Is a bust coming? Fed’s money supply growth moderates

By: Ryan McMaken In our last update on money supply — using the "Austrian" measure of money supply developed by Murray Rothbard and Joseph Salerno — we found that money supply growth hit a 46-month high of 11.2 percent in October. Growth has … [Read more...]

Does Audi think women are dumb? Please allow Tom Woods to dismantle the gender pay gap myth

Audi, and anyone else espousing this myth, think Americans, especially women, are just plain stupid.. Audi recently released a commercial that promotes the idea of equal pay for equal work, or, in other words, women earn less than men. This … [Read more...]

Will the bust happen when the money supply tightens?

By: Frank Shostak Fed policymakers are of the view that the correct interest rate policy could bring the economy onto a path of economic stability and low price inflation. The idea is to guide interest rates toward what is called the “natural” … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Jan. 23 to Jan. 29

In case you missed any of this week's articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: Victory! Donald Trump kills the TPP Ron Paul on President Trump: ‘What matters is what he can … [Read more...]

Ron Paul warns ‘debt is going to be much bigger’ under Donald Trump

Despite the level of optimism among millions of Americans and the United States President's promise to make America great again, one former presidential candidate is warning that Donald Trump may actually weaken the economy with "injurious … [Read more...]

Sorry, Trump, Americans are paying for border wall if you impose 20% tax

By: Tho Bishop The AP is reporting that Sean Spicer has informed reporters that President Trump is considering a 20% on Mexican goods as a way to fund his Mexican border wall.  Though Trump has insisted throughout his presidential campaign that … [Read more...]

#TT: The video that introduced Americans to Ron Paul

Back in 2007, it was safe to say that 99 percent of the United States had no idea who Ron Paul was. Fast forward to 2017, that number has likely been slashed in half or perhaps even more. In a crowded 2008 Republican primary field, the then-Texas … [Read more...]

Sad! Steve Mnuchin Defends the Myth of Federal Reserve Independence

By: Tho Bishop One of the biggest surprises during Donald Trump’s unconventional presidential campaign was his frequent criticism of the Federal Reserve. Though he was highly inconsistent on what he thought the Fed should do, coming out as both … [Read more...]

How will Fight for $15 fight the Big Mac ATM?

It should be interesting how the Fight for $15 crowd will fight this development. A McDonald's in Boston is testing out a so-called Big Mac ATM. It functions as an ATM that dispenses fresh Big Macs, and this machine will be installed in one … [Read more...]

Will Donald Trump support Democrats’ $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan?

There is no doubt that Donald Trump has gone full Keynesian as he wants to spend $1 trillion on infrastructure over the next 10 years. One of his advisors, Steve Bannon, wanted to replicate FDR's government spending projects and embrace the idea of … [Read more...]