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Donald Trump thinks the Fed raised rates "too fast." In truth, rates have been at remarkably low rates for the past decade. And how would Trump know how fast is "too fast" anyway?
Five names seem to be emerging as the consistent front runners in the race to become the next head of Britain’s central bank.
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The fact that the most conservative investors are being forced to purchase bonds of nearly bankrupt companies for virtually no yield is not a success of monetary policy nor a tool for growth.
The fact that politicians, central bankers, and “too big to fail” bankers all oppose a gold standard is a tacit admission that hard money would serve as an effective constraint on their activities.
The critical question is this: Is the Libra really good — or sound — money? Unfortunately, this question cannot be answered in the affirmative.
Not only will easy-money policy not increase production, it will impoverish us by inflating away real wealth.
A major factor that can explain the apparent contradiction between weakening so-called fundamentals of today — and the stock market's continued march upward — is changes in monetary liquidity.
Government manipulation is shifting wealth from Main Street to Wall Street. But most people don't see the growing gap between the growth of financial wealth and the real economy.
Judy Shelton may be a tolerable—at least to Republicans—candidate for Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
Given that Fed policymakers are of the view that a decline in the annual growth of prices is bad for the economy they are most likely to embark on very easy monetary policy in near future.