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he Fed’s distortions create the boom and bust cycle by distorting the information that the price signal conveys to consumers and producers. It may seem like businesses are overinvesting but they are simply responding to false economic signals sent by the Federal Reserve. An inevitable bust occurs due to all of the bad investments made....
Many Americans probably believe that continuous boom and bust cycles are natural occurrences. The truth is we would not experience such dramatic economic swings were it not for monetary policies that distort real prices and encourage improper investment decisions. Boom and bust cycles are inevitable when government interventions confuse market participants.
From the onset of the crisis in August of 2007, the financial markets were characterized by disruptions to bank and later nonbank funding as uncertainty about the solvency and viability of counterparties mounted. The lack of transparency in structured investments and in the balance sheets of some complex institutions and the sense that events were moving fast with unknown outcomes meant that market participants could not and did not discriminate well between good and bad counterparties.
If this generation looses there cell phone service it will be an zombie apocalypse. "matrix" how do I think now independently..
originally posted by: subfab
originally posted by: madenusa
If you have an adequate food and water supply, you better have an adequate gun and ammo supply... this generation is not like the 20s
originally posted by: Lumenari
originally posted by: CharlesT
originally posted by: Lumenari
a reply to: BeefNoMeat
I dunno... from what I just read in the OP Trump is pushing for hyperinflation?
Only conclusion I got out of it... which would be a silly gamble with diminishing returns....
I don't see any other way to manage the national debt and unfunded liabilities other than to inflate them away.
It's a possibility... the Roaring 20's all over again.
But there is a rather horrible downside to that... see the Great Depression.
I'm no fan AT ALL of the federal reserve, btw. Wilson sold us all out on that deal.
However, an exit strategy would be nice.
Besides the next Great Depression.
this generation is worse.
it's a generation of social media darlings and instagram "models". waiting in line for 8 hours to save $10 at a build a bear.
the only time this generation will get upset is when internet is priced too high and fuel is above $4.50 a gallon.
originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: randyvs
Yeah wanting gold/silver to bring back stability had nothing to do with his demise /sarc
except for its use in coins, silver has no use in monetary functions .
originally posted by: highvein
a reply to: xuenchen
The Federal Reserve should have never existed in the first place. Something that has held the U.S. back since it began with the meeting on the island.
originally posted by: SoulSurfer
oh oh, the last president to try and take over the federal reserve was John F Kennedy through executive order 11110.
It did not end well for JFK. The Federal Reserve is the heart/ blood of the deep state.
originally posted by: Konduit
Most of Congress was on Christmas break when the Federal Reserve Act was voted into law on December 23rd, 1913. Pretty shady business. A coincidence, no doubt.
The Federal Reserve Deserves Blame For The Financial Crisis