On the brink of recession? Money-supply growth falls to 108-month low

By: Ryan McMaken Growth in the supply of US dollars fell again in August, this time to a 108-month low of 4.2 percent. The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during August 2008 — at a rate of 4.1 percent. The money-supply … [Read more...]

Week in Review: September 11 to September 17

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: Paging Robert Wenzel – Lauren Southern on ‘The Problem With Libertarians’ Study: Q2 2017 debt … [Read more...]

Breakfast at Yellen’s: Ivanka Trump met with Janet Yellen in July

Will social justice efforts be amplified at the Federal Reserve? That's the fear after new reports reveal that Ivanka Trump met with Fed Chair Janet Yellen for breakfast. The United States central bank has already embraced the concept of social … [Read more...]

The end of Stanley Fischer at the Federal Reserve

By: Brendan Brown Fed vice-chair Stanley Fischer’s surprise announcement of early retirement triggers the obvious question as to whether this could be the fore-runner to a serious market and economic deterioration ahead. Monetary bureaucrats, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: September 4 to September 10

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: James Rickards: Gold could spike to $10,000 on ‘war’ Does Government Spending Create More Economic … [Read more...]

End the Fed? Trump’s Historic Opportunity with the Federal Reserve

By: Tho Bishop And then there were three. Today Stanley Fischer submitted his letter of resignation from the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, effective next month, the second such resignation of Donald Trump’s presidency. While Fischer’s … [Read more...]

Stanley Fischer is gone from the Federal Reserve

Stanley Fischer is gone from the Federal Reserve. Fischer submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday as a member of the Board of Governors of the United States central bank and Vice Chairman. He will step down from his post by October 13, … [Read more...]

Is Rand Paul America’s only hope to end the Federal Reserve?

By: Tho Bishop Ever since entering the Senate, Rand Paul has continued his father’s work in advocating for an audit of the Federal Reserve. This week, writing for the Daily Caller, Senator Paul renewed his efforts, illustrating how the recent … [Read more...]

Week in Review: July 31 to August 6

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: Evil: EU considering freezing bank account cash withdrawals Swiss banks paid $1 billion in subzero … [Read more...]

Trump Goes Keynesian: ‘Lots of bad things happen with a strong dollar’

There was some proof that President Donald Trump was a major proponent of currency manipulation during the 2016 presidential campaign, but now the evidence is piling up and he sounds like one big Keynesian. It now seems like he is going to finally … [Read more...]