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Economist Rips Fed for Dodging Responsibility on Surging Inflation

Chairman continues to blame crisis on supply chain problems.

14 hours ago By Schiff Gold

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Why Bureaucrats Are Sitting on So Much Money-Losing Real Estate

The Feds are sitting on a huge pile of decaying buildings

2 days ago By Doug French | Mises.org

PVC Prices Hit Record High as Homebuilding Costs Soar

Homebuilders and homeowners cannot catch a break when it comes to the cost of materials

2 days ago By Zero Hedge

FedEx Tumbles After Missing Earnings, Guiding Lower On Soaring Labor, Transportation Costs

CFO hopeful that distortions created in the labor market by BIden admin will be transitory.

3 days ago By Zero Hedge

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Sep 18, 2021

Inflation: Restaurants Remove Crab From Menus Due To Skyrocketing Prices

This one seafood commodity highlights the hyper-inflationary crisis brewing in America.

Sep 16, 2021

The Fed Is Bailing Out the Wealthy as Everyone Else Pays the Price

Petrou's new book on monetary policy details how the Fed's turn toward QE and ultralow interest rates have done wonders for billionaires while impoverishing millions of ordinary people

Sep 16, 2021

Propane Prices Soar as Inventory Concerns Mount Ahead of Winter

Energy crisis looming as globalists sabotage supply chains, fuel prices

Sep 15, 2021

Economist Reveals What Happens When There’s Too Much Money Chasing Not Enough Stuff

"There’s always a shortage of stuff when you print too much money."

Sep 14, 2021

Economist Calls Out Generous Unemployment Benefits

"Only government economists could fail to understand this obvious relationship. There is a preference for leisure over work. People would prefer to have leisure than work."

Sep 14, 2021

Using the “Natural Interest Rate” In Setting Monetary Policy Is an Impossible Dream

Much talk about the central bank's policy centers on whether the target interest rate is above or below the "natural rate"

Sep 13, 2021

The Fed Is Helping Facilitate Trailer Park Evictions

The government makes this scheme possible with easy financing through agencies such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Sep 13, 2021

Sep 13, 2021

3M Warns Inflation Here to Stay, Sees Auto Production Tumbling More Than Expected

Profit warnings coming thick and fast from American companies

Sep 10, 2021

Biden’s Treasury Dept. Declares IRS Will Monitor Transactions of ALL U.S. Accounts Over $600

Tyrannical move would allow federal government to also snoop on all crypto and cash app transactions in violation of 4th Amendment

Sep 10, 2021

Sep 08, 2021

Sep 06, 2021

The Rise of Economic Fascism in America

Virtually all of the specific economic policies advocated by the Italian and German fascists of the 1930s have also been adopted in the United States in some form, and continue to be adopted to this day

Sep 06, 2021

Fears of Stagflation Loom as Job Growth Stalls

The Fed’s apparent plan to somehow get full employment and then deal with inflation sounds nice, but reality could easily derail the plan. Meanwhile, job growth is low and prices are rising

Sep 03, 2021

The Market — Not Government Planning — Brings Relief from Natural Disasters

Expropriating private property or mandating price controls might feel like "doing something," but only market action brings real relief to disaster-prone areas

Sep 03, 2021

Things Get Out of Control When the Public Starts to Expect High Inflation

Over 23% of all dollars in existence were created in 2020 alone.

Sep 02, 2021

Biden Admin Vows to Tackle Housing Crisis, Announces 100,000 ‘Affordable Homes’

Government to subsidize housing while inviting millions of migrants

Sep 01, 2021

Central Banks Can’t Taper in This Slowdown

Central banks are faced with the devil’s alternative created by their own policy

Sep 01, 2021

Preserving Capital Through Bankruptcy

While bankruptcy has a negative connotation in the business world, “Bankruptcy fulfills the crucially important social function of preserving the available stock of capital."

Sep 01, 2021

Personal Incomes Rising; Inflation Eating Them Up

If you pull stimulus and other government transfer payments out of the equation, inflation-adjusted personal income rose 3.8% year-over-year.

Sep 01, 2021

New Survey Reveals Devastation In Business Travel

67% of business travelers planning to take fewer trips

Aug 31, 2021

Peter Schiff: Jerome Powell Tapers the Taper Talk

"The Fed is basically assuring the markets that interest rates are going to stay at zero until the Fed stops doing quantitative easing."

Aug 30, 2021

Economist Rips Biden’s Rent Gambit

For the vast majority of families, housing costs constitute the single largest portion of their living expenses.

Aug 27, 2021

Fed Chair Praises Bad Economics Amid Covid ‘Pandemic’

Economist slams Powell over everything he got wrong.

Aug 27, 2021

DHL Warns Global Supply Chain Disruptions to Persist Next Year

"We do not expect freight rates to stabilize in the near term"

Aug 26, 2021

Aug 26, 2021

Copper Prices Slip Below Scrap For First Time Since April 2020

China has historically been the world's largest buyer of copper.

Aug 25, 2021

Financial Analyst Warns: Fed Playing With Fire

"The biggest thing to me is the persistence of this unexamined premise the Fed must be on full ahead, flank speed at all times. Why do we need this?"

Aug 25, 2021

UK McDonald’s Runs Out of Milkshakes Amid Supply Chain Chaos

Bottled drinks also unavailable in restaurants across England, Scotland, Wales

Aug 24, 2021

Economist Warns: You Can Print Money But You Can’t Print Stuff

"The people who suffer most from inflation are workers. Real wages fall as a result of inflation."

Aug 24, 2021

Pelosi, Moderate Dems Strike Deal Over $4.1 Trillion Economic Plan

Deal reportedly came after a pressure campaign from the White House and Democratic leaders.

Aug 23, 2021

Don’t Be Fooled By The Fed’s Taper Talk

Fed’s prospective “taper,” now the endless subject of the twenty-four-hour financial TV news cycle.

Aug 23, 2021

Economist Slams Fed Monetary Policy

"It’s all talk and no action."