Federal Reserve’s Rate Increases: Too Little Too Late?
The Federal Reserve’s recent 0.75 percent increase in its “benchmark” interest rate is the Fed’s highest rate increase since 1994. This increase is a sign that the Fed has finally realized that price inflation is more persistent and [...]
It doesn't get any more dangerous
The legislation is full of virtue-signaling phrases like: “minimize and eliminate racial disparities in employment, wages, wealth." And. . . Expanding "access to affordable credit.” But there's no mistaking what the top Democrats [...]
The Federal Reserve: More Lethal than Coronavirus
Last week the Federal Reserve announced it will keep interest rates at or near zero until the economy recovers from the government-imposed shutdown. Following this announcement, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell urged Congress and the Trump [...]
Ron Paul to the Fed: Keep your hands off crypto!
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned an op-ed for Fox Business News, objecting to the proposal that the Federal Reserve begin issuing its own cryptocurrency. Dr. Paul also reiterated his opposition to the Federal Reserve’s [...]
Rand Paul: Audit the Fed Now
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) took to Twitter yesterday to respond President Trump's latest attack on the Federal Reserve with one simple point about the Fed: Campaign for Liberty is continuing our push to get a majority of the House to [...]
Congress needs to cut up its credit cards
Congress will soon have to consider whether or not to increase the debt ceiling. The debt ceiling is the government’s credit limit, so once it is reached, the government cannot legally borrow any more money. The Treasury can continue to pay [...]
Ron Paul on the Rebel Capitalist
C4L Chairman Ron Paul appeared on George Gammon's Rebel Capitalist show on Wednesday to discuss several topics, including Audit the Fed. Click here to watch.
Can the Fed Save Us from Climate Change?
The 1978 Humphrey-Hawkins Act requires the Federal Reserve to “promote” stable prices and full employment. Of course, the Fed’s steady erosion of the dollar’s purchasing power has made prices anything but stable, while the boom-and-bust [...]
Ron Paul -- "always ahead of the curve on this"
Former Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Bill Dudley recently penned an op-ed in Bloomberg calling for the Federal Reserve to not take certain actions for fear it might "enable the Trump administration to continue down a disastrous path [...]
Are Recessions Inevitable?
Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note was paying higher interest rates than long-term Treasury note. An inverted yield curve is widely seen as a sign [...]