Tag: dollar
New Investor Survey Provides Additional Evidence of Regime Uncertainty

Writing for CNBC’s “Behind the Money,” John Melloy describes the findings of a recent survey of investors: Institutional investors fear a government policy mistake far more than inflation, terrorism, a housing double dip, a weak dollar, poor earnings or any other potential risk to the economy, according to a survey of 100 mutual fund,...
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Saturday Night Live Lampoons Obama

Saturday Night Live lampoons Barack Obama and his reckless and gargantuan, federal government spending and debt mongering in their recent skit of a joint press conference with Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao, “China Wants Its Money Back”:

The Reckless Federal Reserve, Bernard Madoff and Elihu Root: Lessons for Today

The Federal Reserve has now moved to escalate even further its inflationary jihad in a vain and highly dangerous attempt to “stimulate” the economy. As reported in the New York Times: The Federal Reserve entered a new era on Tuesday, lowering its benchmark interest rate virtually to zero and declaring that it would now...
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Higgs: Why Did the Great Depression Last So Long?

Robert Higgs helps us all understand in this great interview by Scott Horton at Antiwar Radio. They discuss the relationship between the inflation of World War One, the roaring ‘20’s and the Great Depression, Fed chief Ben Strong’s deal with the Bank of England’s Montague Norman to inflate in the 1920s in order to...
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