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Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Donald Trump thinks the Fed raised rates "too fast." In truth, rates have been at remarkably low rates for the past decade. And how would Trump know how fast is "too fast" anyway?
Five names seem to be emerging as the consistent front runners in the race to become the next head of Britain’s central bank.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
The fact that the most conservative investors are being forced to purchase bonds of nearly bankrupt companies for virtually no yield is not a success of monetary policy nor a tool for growth.
The fact that politicians, central bankers, and “too big to fail” bankers all oppose a gold standard is a tacit admission that hard money would serve as an effective constraint on their activities.
The critical question is this: Is the Libra really good — or sound — money? Unfortunately, this question cannot be answered in the affirmative.
Labor and WagesMoney and BanksTaxes and Spending
An estimated 78 percent of the UK’s working population are unable to make ends meet between pay-days. Neo-Keynesian policies are to blame.
Not only will easy-money policy not increase production, it will impoverish us by inflating away real wealth.
Financial MarketsMoney and Banks
The market probably interprets correctly that the European Central Bank will become even more dovish under Lagarde. This will encourage more risk in the financial system.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
Since Libra is an extended arm of the current financial system, first-world economies could benefit at the cost of developing economies.
A major factor that can explain the apparent contradiction between weakening so-called fundamentals of today — and the stock market's continued march upward — is changes in monetary liquidity.