Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Integrity called. It wants its gold back.

Memo To: Rep. Ron Paul [R TX] From: Jude Wanniski Re: Greenspan and Gold
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

   Yahoo Finance writer Aaron Task told to carry water for the Fed, but instead writes an obfuscating apologia for inflationist institution.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Central bank policy is obscuring market values, Warsh tells Stanford audience.

By: Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer, GATA
Thursday, January 26th, 2012

The cost to America's economy, by destroying savings and price signals, is too great; the power of the Fed must be rolled back, then eliminated.

Friday, January 20th, 2012

If the State is so resourceful, why does it need to borrow and tax so much?

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Remember, you still need to pull the parachute ripcord even if your altimeter is broken.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

2011 was remarkable in many ways for the precious metals markets. Gold soared to new highs in early September, hitting at an intraday record of $1,920/ounce on the fifth. Silver screamed to within a hair of $50 on April 28. Corrections ensued, and the metals ended the year on a disappointing note for silver and an underwhelming note for gold. Equities for the sector were down, to way down for junior ventures, logging their worst annual return since 2008.

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
A few days ago, Paul Krugman defended the position that "Friedrich Hayek is not an important figure in the history of macroeconomics." This triggered quite a few reactions (
Monday, December 19th, 2011
It’s amazing how so many people don’t get gold. It’s only been 40 years since the dollar was completely severed from it’s once proud golden heritage, yet most finance and econ people are wont to consider gold just another commodity—and a not very “useful” one at that.
Monday, December 12th, 2011
The financial crisis in 2008, the uncertainty about the future of the Euro and the doubts on the efficiency of monetary policy has brought some renewed interest in the gold standard as an alternative monetary system; or, at least, as a benchmark to evaluate if central banks did actually performed be
Monday, December 5th, 2011

Libertarians, some Occupy supporters are among those calling for an end to the Federal Reserve

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
I’m trying to wrap my brain around the recent wave of ‘respectable’ economists coming out in favor of higher inflation.
Monday, November 14th, 2011
By all accounts in the news, the FOMC basically threw up its hands at its meeting this week, deciding it can't do anything constructive to improve economic conditions.
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
Although very few in the mainstream media are paying much attention, there’s growing chatter in sound-money circles about the ongoing phenomenon of negative real interest rates.
Friday, October 28th, 2011
Having been doing research for a paper on credit expansion and inflation in the U.S. in the 1790’s, I’ve been looking at mortgage documents from that era. Almost all of them feature what we might call a “sound money clause” i.e. they are explicitly payable in “gold or silver coin.”
Friday, October 21st, 2011
The chorus of voices calling for higher inflation is growing. Joining “respectable” mainstream economists like Harvard's Greg Mankiw and Ken Rogoff is Rex Nutting at Marketwatch.