Posts Tagged by Federal Reserve
|September 15, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial|
The Federal Reserve calls itself a public agency. What’s it doing dissing public bonds? In favor of corporate debt?
|June 20, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Inequality / Concentration|
A few Americans keep getting wealthier, some get somewhat better off, but are they growing the pie or getting too much common wealth?
|November 29, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
A former Federal Reserve insider apologizes to the American people for devaluing the US dollar and for transferring their wealth into a few deep pockets.
|November 27, 2013||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
Why silence low-level workers? What are the banking bosses trying to hide?
|April 14, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Home prices fall for seventh month yet Gold and Silver hit record highs again All that free and easy new money for insiders is upping prices, guiding investors into gold, but land has not finished moving the other way. […]
|February 4, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Tax to improve plans Myths of Recovery Was the bailout a scam? Whatever, its not working. We trim, blend, and append six 2010 articles, the longest from CounterPunch, Jan 26, 2010 by Michael Hudson, former Wall Street economist, a Distinguished […]
|September 18, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
How Did Economists Get It So Wrong? How the Federal Reserve Bought the Economics Profession Bankers had to pay the Nobel committee to create the prize in economics. Why? Because the discipline is more superstition than science. We trim, blend, […]
|September 9, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Next Bubble Threatens the American Economy Six Months of Stimulus: What Weve Learned All that deficit spending, and still no prosperity for the bottom, and no defense against a repeat recession. We trim, blend, and append five 2009 articles from: […]
|February 4, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Before It’s Too Late, Is the Entire Debt Strategy Flawed? On second thought, never mind about that bailout Nothings fixed until its fixed right, noted Abe Lincoln. For economies, that means ending land’s role as an object of speculation, a […]
|December 18, 2008||Posted by Staff under Archive|
Popular investment consultant faults government distortion Jubak — Fake inflation numbers masked crisis Not just the usual critics but business people also decry how government manipulates the data. GIGO is one reason economics is not a science, unlike geonomics, which […]
|December 8, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Once the bailout trillions trickle down … The Great Inflation of 2009 by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, December 2008 The late deflation of 2008 will turn into the great inflation of 2009. In the last months of 2008, the […]
|August 23, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Meet the Economist Who Thinks We’re Doomed Geonomists are more accurate but a guy half-right gets more attention We trim and append this 2008 article from The New York Times of August 15 and posted by AlterNet. By Stephen Mihm […]
|June 17, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
When the cheerleaders are worried, shouldnt you be? The business press points to unstable underpinnings The cycle turns and the prices based on unrealistic wishes turn to dust. As the nadir approaches, even the boosters point fingers at the losing […]
|May 1, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Congress’ creature breaks free: Mission creep at the Fed Wall St. socialism: a brave new Federal Reserve The author, a conservative and 1976 Pulitzer Prize winner whose columns are syndicated in more than 400 magazines and newspapers worldwide, penned this […]
|April 18, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Debt = profit so inflated homes = more profit Lose a home, suffer; lose billions, get a bailout We trim, blend, and append two 2008 articles, The Fed and Crony Capitalism: the Fed’s decision to grant Wall Street access to […]