History can be a cruel mistress – at least when one is able to find it via Google’s increasingly “forgetful” search engine. Who was it that made the following remark, on November 21, 2002 ? “Like gold, U.S. dollars have […]
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Yellen, Bernanke & Greenspan – The Overlords Of Finance by Danielle DiMartino Booth, Fed Up: An Insider’s Take on the Willful Ignorance and Elitism At the Federal Reserve It was the best of times. And it still is. Intrepid investors who […]
Today’s Federal Reserve Makes Volcker Look Timid by John Mauldin Let’s look at the Fed’s (and other central banks’) magnitude of monetary manipulation in recent years and the very constrained maneuvering room they now have as a consequence. Of course, […]
Alexander Hamilton, A Second-Hand Dealer In Retrograde Mercantilist Ideas The controversy over whether Alexander Hamilton’s image should be replaced on the $10 bill, outraged commentators made many extravagant claims on behalf of Hamilton’s wisdom in matters of money and banking […]
By its actions, the Federal Reserve has selected a precious few winners and many, many losers. Sadly, you are highly likely to be one of the losers. Sorry! I’m one, too, if that helps soften the blow. But we have […]
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