Federal Reserve’s Rate Increases: Too Little Too Late?
The Federal Reserve’s recent 0.75 percent increase in its “benchmark” interest rate is the Fed’s highest rate increase since 1994. This increase is a sign that the Fed has finally realized that price inflation is more persistent and [...]
Ron Paul on Biden’s Budget
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s proposed budget: “By following up the bipartisan spending orgy of “coronavirus relief” and economic stimulus spending with a $6 trillion [...]
Ron Paul on the Rebel Capitalist
C4L Chairman Ron Paul appeared on George Gammon's Rebel Capitalist show on Wednesday to discuss several topics, including Audit the Fed. Click here to watch.
Support the Audit the Fed Banner Bomb
Aside from when it draws the occasional ire from President Trump on Twitter, the Federal Reserve is doing all it can to slip back into the shadows of public life. Fed Chairman Powell is doing his best to stay out of the spotlight and fly under [...]
Ten Years After the Last Meltdown: Is Another One Around the Corner?
September marked a decade since the bursting of the housing bubble, which was followed by the stock market meltdown and the government bailout of the big banks and Wall Street. Last week’s frantic stock market sell-off indicates the failure to [...]
Congress needs to cut up its credit cards
Congress will soon have to consider whether or not to increase the debt ceiling. The debt ceiling is the government’s credit limit, so once it is reached, the government cannot legally borrow any more money. The Treasury can continue to pay [...]
It doesn't get any more dangerous
The legislation is full of virtue-signaling phrases like: “minimize and eliminate racial disparities in employment, wages, wealth." And. . . Expanding "access to affordable credit.” But there's no mistaking what the top Democrats [...]
Are Recessions Inevitable?
Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note was paying higher interest rates than long-term Treasury note. An inverted yield curve is widely seen as a sign [...]
Ron Paul: Trump Is Right, the Fed Is Crazy
President Trump recently called the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes crazy. Leaving aside President Trump’s specific complaint, which is likely motivated by the belief that low rates will help him win reelection, he is right that [...]
A new Cold War coming?
According to former Federal Reserve Board Governor Kevin Warsh, the U.S. is on the verge of a new Cold War with China -- but this one is going to be economic. "We're at the risk of a real 'cold war' between the world's two largest economies," [...]