James Rickards joins Jeff to discuss The Road to Ruin, his latest book outlining what financial elites have planned for the next financial crisis. Rickards highlights a number of policy tools governments and central bankers have created for themselves, and points to their handling of recent crises in Cypress and Greece bail-in approach as patterns […]
ven well-read fans of Austrian economics often have a hard time understanding and conceptualizing what the Fed really does. So we asked our good friend Dr. Jeffrey Herbener to join us and make sense of it all. We cover the basic blocking and tackling of central bank mechanics: how commercial bank reserves are created, the […]
Dr. Salerno’s portion of the talk begins at 6:20. The lecture is followed at the one-hour mark by a panel discussion covering business cycles, the Fed, interest rates, and financial crises with Alex Olbrecht and Murray Sabrin.
By Ron Paul During the 2008 economic crisis, Iceland’s government froze offshore accounts held by foreign investors in that country’s currency, the krona. Recently, the government of Iceland announced it would unfreeze the accounts if the account holders paid a voluntary “departure tax,” which could be as high as 58 percent. Investors who choose not […]
What have the central bankers and the governments they serve done to our money? Legendary forecaster and publisher of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, Jim Grant, joins us to discuss the bankers’ war on the rest of us.
Jeff Deist comments on the state of economics and what the Mises Institute is doing about it. Trasnscript below. A journalist from The Chronicle of Higher Education contacted me recently asking about free-market think tanks affiliated with universities. Can the Mises Institute or other organizations produce the scientific foundation for what he sees as an […]
This week, Jeff joins our friend John O’Donnell at Power Trading Radio to dive deeper into the the broken state of modern economics. Along with touching on what is really being taught in American Econ programs today, Jeff and John discuss the college federal loan scam, and the unique role the Mises Institute plays in […]
Godfrey Bloom is on fire.
On the heels of the Fed’s annual meeting in Jackson Hole, “extraordinary” monetary policy may be the new normal. Janet Yellen refuses to raise rates for now, and Former Chair Ben Bernanke openly questions whether the Fed’s Treasury-laden balance sheet—swollen after successive rounds of QE—will ever be unwound. Real growth is flat, real incomes are […]