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27 Feb
Federal Reserve Eagle

The Precarious Fed

Do You Really Think This Can End Well? We do occasionally run into someone who doesn’t understand our beef with the Federal Reserve. You would think having destroyed 96 percent of the dollar’s purchasing power since it  went into business in 1913 would be reason enough to be dissatisfied with the Fed.  Not to mention […]

22 Feb
rising interest rates

The Fed and Rates

Fed Chairman Powell Reconsiders Interest Rates “In trying to explain the complexities of interest rates, inflation, money and banking, exchange rates and business cycles to my students, I leave them with this comforting thought: Don’t blame me for all this, blame the government. Without the interference of government, the entire topic would be duck soup.” […]

11 Jan
Fed Building

The Fed: Mighty, but Flighty!

Audit the Fed Washington is a land of hypocrites.  You probably don’t need any convincing but let me give you one example because it is relevant today. In 2010, Congressman Ron Paul’s bill to audit the Federal Reserve had 320 sponsors in the House of Representatives.  No surprise that it had so many sponsors.  Their constituents were […]

05 Jan
Its not Alive

Making Sense of the Markets

The Wild Ride in the Stock Market Continues…  “Get the defibrillator!  Grab the paddles!” The flatlining stock market was jolted into an appearance of life at the end of the week by two electro-cardio interventions: The first jolt was the release of the employment numbers.  The Drudge Report shouted the news with this headline:  “JOBS UP BIG!  +312,000.  RECORD NUMBER […]