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Money Matters

Broad US money supply TMS-2 since 2008: from $5.3 trillion to $9.5 trillion  acting-man.com / By Pater Tenebrarum / September 24, 2013 What Should Be Included in the Money Supply We have come across a few articles discussing money and credit recently, and want to add our two cents. Before we begin, we want to briefly discuss […]

QE3: The Act of Doing the Same Thing and Expecting Different Results

financialsense.com / By Sober Look / August 5, 2013 As we approach the first anniversary of the Fed’s monetary expansion effort (QE3), it’s worth comparing the success of the current program with that of 2010-11 (QE2). At this stage the two are roughly equivalent in growing bank reserves. Note: The official start dates were a […]

Gentlemen, Start Your Deloreans

zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / October 25, 2012 Submitted by Lee Quaintance & Paul Brodsky of QBAMCO, “If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour… you’re gonna see some serious _ _ _ _.” It seems engines are revving and it may be time to go forward to the […]

In Defense of Bank Runs

whiskeyandgunpowder.com / By Detlev Schlichter / May 22nd, 2012 One with a populist view might ask: Is it really true that we have too-much state involvement in finance? Do we really have some form of monetary central planning? Does this view not completely underestimate the power of the big private banks? When one looks at […]