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Why Big Government, Big Banks, and Big Tech All Hate Cash

By Brendan Brown Mises Institute April 11, 2018   Why Big Government, Big Banks, and Big Tech All Hate Cash   Big government, big banks, and big tech are now all on the same side in the war against cash. Government — we all know about already. Big banks — they do not want to see the users […]

Why Big Government, Big Banks, and Big Tech All Hate Cash

Central Banks at Risk of Default?

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics October 4, 2017   Central Banks at Risk of Default?     Central banks do not play games with the markets but it sure feels like we are being played by someone! Earlier this year the Bank of Japan, Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank all had similar balance sheets at around […]

Central Banks at Risk of Default?

Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?

Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute June 19, 2017   Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?     Last week, the Federal Reserve announced an increase in the Federal Funds rate to 1.25 percent. The last time the target rate reached so high was in September of 2008, when the rate was 2.0 percent. […]


Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute March 24, 2017   Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?   In an essay on Edmund Burke’s view of the nature of government, Murray Rothbard quoted him as saying: In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! The […]

Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?

Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates

By Thorsten Polleit Mises.org September 12, 2016   Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates   The US Federal Reserve (Fed) is considering raising rates. Is the “normalization” of interest rates about to happen which savers and investors have been yearning for? Most likely not. Policymakers are merely realizing that the policy of zero rates […]

Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates

Raising Rates Reflect Bigger Debt Not Faster Growth

Central Banks Are Choking Productivity

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital August 14, 2016   If the Economy were a car, productivity would be the engine. Heated seats, on-demand 4-wheel drive and light-sensitive tinted windshields, are all very nice. But they mean little if the engine doesn’t turn and the car just sits in the driveway. The latest productivity data […]


Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded

Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 14, 2016   Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded     This is a direct reflection of the Internet revolution. People have always questioned the established order of a particular time. They had hunches that something was amiss. That the whole […]