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The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
We have been hearing from central banks that we were living in a synchronized growth territory. Well, it wasn’t the case.
The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles
Emerging economies should not bet on the Fed to bail them out, but begin to solve their serious imbalances without expecting monetary miracles.
The FedU.S. Economy
In order to confuse matters, much of the true debt incurred by the federal government each year is simply declared to not be part of the deficit.
The goal should not be to make quick daily decisions that look like market data — it should be to make correct decisions that are market data.
The FedMoney and Banking
A fall in prices is the manifestation of real wealth expansion. General price inflation, on the other hand, results from monetary pumping.
Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets
The Fed is already living dangerously with its recent hike, and further rises will all but guarantee a credit crisis.
So, today, we stand near — how near we don’t yet know — the edge of a dangerous financial precipice.
Neither the Fed nor the government can grow the economy. They can only redistribute real wealth.
Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal EconomyBusiness CyclesPrices
Here are two ways to gauge the strength of the world economy.
When the Fed began paying interest on bank reserves, it kept a lid on inflation. But now there's no easy way out.