Fed Chair Will Not Set Long-Term Rates Free

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Blog06/16/2017
No known candidate for the Fed chair is likely to do anything to truly normalize Fed policy.

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