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The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles
From near-zero interest rates to price controls to easy home loans, it is clear that government is now more in need of sound economics than ever.
The FedMoney and Banks
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided yet again today to hold off on raising the target federal funds rate.
The FedU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
A Wall Street crisis would become a Main Street crisis without quantitative easing, or so the story began in Nov. 2008. Have you seen a recovery?
Big GovernmentThe FedGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy
There is just no relief from the constant drum beat for more and more government intervention in the economy.
The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
The Fed is busy coming up with new ways to "stimulate" and manipulate the economy.
Money supply growth reached a three-year high in July.
The FedMoney and BanksGold StandardPrices
The Federal Reserve and in particular fiat money ruins the incentive to save for a better future.
The FedMoney and Banking
The Fed has realized it is in need of damage control when it comes to its reputation among much of the American public.
When new money is made, it helps those who get the new money first (usually the wealthy) — at the expense of those who get it later (the poor).
The FedU.S. Economy
The Fed likes to constantly tell us how well the economy is improving while refusing to increase the target rate. That tells us all we need to know.