By Tag "Inflation"
October's drop in the "official" unemployment rate may seem to be a cause for celebration. It is certainly being treated that way by the administration and their echo chamber in the mainstream media. However, there are a number of facts that [...]
Consumer prices are up sharply in May as the Federal Reserve continues to pump money into the economy with no end in sight. From USA Today: Consumer prices last month posted their sharpest increase in 15 months as inflation continued a recent [...]
Earlier today, Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), who voted against Audit the Fed in 2012, took to the floor of the House to argue against a bill that would prohibit the CBO from assuming annual spending increases due to inflation. He even [...]
Austrian economists define inflation as an increase in the money supply, which in turn leads to higher prices for goods and services. This is important to note for a number of reasons, but most importantly for the point made by Ludwig von [...]
Ron Paul and Campaign for Liberty have always talked about how the Federal Reserve's inflationist policies always hurt the poor the most. Over at FiveThirtyEight they have a good analysis as to why this is the case: Over the past two years, [...]
By Sam Aydlette Many people are convinced that the Federal Reserve System is necessary for the continued prosperity of the United States. Yet few understand how the Federal Reserve operates. There are many misconceptions about both the [...]