Tag Archives: central planning

Fed Chair Powell’s Plan to Pickle the Economy

Once a cucumber becomes a pickle it can never be a cucumber again. Indeed, financial markets have been pickled over to no end. What’s more, Fed Chair Powell’s efforts to unpickle QE were met with howls from the President, Wall Street, and Larry Kudlow. Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Bamboozle American Voters

The run-up to the presidential primaries offers a funhouse reflection of American life. Presidential hopefuls, hacks, and has-beens turn to focus groups to discover what they think the American electorate wants. Then they distill it down to hollow bumper stickers. After that, they pump their fists and reflect it back with mindless repetition. Continue reading

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Why a Chernobyl-like Financial Disaster is Inescapable

In the early morning hours of April 26, 1986 – roughly 33 years ago – things went horribly wrong in the town of Pripyat, in northern Soviet Ukraine.  Reactor No. 4 at the V. I. Lenin Nuclear Power Plant, also known as the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, was overwhelmed by an uncontrolled reaction.  There was no stopping it. Continue reading

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The Categorical Insanity of Central Banking

Currency debasement. Asset price inflation. Booms, bubbles, and busts. Yes, folks, central bankers have succeeded at making full hash of the world at large. This goes for the Federal Reserve too. Continue reading

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