Ben Bernanke

Ben Bernanke
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Mainstream economists and economics have a miserable record of forecasting the future of the economy. The Crash of '08 and the Great Recession demonstrated that their "science" is obviously wrong. If you continue to follow them you will get crushed in the next bust. And it's not just the mainstreamers who get it wrong. Here's who you should pay attention to and some guidelines to evaluate them.

Wall Street Journal Lashes Out At "Our Political Central Bankers"

Janet Yellen didn’t run for President, but you wouldn’t know it from her policy démarche Friday at the Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole retreat. The Fed Chair unleashed a defense of post-crisis financial regulation that shows how political the world’s central bankers have become.

The Secret History Of The Banking Crisis

"Accounts of the financial crisis leave out the story of the secretive deals between banks that kept the show on the road. How long can the system be propped up for?"

"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."