Stock Investors Ignore What May Be The Biggest Policy Error In History

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Harvey Will Reflect in Economic Data as Growth—That Might Mislead the Fed into Another Policy Error

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If The Fed’s Members Spent Some Time As Uber Drivers, Our Monetary Policy Would Be Saner

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The Fed Is Pursuing An After-Me-The-Deluge Monetary Policy

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A history of Monetary Policy Targets

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What an America First Trade Policy Could Mean for the US Dollar

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Here’s Why Trump Won’t Pursue His Pledged Foreign Policy

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Neocon Fury Over Trump’s Syria Policy

Neocon senators John McCain (R. AR) and Lindsey Graham (R. SC) likely believe war is peace. Freedom is slavery, and ignorance is strength – with attribution to George Orwell. They’re furious about Secretary of State Tillerson, saying “the longer-term status of President Assad will be decided by the Syrian people.” Separately, US UN envoy Nikki […]

Fed Rate Hikes, Fiscal vs. Monetary Policy and Why Again the Case for Gold?

I’ve been thinking about the current Fed Funds rate hike cycle, which is logically gaining forward momentum now that the Fed can stand down from its 8-year, ultra-lenient monetary policy cycle.  That is because the Obama administration’s goals required a compliant Federal Reserve to continually re-liquefy the economy as its fiscal policies drained it. The […]

Trump Relinquishes Control of Foreign Policy

The war party is back in power and the odds of normal relations with Russia have dropped to zero. The appointment of Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster to the position of national security adviser indicates that Trump has done an about-face on his most critical foreign policy issue, normalizing relations with Russia. General Michael Flynn– who recently stepped down […]

What is Trump’s US Dollar Policy?

The United States Treasury Department has supported a strong dollar policy since its inception in 1789. Period. There were no qualifications or equivocations with that stance, especially since the ascendance of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. That’s why it was so highly unusual when the newly confirmed Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, uttered this […]

What an America First Trade Policy Could Mean for the US Dollar

John Grandits : A key pillar of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and now policy formation, is an “America First” approach. So far, this has entailed much discussion around negotiating more favorable trade deals, withdrawing from possible participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, citing potential currency manipulators, and construction of a wall along the Mexican border, to […]

Post series: The myth of the strong dollar policy, Part One

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