Posts Tagged ‘Financial Crisis’

Money in Bad Faith

Money in Bad Faith
The depredations of the Fed. by Judy Shelton The Federal Reserve is not your friend. Whether you reside on Wall Street or Main Street, whether you are a borrower or a saver, whether you lean toward the Tea Party or the Occupy Wall Street movement​—​or whether you simply believe in free markets...
January 21st, 2013 | Commentary, Featured, Scholars' Corner | Read More

“Fraude” New Documentary Film Based on Sound Monetary Analysis

Thanks to Instituto Juan de Mariana for providing the script based on sound monetary analysis for the film Fraude (Fraud).  The documentary is in Spanish and includes the opinion of leading economists based in Spain including Jesús Huerta de Soto, Carlos Rodríguez Braun, Juan Ramón Rallo, and many...
July 6th, 2012 | Audio-Video, Resources | Read More

Missing the Point

Missing the Point
At The Economist blog Free Exchange, different opinions on the situation of Europe are discussed. More precisely, would fiscal austerity have made a difference, or was fiscal policy the right tool? Examples of economists in favor and against austerity are quoted to show the two positions, but the commentary...
May 8th, 2012 | Sound Money Blog | Read More

The US Dollar Vs. Gold

The US Dollar Vs. Gold
by Jim Willie CB - Hat Trick Letter   The so-called Global Financial Crisis is a term so widely used that it has earned its own acronym of GFC. When first seen, it seemed like girl friend club or some such, since many friends use GF loosely to refer to sweethearts. The GFC is...
April 27th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Did Bernanke Prevent Another Great Depression?

Did Bernanke Prevent Another Great Depression?
Did Al Gore invent the Internet? In a lecture given at George Washington University on March 27, 2012, the chairman of the Fed said that the US central bank’s aggressive response to the 2007–2009 financial crisis and recession helped prevent a worldwide catastrophe. Various economic indicators...
April 20th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More