For 100 years the Federal Reserve has harmed all Americans
The Fed is right to begin tapering, but the economy is worse than the statistics show
But the Fed still has no rules.
‘I do think the Fed’s policies have exacerbated income inequality’
‘As soon as a few politicians gets offed and they realize they’ve lost the war on privacy, the killings can stop’
Inflationists hope Yellen will break the buck
‘Everybody has always known this can’t go on forever’
Former Harvard prez, Clinton treasury secretary realizes he has no friends
Fed chairman steps back from June statements about tightening monetary policy
‘Adoption of the capital rules today is a milestone in our post-crisis efforts to make the financial system safer’
“Go slow,” say the tumbling markets.
Fed will continue pumping $85 billion per month into economy until unemployment falls or inflation rises
In minutes from the committee’s most recent meeting in March, several members indicate concern over the current state and stability of the financial system.
Despite a substandard jobs report from last Friday, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard thinks it might be time to scale back the central bank’s asset purchasing program known as quantitative easing.
Nominal GDP backs up the Fed chair and his market-monetarist supporters.
Market monetarists say yes.
Estimates: 135-143 million jobs in entire United States
‘I know that people who rely on investments that pay a fixed interest rate … are receiving very low returns’