Week in Review: May 15 to May 21

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: Sorry, John Oliver, Ditch Net Neutrality Now Georgia’s economic output is bigger than Taiwan – and other … [Read more...]

The World’s Central Banks Are Frozen with Fear

By: Ryan McMaken 2016 was supposed to be the year that the Federal Reserve "normalized" its policies. As much as two years ago — after years of a near-zero target rate — the Fed was swearing that it would begin to raise rates back to "normal" … [Read more...]

Week in Review: May 8 to May 14

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: Fail: Hillary Clinton trying to be anti-establishment by criticizing the media The Connection Between … [Read more...]

Boom Over? Money-Supply Growth Fell to an 8-year Low in March

By: Ryan McMaken The supply of US dollars has slowed during early 2017 with March's year-over-year percentage increase hitting a 103-month low of 5.9 percent. The last time the year-over-year growth rate was lower was during September of 2008, … [Read more...]

The Connection Between Money-Supply Growth, Inflation

By: Frank Shostak In the article “Rapid money supply growth does not cause inflation” written by Richard Vague at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, December 2, 2016, the author argues that empirical evidence shows that increases in money … [Read more...]

Federal Reserve Will Likely Chicken Out on Planned Rate Hikes

By: Thorsten Polleit The Austrian business cycle theory tells us that the injection of new money created through bank lending out of thin air causes an artificial boom; and that the slowdown of credit and money creation, let alone a decline in … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Apr. 17 to Apr. 23

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: Ron Paul: The Federal Reserve is a political institution Peter Schiff: ‘We’re headed for a major major … [Read more...]

Alan Greenspan is a sellout

By: David Gordon Sebastian Mallaby is the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economic Relations at the Council on Foreign Relations. One can be sure, then, that his new comprehensive book, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of … [Read more...]

Peter Schiff: ‘We’re headed for a major major crisis’ under Trump

Has anything really changed under President Donald Trump? Not really, says Peter Schiff, President and CEO of Euro Pacific Capital. Speaking in an interview with Future Money Trends, Schiff warned that many investors need to begin protecting their … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: The Federal Reserve is a political institution

By: Ron Paul Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any time. The bill passed by voice … [Read more...]