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Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates

Here comes the Fed…Hooray. The definition of “helicopter money” appears to be shifting a bit. Generally it means pouring currency (printed by a central bank) into the economic system by directly depositing it into accounts. What type of accounts appears...

‘Brave New World’: Fed to Buy Corporate Debt?

The underlying Yahoo News article doesn’t actually talk about Fed buying corporate bonds. It only states: ” [Yellen] said, ‘future policymakers might choose to consider some additional tools that have been employed by other central banks,’ including buying a wider...

Light that match: Yellen suggests radical new Fed policies

Yellen says the Fed is not “ actively considering” any of the radical and destructive ideas she outlines in her speech, but if not why is she mentioning them? These ideas include:  printing money to buy assets including stocks, targeting...

German Banks Told To Start Hoarding Cash

Looks like a revolt is happening against the European Central Bank. This could be a very interesting development for the world economy in coming months. Read more…

Ron Paul: The Fed ‘hurts people’ with easy money

There was a time when the “prosperous middle class,” not typically rich people, could put a nest egg (or a good chunk of a nest egg) into certificates of deposit and at least expect that the money would beat the...

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