Bitcoin just received a strong vote of confidence from an unlikely source, a former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency. In so doing, he put senior government officials who issue public warnings about bitcoin's alleged use by crimina
Government is always limited to how much it can tax the people directly. People will ultimately rebel against high taxes. So, as a workaround, a monopoly was granted to The Federal Reserve. If the government wants money, The Fed can just print it. Th
Stocks slipped a bit around 1115ET when Fed's Kaplan warned "I do worry about excesses and imbalances," adding that "failing to communicate Fed exit could stoke risk-taking." Kaplan went to say that The Fed "should withdraw some accommodation once th
We previously pointed out that the ongoing flood of reserves and liquidity into the financial system, as the Treasury draws down its cash balance at the Fed to fund the latest Biden stimulus sending cash in the TGA account to just $1 trillion from $1
Since the beginning of the pandemic, government debt and money printing are off the chart. This is creating inflationary pressure. Prices are on the rise. And this is by design. In fact, the Fed has been promising more inflation for years. As Peter S
• The Liberty Advisor - Tim Picciott - John Sneisen
On this episode Tim is reporting in sunny Florida, John is at the command center with our first topic up for discussion; bonds and interest rates. Tim shares his experiences traveling in more freedom oriented states, and John shares information about
Having taken away the punchbowl two weeks ago by removing the SLR exemption, The Fed has offered banks a little more groul by announcing - as has been expected - that the limits on bank dividends and buybacks will be lifted at the end of June.
Price increases for services, the biggie, are held down by the battered discretionary services such as lodging, airline fares, and tickets for sporting and entertainment events, whose sales have collapsed.
The Fed Listens
"The independence of monetary policy is bestowed by elected officials," said Indiana, the market's top archeologist. "The inflection point we are seeing today is the inverse of Volcker's 1979, with the punitive nature of infl
There has been spreading chatter that during Jerome Powell's upcoming appearance at a Wall Street Journal virtual event on Thursday at noon, the Fed Chair may unveil changes to Fed bond buying and potentially...
We live in unprecedented times of governmental, bureaucratic and authoritarian overreach. It is no surprise that The Federal Reserve, with its extreme counterfeiting of money and credit has also extended itself way beyond what anyone could have imagi