Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

Sound Money for Ukraine

Another brilliant piece by Judy Shelton: “As Ukrainians mourn their dead and vow to prosecute their recently deposed leader, the valor of those who died must now inspire others to build a new Ukraine worthy of their struggle and sacrifice. Democracy and a better future must be secured in pragmatic...
February 26th, 2014 | Commentary, Scholars' Corner | Read More

Bernanke Talks, Markets Wobble. There Must Be a Better Way

Bernanke Talks, Markets Wobble. There Must Be a Better Way
Rep. Kevin Brady’s Centennial Monetary Commission initiative might point toward a useful policy overhaul. By JUDY SHELTON Since Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress’s Joint Economic Committee Wednesday morning, commenting on the economic outlook and responding...
May 28th, 2013 | Commentary, Featured | Read More

China: Money Matters

China: Money Matters
By Steve H. Hanke Contrary to what the doomsters have been telling us, China’s economy is not on the verge of collapse. As the Wall Street Journal’s man in Beijing (and my former student), Aaron Back, reported: “China’s economic growth accelerated in the fourth quarter of 2012.”...
January 22nd, 2013 | Blogs, Resources | Read More

Job Creation via Jobless Benefits and Fed Money Printing : Signs of a Modern Day Depression

Job Creation via Jobless Benefits and Fed Money Printing : Signs of a Modern Day Depression
by Tim Iacono When reading Wall Street Journal stories such as CBO: Unemployment Extension Would Add 300,000 Jobs, it’s easy to come away with the impression that the economic world we live in is radically different than it was just a few years ago. And, now almost three-and-a-half years after the...
November 30th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

The Federal Reserve Dissenters

The Federal Reserve Dissenters
Richard Fisher and his allies at the Fed are a fine talent pool from which a new sound-money chairman might be drawn. By ROBERT L. POLLOCK The Federal Reserve’s near-zero interest rate policy has come in for a lot of criticism of late. Savers young and old are angry about paltry returns. Free-market...
September 20th, 2012 | Future of Money, Money Timeline, Popular Articles, Resources | Read More