Central Banking

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Do fewer banking controls always equate with a free market?

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

The answer to 'Why?' is: because gold-linked stable money is superior to manipulated funny money. The answer to 'How?' is a bit more complicated

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
In an April speech in Berlin, Dr. Andreas Dombret, a member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank (the German central bank), offered a startlingly frank assessment of the current problems in Europe.
Monday, May 14th, 2012

Written Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, May 8, 2012

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Testimony before US House Committee on Financial Services Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee, May 8, 2012

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

It was said that the E.U.’s existence was justified in the name of preventing the return of nationalism and fascism to European politics. Well, as a result of the austerity terms imposed upon Greece by their European cousins in Brussels and Frankfurt, Greeks just put a full-blown fascist party into Parliament.

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Engaged observers who otherwise were content with that central bank apathy awake to the possibility that flexibility for the Federal Reserve comes at the price of individual flexibility. More power for Chairman Bernanke necessarily means less power for you and me.

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The GFC is falsely named, since it is more accurately described as a global monetary war with the USGovt vigorously defending its franchise in the USDollar for crude oil and trade settlement, and for bank reserves management. 

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Gold-based currency boards could transform Professor Mundell’s prediction into a reality. Currency boards have existed in more than 70 countries and a number are still in operation today.

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Everything looks monopolistic if you leave out competition.

Friday, April 6th, 2012

The Federal Reserve prints so much money that since it opened its doors in 1914, the dollar has lost more than 90 percent of its value.

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

It is getting harder and harder justify not getting rid of the Fed.

by Julie Borowski
Monday, April 2nd, 2012
by Nathan Lewis This week we will look at a funny and little-known episode in the history of the U.S. dollar and Federal Reserve, notably the wartime years of WWI and the Recession of 1920 that immediately followed.