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Trump’s War on the Fed
President Trump has stepped up his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying of its aggressive interest rate hikes that it has “gone crazy.” The same charge has been leveled against Trump, but there may be a method to his madness . . . .
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'Needlessly Gambling' With Taxpayer Money, Trump's Fed Moves to Gut Big Bank Safeguards
"Deregulating some of the largest banks in the country will make the financial system less safe, less stable, and less protected from another crash."
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Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All at Risk
Central bankers are now aggressively playing the stock market. To say they are buying up the planet may be an exaggeration, but they could. They can create money at will, and they have declared their “independence” from government. They have become rogue players in a game of their own.
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"The economics of the moment call for a political response – with policies that eliminate poverty, strengthen the middle class, and end the banking sector’s stranglehold on the economy." (Photo: Fed Up/Steve McFarland Photography) Views
An Economy in the Fast Lane – With No Brakes
When the next recession hits, the working people of the United States will pay the steepest price
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Paving Way for Next Taxpayer-Funded Wall Street Bailout, Trump Fed Unveils Plan to Gut Volcker Rule
"Just ten years after the financial crisis, Congress and the federal regulators have once again become Wall Street's enthusiastic partners in deregulation, putting the rest of us at risk for the sake of still greater industry profits."
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Donald Trump and the Next Big Crash
Making the Fed an instrument for disaster
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What Campaign Promises? Trump Backpedals on Yet More Major Pledges
President reversed or pivoted position on several big issues, including labeling China a currency manipulator
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The “People’s Fed” and the Oracles of Jackson Hole
When William Greider wrote his 1989 book about the Federal Reserve, it’s not hard to understand why he called it “ Secrets of the Temple .” The Fed’s proclamations can make it seem as mysterious as the Oracle of Delphi. (To be fair, nobody has speculated that hallucinogens are involved, as seems to...
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“Print the Money”: Trump’s “Reckless” Proposal Echoes Franklin and Lincoln
“Print the money” has been called crazy talk, but it may be the only sane solution to a $19 trillion federal debt that has doubled in the last 10 years. The solution of Abraham Lincoln and the American colonists can still work today.
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Five Big Banks Flunk Key Test, Proving They're Still "Too Big To Fail"
'The goal to end too big to fail and protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts remains just that: only a goal,' says federal regulator
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