Paul Krugman

"Japan Has No Illusions That Rates Will Ever Rise": Is This What The Endgame Looks Like

"Whatever the policies, Japan has already tried them. Japan is far more advanced in fully monetizing its debt by utilizing multiple asset classes, from bonds to equities. It also accepts that normalization is not feasible, and unlike the Fed, it has no illusions that rates could ever rise or that deep labour market reforms are either possible or desirable."

Economists Are The New Astrologers

"...because economics models are mostly useless and cannot predict the future with any sort of certainty, then centrally directing an economy would be effectively like flying blind... If economics is unable to provide bureaucrats with the ability to effectively guide and control an economy, the best alternative would be to turn it back over the market."

What Is The Liquidity Trap?

"...in the popular - i.e., Keynesian - way of thinking, savings is bad news for the economy: the more people save, the worse things become. (The liquidity trap comes from too much saving and the lack of spending, so it is held.)"

Ron Paul Urges America "Oppose Fascism Of The Right & The Left"

Following the recent clashes between the alt-right and the group antifa, some libertarians have debated which group they should support. The answer is simple: neither. The alt-right and its leftist opponents are two sides of the same authoritarian coin.

"It's The Economy, Stupid... Not Drugs & Demographics"

"Unless oil prices really break higher, then the bond market gives far more weight to what the FOMC members would all rather never consider – the problem really is money and economy rather than drugs and demographics."

"Has America Lost Its Mind?"

"The toils of slow economic collapse, accompanied by the ceaseless effort by various arms of the Deep State to spin “the narrative” around the voting public’s collective head, has driven the polity insane."

Who's Really To Blame For America's Accelerating Home Prices?

Fed Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen re-blew the Alan Greenspan initiated housing bubble. However, the trend towards higher and higher home prices started well before that dynamic trio made a mess of everything. The following charts show the true origin of escalating home prices...