Finance and Economics

The Biggest Election Scandal in Modern American History Happened This Week

The United States has just experienced its most prolific national election scandal in modern history. Yet strangely, the story has failed to make headline news outside of financial publications. Imagine if the following statement was given by a Chinese trade official or a Russian intelligence officer: “Central bank officials face […]

In His Likely Second Term, Trump Should Abandon Trade Wars And go to War With The Federal Reserve

Donald Trump has correctly identified the Federal Reserve (the Fed) as the main culprit behind the recent economic downturn although unfortunately his ire directed at the Fed is for all the wrong reasons. Since the Fed’s “modest” summer rate cut, stocks and bonds have done precisely the opposite of what […]

Jerome Powell is Wrong: The Gold Standard Could Help to Solve Most of The Dire Economic Problems in a Changing World

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell just arrogantly dismissed the potential that a restored gold standard could offer to Americans and those whose economic interests are indelibly linked with American productivity and solvency. But far from just helping ordinary American workers, savers and entrepreneurs, a gold standard could help the world […]