Posts Tagged ‘monetary policy’

  • Money Supply New $100 bill

    The Money Supply: The New Hundred Dollar Bill

    Oct 9, 13 • 663 Views • No Comments

    Our story begins in 2010 when the United States announced that it would be issuing a state-of-the-art $100 bill. Designed to thwart counterfeiters, the new bill has 3-D interactive features. When you move it, certain shapes and colors shift. There is also a...  [read more]

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    Monetary Policy: The Punch Bowl

    Jun 28, 13 • 267 Views • No Comments

    Sort of like Max in Maurice Sendak’s, Where the Wild Things Are, the Federal Reserve sometimes says, “And now, let the wild rumpus start.” Then though, Max cries out, “Now stop!” and sends “the wild things to bed without...  [read more]

  • Monetary Policy: QE Insight

    Jun 25, 13 • 300 Views • No Comments

    At a 2002 conference honoring Milton Friedman on his 90th birthday, then Federal Reserve Governor Ben Bernanke concluded his remarks with… “Regarding the Great Depression. You’re right, we did it. We’re very sorry. But thanks to you,...  [read more]

  • The Fed Debate

    Sep 5, 12 • 349 Views • No Comments

    10 years ago, the future Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said to Nobel laureate Milton Friedman, “Regarding the Great Depression. You’re right, we did it. We’re very sorry. But thanks to you, we won’t do it again.” What...  [read more]

  • The Congress and the Deficit

    Our Confidence in Congress

    Aug 18, 12 • 210 Views • No Comments

    The preface to This Time It’s Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly tells us that, “We have been here before.” During 1837, with Martin Van Buren entering the White House and Andrew Jackson leaving, a depression had begun. Called...  [read more]