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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...

Bernanke’s New Helicopter Money Plan——Sheer Destructive Lunacy

Uh oh. Here comes the Federal Reserve to “save” us. (From David Stockman’s Contra Corner) If you don’t think the current central bank driven economic and financial bubble is going to end badly, recall a crucial historical fact. To wit, the worldwide race of...

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...

Get ready to be showered by helicopter money

Image: Socio-Economics History Blog You’ve been warned for the better part of a decade that it was coming. Now get ready. Manna from heaven. (Well not from heaven.) Free money. It’ll be like that movie “Cloudy with a Chance of...

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