1. pmbug

    Thomas Massie reintroduces End the Fed bill

  2. pmbug

    Overnight Reverse Repurchase agreements

    A little primer on how stuff works: More (long): https://wolfstreet.com/2023/11/19/our-wall-street-crybabies-want-the-fed-to-stop-qt-and-they-wag-the-overnight-rrps-thatll-blow-up-the-banks-or-whatever/
  3. pmbug

    What happened in 1971?

    Saw this website this morning. Kudos to whoever set it up. https://wtfhappenedin1971.com/ also
  4. pmbug

    What is Risky In Life - Zero Reserve or Full Reserve Banking?

    Since the inception of the Federal Reserve System, our fractional reserve banking system has steadily degraded reserve ratio requirements until they finally just did away with them altogether and ushered in our brave new era of zero reserve banking. Banks are not tasked with maintaining any...
  5. pmbug

    National Financial Conditions Index (NFCI)

    https://www.chicagofed.org/research/data/nfci/current-data ^ You can find the raw data and more detailed information on how the indexes are calculated on that page. You can find charts of the NFCI and ANFCI indices here: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/NFCI...
  6. pmbug

    Federal Reserve is an exclusive club

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/custodia-crypto-bank-wyoming-denied-223741850.html Membership denied; master account application still pending (shades of the Narrow Bank saga).
  7. pmbug

    Moody's Analyst calls out Fed Monetary Policy (Inflation/Recession)

  8. Goldbrix

    The Fed Just Launched the Digital Dollar - 12 Week Test

    If time constraints listen to 1st Segment and the segnebt # 8:40 approx.:
  9. pmbug

    This isn't the black swan you are looking for <waves hand>

    We're just exploiting the system to the max... https://gata.org/node/22244 Hmmm.... Credit Suisse using the Fed for fast and easy profits? Couldn't be because they are desperate for capital to prevent their own failure becoming a systemic risk to the global financial system, could it?
  10. Strawboss

    FedNow instant interbank clearing and settlement platform

    A good friend works in Sr. Mgmt. at Veraphone (the company that provides many of the machines you swipe/input your card to buy stuff)...he confirmed to me that they are very, very concerned about this because it may potentially put them out of business...along with others such as Paypal, Venmo...
  11. SongSungAu

    A couple Ron Paul lecture series for the library

    Ron Paul Money Lecture Series (three videos) "What is Money?" with Joseph T. Salerno -- Ron Paul Money Lecture Series, Pt 1/3 (53:58) Published on Oct 20, 2011 by CongressmanRonPaul Rep. Ron Paul sponsored this Congressional lecture on "What is Money?", part one of a three part series on the...
  12. pmbug

    Blackrock working for Federal Reserve

    https://news.bloomberglaw.com/banking-law/blackrocks-role-as-fed-adviser-confers-more-clout-than-fees https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-21/how-larry-fink-s-blackrock-is-helping-the-fed-with-bond-buying?srnd=premium :mrt:
  13. pmbug

    Characteristics of money

    I used to have a link to a .PDF produced by the Philadelphia Fed that talked about the characteristics of money, but I lost it some time ago. It's fine to try and educate people about ancient wisdom that people understood for millennia, but if it comes from goldbug sites, Joe Sixpack doesn't...
  14. pmbug

    Narrow banking

    I found this to be a fascinating read (it's a bit long): https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-09-06/fed-rejects-bank-for-being-too-safe
  15. pmbug

    NY Fed Fired Examiner Who Wouldn't Change Goldman Findings

    More (long and highly recommended reading): http://econintersect.com/b2evolution/blog1.php/2013/10/11/ny-fed-fired-examiner-who-wouldn-t-change-goldman-findings
  16. J

    Peter Schiff: The Fed Won't Stop The Monetary Heroin Until We Die Of An Overdose

  17. S

    Doing the math: what the FED's 2pct inflation goal and CPI massaging means for your purchasing power

    I've had a long discussion with a Keynesian about the issue of money lately. He maintained that the 2% annual inflation goal of the FED (and many other central banks) would ensure "price stability". I told him that he doesn't understand simple math and that 2% annual inflation annihilated the...
  18. pmbug

    CNBC: We are all slaves to central banks

    :popcorn: :noevil: :paperbag:
  19. Unobtanium

    Federal Reserve: Ten Things That Every American Should Know

    The info is presented in an more aesthetic format at the link: http://etfdailynews.com/2012/02/09/federal-reserve-ten-things-that-every-american-should-know-about-the-fed-uup-c-bac-jpm-gs-ms-wfc/
  20. pmbug

    Fed to announce inflation target; set foundation for qe#

    More: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/22/us-usa-fed-target-idUSTRE80L0NU20120122
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