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Ding dong, the witch is dead.

No, not that witch.  Janet Yellen has resigned as Chairman Chairwoman Chairperson of the Federal Reserve System.

Steve Forbes said it best: she was a chair-warmer.  127 more words


Next-Generation Crazy: The Fed Plans For The Coming Recession

By John Rubino – Re-Blogged From Dollar Collapse

nsanity, like criminality, usually starts small and expands with time. In the Fed’s case, the process began in the 1990s with a series of (in retrospect) relatively minor problems running from Mexico’s currency crisis thorough Russia’s bond default, the Asian Contagion financial crisis, the Long Term Capital Management collapse and finally the Y2K computer bug. 1,274 more words

GDP & Employment

Will Macro-Economists Ever Learn?

By Alasdair Macleod – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

As we lurch through successive credit crises, central bankers and economists believe they learn valuable lessons every time, and that the ultimate prize, the suppression of business cycles through monetary policy, will be achieved. 1,962 more words

GDP & Employment

Deepening Crisis In Hyper-inflationary Venezuela And Zimbabwe

By Mark O’Byrne – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

– Deepening Crisis In Hyper-inflationary Venezuela and Zimbabwe
– Real inflation in Zimbabwe is 313 percent annually and 112 percent on a monthly basis… 1,377 more words

Monetary Policy

Warning Signs of a Market Top

By Rob Williams – Re-Blogged From Newsmax

Stocks this year have surged to record highs on speculation that President Trump’s push for tax reform will help to boost the economy and give corporations a chance to reward shareholders with dividends and buybacks. 801 more words

GDP & Employment

Fed Hints During Next Recession It Will Roll Out Income Targeting, NIRP

Attribution: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-16/fed-hints-during-next-recession-it-will-roll-out-income-targeting-nirp

In a moment of rare insight, two weeks ago in response to a question “Why is establishment media romanticizing communism? Authoritarianism, poverty, starvation, secret police, murder, mass incarceration? 1,094 more words


Inflation Poised to Roar as Producer Prices Rise More Than Expected

By Thomson Reuters – Re-Blogged From Newsmax

U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in October, driven by a surge in the cost of services, and there were also signs of steady increases in underlying wholesale inflation. 391 more words

GDP & Employment