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...]

Alan Greenspan: U.S. will suffer from ‘stagflation not seen since the 1970s’

Perhaps former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan wants to regain some credibility or maybe he is trying to correct his past sins. Whatever the case, Greenspan is sounding a lot saner than when he was leading the United States central … [Read more...]

Week in Review: July 24 to July 30

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:. Poll: Just 14% want to abolish the Federal Reserve Paging Thomas DiLorenzo – The Never-Ending Woes of a … [Read more...]

Federal Reserve Remains on Course – to Trouble

By: Thorsten Polleit The Federal Reserve (Fed) is widely expected to continue to tighten its monetary policy this year. According to a latest Reuters Poll, the Fed is likely to start shrinking its US$4 trillion balance sheet in September and, … [Read more...]

Donald Trump to nominate Janet Yellen or Gary Cohn in 2018

Next year, you may either see Janet Yellen continue helming the Federal Reserve or you could see a new face in White House aide Gary Cohn, says President Donald Trump. Speaking in an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, the president … [Read more...]

Poll: Just 14% want to abolish the Federal Reserve

Despite the Federal Reserve apparently attempting to be more open and engaging with the American people, the public's knowledge of the United States central bank is still rather limited. And that shows in a new survey. WalletHub, a personal … [Read more...]

Week in Review: July 17 to July 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: War on Cash: Visa wants restaurants to start ‘journey to cashless’, MasterCard tests fingerprint … [Read more...]

Money Supply Growth Falls Again, Dropping to 105-Month Low

By: Ryan McMaken Growth in the supply of US dollars fell again in May, this time to a 105-month low of 5.4 percent. The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during September 2008 — at a rate of 5.2 percent. The money-supply … [Read more...]

Can Japan End its Easy-Money Addiction?

By: Brendan Brown The shock landslide defeat of PM Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in the recent Tokyo metropolitan elections — and the triumph there of Tokyo Governor Koike’s new party (Tomin First) — has lit a faint hope that the … [Read more...]