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When LBJ Assaulted a Fed Chairman

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2018

Naturally, Fed chairmen claim they are never influenced by politicians who threaten them. But it would by naïve to take this at face value.

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Trump’s Tweets End the Myth of Fed Independence

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2018

The Federal Reserve is not politically independent — and it never was.

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British Left Unveils Plan to "Weaponize" the Bank of England

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/30/2018

The Labour Party wants the Bank of England to actively promote certain industries over others, not realizing that the Bank has already been doing this indirectly for decades.

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Saving, not Technology, Is the Key to Economic Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/20/2018

The real impediment to economic growth has been the relentless central bank tampering with financial markets. 

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Venezuela Turns to Barter

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2018

As planned by Chavez, barter is indeed replacing currency transactions throughout the economy but with hardly the results the late socialist envisioned. 

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How the UK Can Escape Angela Merkel and the EU

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/16/2018

Turning toward sound money and freer trade with the US could help free Britain from Brussels and Berlin.

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Economists Won't Predict the Next Crash — Because They Can't

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog07/05/2018

Some investors and entrepreneurs are good at guessing future trends. Economics, however, isn't what gives them the tools to do so. 

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Trade Tariffs Won’t Crash the World Economy, Monetary Policy Will

Global EconomyMoney and BanksProtectionism and Free Trade

Many people fail to correctly distinguish between the causes and effects of price inflation and those of monetary inflation.

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