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Money and BanksMoney and Banking
The monetary policy that governments and central banks are calling for is quite apparent: “Keep it going, whatever it takes.”
Pursuing a trade war with your largest creditor, whose also on the edge of insolvency, is a recipe for financial meltdown.
An overheating economy emerges once expenditure rises without being backed up by production, a situation that emerges when the money stock is increasing.
Government, tech, and banks all have a common interest in moving consumers and taxpayers toward the abolition of physical cash.
Recessions grow out of government and central-bank interventions that direct resources away from true wealth generating activities — and toward bubble activities.
Money and BanksU.S. Economy
Everything is dandy if borrowers make their payments on their increasingly unaffordable homes. But will unemployment remain low forever?
Conflating "inflation" with a general rise in prices prevents understanding the true problem with inflation.
Even with falling interest rates and high liquidity, there have been spectacular bankruptcies, so imagine what can happen when rates rise.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMoney and Banks
Special powers to inflate the money supply — granted by the state — make banking unlike other private industries.
The new Fed Chief Powell was optimistic at Congressional hearings this week. But he may have inherited a quickly-expiring boom.