Just beyond — and in the midst of — the public health and financial liquidity crises is the expansive and potentially devastating solvency crisis.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s coronavirus bill is not enough. It is not nearly enough. And if there is any hope of keeping the U.S. economy from free fall, its deficiencies must be addressed this week.
The nation’s central bank stated in an emergency that it was ‘prepared to use its full range of tools’ to keep the economy afloat.
Sen. Bernie Sanders’s rise, his supporters, and the national mood he is running in mirror the president’s circumstances four years ago, and the primary is an early tell.
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.
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