Tag Archives: QE

Inflation & the Federal Reserve

The chatter-media class has hit its note in unison, unemployment is down and inflation is rising.  Even though the recession ended in June ’09, the U.S. economy has been in negative territory since late 2008. How best to explain this? … Continue reading

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Why There’s NO Inflation

Ok, let’s set the record straight:  you need two things for inflation.  You need to print money and you need monetary velocity (people spending). Question:  why is there no inflation? The answer just isn’t a lack of velocity.  The real … Continue reading

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Of Feral Hogs & Wild Turkey: The Federal Reserve and the Search for Yield

Everyone invested in the Wall Street is worried that the Federal Reserve will finally take away the punch bowl.  Buzz Ben made such statements recently to the effect of scaring the market.   Can this be made sense of? First … Continue reading

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Dr. Ronald I. McKinnon: The Arab Spring & Loose Money at Federal Reserve

Don’t expect a synoptic approach from arcane specialists. Arnold Toynbee’s massive 12 volumes on the “Study of History” spells out the social and psychological relation between pusillanimity and the pathetic drive to fine a niche from which to survive.  This … Continue reading

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The FED, Buzz Ben and QE ‘To Infinity and Beyond’: The Update

For those who adamantly follow the inner machinations of the Federal Reserve, you know that a few distinct brave members have not given Buzz Ben an imprimatur to continue printing money (quantitative easing QE), we’re beginning to witness the vocal … Continue reading

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