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Fed Credibility Dwindles, Pension Funding Crisis Looms

By Clint Siegner From http://www.MoneyMetals.com

Fed officials jawbone the markets and spread disinformation. They figure it’s part of their job as central planners. It’s not enough to pull the levers and twist the knobs on interest rates, the money supply, and asset prices. 801 more words

GDP & Employment

"We're In Trouble": Alan Greenspan Delivers Stark Warning

We’re in trouble basically because productivity is dead in the water…Real capital investment is way below average. Why? Because business people are very uncertain about the future.” 357 more words

Economic Report

OWNER OF RANCH WHERE SCALIA DIED WAS HONORED WITH SAME AWARD GIVEN TO DAVID ROCKEFELLER, PAUL VOLCKER AND ALAN GREENSPAN

SOURCE: ROBERT WENZEL

Okay conspiracy theorists, work these emerging facts into your theories.

John Poindexter, who owns the Cibolo Creek Ranch where Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was staying at the time of his death, is not some small time ranch owner or just an ordinary wealthy industrialist.The Houston Business Journal… 348 more words

Leaks And Exposures

Clueless Fed?!

By Axel Merk – Re-Blogged From http://www.merkinvestments.com

“The Fed doesn’t have a clue!” – I allege that not only because the Fed appears to admit as much (more on that in a bit), but also because my own analysis leads to no other conclusion. 2,016 more words

GDP & Employment

What I’m reading – Bernanke’s Courage to Act

One of my favourite passages in Ben Bernanke’s memoir of the financial crisis and its aftermath, The Courage to Act, describes how, on the way to the Federal Reserve building to deal with the imploding Bear Stearns, Bernanke takes the time to email his assistant Rita Proctor: “Pls order a couple of muffins and oj for me. 457 more words

Macroeconomy

Greenspan 1966: Fiat Money Steals From The Rich To Give To The Poor

In Alan Greenspan’s famous (famous to us Econ nerds, that is) essay of 1966 entitled Gold And Economic Freedom, the then-young economist, writing with the subtext of condescension, resentment, and hint of conspiracy-theorizing prevalent among (Ayn) Randians, decried America’s departure from the Gold Standard. 2,376 more words

Economic Theory