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Nomi Prins: The Left/Progressive Case Against the Fed

Nomi Prins: Left/Progressive Case Against Fed

Nomi Prins: Left/Progressive Case Against Fed Our guest this weekend is Nomi Prins, a prolific writer and speaker on the subjects of central banking, financial markets, and Wall Street cronyism. She is a former managing director at Goldman Sachs and...

The Fed Thinks It Can Use the “Natural” Interest Rate to Fine-Tune the Economy

The Fed Thinks It Can Use the “Natural” Interest Rate to Fine-Tune the Economy

It is widely accepted that by means of suitable monetary policies the US central bank can navigate the economy towards a growth path of economic stability and prosperity. The key ingredient in achieving this is price stability. Some experts are...

Will Eliminating Cash Save the Economy?

Will Eliminating Cash Save the Economy?

Given the still-subdued economic growth many experts are of the view that the presence of cash has constrained central banks from setting negative rates to stimulate the subdued economic activity. In a future economic or financial crisis, current low rates...

Are You Paying Attention to the Bond Market?

The Stinky Japanese Bond

Central banks have been engaging in nontraditional, radical, and unprecedented policies in recent years. Policies such as zero interest rates, quantitative easing, a war on cash, and even negative interest rates on bank deposits are now the norm. There has...

Why Governments Want a Central Bank-Issued Digital Currency

Why Governments Want a Central Bank-Issued Digital Currency

On January 20, 2016, People’s Bank of China (PBoC) released an announcement on its website about its digital currency conference. At the conference, the PBoC urged its digital currency team to speed up effort and release its own digital currency quickly. Similarly, Bank...

The Global Economy Is in Unchartered Waters

The Global Economy Is in Unchartered Waters

THE AUSTRIAN: What is the “Great Monetary Experiment” you refer to in your book? Brendan Brown: The Federal Reserve has sought by using non-conventional monetary tools to produce a stronger than normal economic expansion following the Great Recession. The resort to such...

The Blessing of Cash

The Blessing of Cash

by Joseph T. Salerno Starting today, the Royal Bank of Scotland will become the first bank in the U.K. to impose a negative interest rate on depositors. The negative rate will apply only to corporate customers, including mutual fund managers and pension funds,...

The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking in America | Thomas J. DiLorenzo

The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking in America | Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Silver has been money longer than gold. Gold is money and everything else is credit. As our economies continue to falter and the lies become ever more apparent gold and silver will be one of the few assets that will...