There’s a sense that the bureaucrats who command the federal leviathan work for themselves, not for the country at large. That wasn’t true of Paul Volcker.
Jerome Powell, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, issued an ominous warning to lawmakers Wednesday that the federal budget is on ‘an unsustainable path.’
A quick glance at the yield curve, which has predicted every recession for the past 50 years, shows the possibility of another recession in the near future.
The popular narrative goes that because President Trump launched a trade war against China, China has retaliated by tariffing agriculture products from red states that voted for Trump. False.
Shortly after President Trump nominated Stephen Moore to the Fed, the courts released the full details of his divorce, even against the wishes of both Moore and his ex-wife.
Discouraging Americans is deeply misguided at a time the dollar bears no fixed relation to gold and other nations, most notably China, are encouraging their citizens to accumulate gold.
No, it’s not ridiculous for President Trump to consider nominating Herman Cain to the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. Cain has relevant experience and good ideas.
If inflation reaches ‘80s levels and the Fed responds by increasing interest rates to ‘80s levels, the United States will undergo a jarring debt crisis.
Trump doesn’t understand that his recent comments do a disservice to retirees and anyone else with savings––like the ones who voted for him.
Marvin Goodfriend’s monetary views should be terrifying to anyone who values individual liberty and limited government.
The president cannot easily influence the stock market over time, or the economy. Nor should he be able to.
Senate conservatives need to be tough on Jerome Powell. Bad policy choices at the Federal Reserve that he supports have been toxic for the blue-collar American worker.
The notion that the Federal Reserve can enhance the growth of the economy is unsupported by any empirical evidence.
President Trump must manage several crises if he is to make America great again. One of the most important: taming so-called independent regulatory agencies.
‘Who Needs the Fed?’ author John Tamny explains where Milton Friedman, Austrian economists, and supply siders go wrong.
Donald Trump is right that our debt problems could sink us. He’s wrong to then advocate more government spending.
Many GOP voters think they’re getting something new in Donald Trump. Actually, they are opting for Bushonomics and Obamanomics on steroids.
Andrew Jackson really wouldn’t have wanted to be on our funny money central bank notes, anyway. And for good reason.
Even as the president celebrates a U.S. auto sales record, there are signs that the car bubble his policies helped inflate is already beginning to burst.
Blame slow economic growth, abysmal wage growth, low inflation, inequality, and the next economic crisis on the Federal Reserve.
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