Category Archives: Inflation

The Fed’s Harrowing Search for Ample Reserves

Inserted between the push and pull of consumer price inflation and interest rates is the direct market intervention of central planners. Decisions made one day can have lasting penalties upon the next. Yesterday’s monetary policy blunders by the Federal Reserve bring forth adverse conditions today. Continue reading

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What You Must Know About Interest Rates

The buzz has faded away. The intoxicating effects of the mass money printing and debt binge during the coronavirus years has come and gone. But the hangover remains. And while the money printing has subsided – for now – the debt binge has continued. Continue reading

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Why the FOMC Wants to Cut Rates

Capital follows a wide-ranging lifecycle. First it is imagined. Then it is produced. Later it is consumed. Ultimately, it is destroyed. How exactly this all takes place involves varying and infinite undulations over decades and centuries. Continue reading

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Have You Bought The BRRR?

Inflation, remember, starts with the inflation of the money supply. Where it runs – and when – isn’t always clear. Several years ago, aided by the coronavirus fiasco, it ran into consumer prices and residential real estate. Continue reading

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