Tag Archives: Fed
Last Friday’s report was released, and as I predicted, a lot of blame for the sluggish figures fell on the weather. Despite a strong February on the markets, indices soaring to new highs, economic fundamentals are not responding to the … Continue reading
A lot in economics depends on forecasting and number-crunching. When a certain positive interpretation of macro figures such as GDP forecasts, unemployment numbers, or interest rate future variations, becomes the only existing media narrative out there, one might conclude that … Continue reading
Great video by Peter Schiff, on the recent stock market rallies and the disconnection with real economics.
One of the world’s biggest financial institutions, JPMorgan Chase, has allegedly agreed to pay a fine that settles its civil cases facing its actions prior and during the financial crisis of 2009. The fine is reported to reach $13 billion, … Continue reading
In my last post I expressed my humble personal belief that monetary policy implemented throughout the Western world is inefficient and is being increasingly perceived as not sustainable by households and investors. In a summary of her questions to Adair … Continue reading
I believe the answer to the current recession in Europe and the States is not a macro policy one. It lies in deep micro economic understanding of our personal and economic behavior. The economic debate globally, as I mentioned in … Continue reading
How the Fed Rules and Inflates – Murray N. Rothbard – Mises Daily. Murray N. Rothbard writes this wonderful piece to discuss the Fed’s, and consequently a large majority of central banks today, monopoly of monetary creation. Apart from the … Continue reading