Federal Reserve’s Operating Losses Hit $176 Billion, Analysis Reveals

According to an investigative report by Pam Martens and Russ Martens the owners and operators of wallstreetonparade.com, the U.S. Federal Reserve has been consistently incurring operating losses since Sept. 28, 2022, totaling $176 billion by June 19, 2024. These losses stem from the Fed paying out higher interest rates on reserve balances—5.4%—primarily benefiting megabanks such […]

Project 2025: A Plan to Reform the US Federal Reserve and End Its ‘Monetary Dysfunction’

According to “Project 2025,” initiated by the conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation, there is a strategy aimed at implementing conservative policies effectively within the first 180 days of the next U.S. Presidential Administration. An integral part of this plan, aside from reinforcing the core principles of conservatism, is to eliminate the independence of the […]

Fed’s Minutes Report Cites High Inflation and Economic Risks in Decision to Hold Rates

According to the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the choice to maintain the federal funds rate in its current range was driven by concerns about ongoing inflation and economic instability. Economic Instability and Inflation Keep Fed Rates Steady At the June 11-12 meeting, the FOMC highlighted that although inflation has […]

Fed’s Minutes Report Cites High Inflation and Economic Risks in Decision to Hold Rates

According to the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the choice to maintain the federal funds rate in its current range was driven by concerns about ongoing inflation and economic instability. Economic Instability and Inflation Keep Fed Rates Steady At the June 11-12 meeting, the FOMC highlighted that although inflation has […]

Inflation Explained: What It Is and Why It Happens

While many are familiar with inflation, which indicates a decline in currency purchasing power alongside a general rise in the cost of goods and services in an economy, there is a common misconception that inflation is natural. In reality, it is largely driven by an increased money supply, manipulation of interest rates, and quantitative easing […]

Inflation Explained: What It Is and Why It Happens

While many are familiar with inflation, which indicates a decline in currency purchasing power alongside a general rise in the cost of goods and services in an economy, there is a common misconception that inflation is natural. In reality, it is largely driven by an increased money supply, manipulation of interest rates, and quantitative easing […]

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman Claims ‘Inflation Bump Is Over’ — Peter Schiff Says Krugman’s View ‘Should Be Dismissed’

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman and gold advocate Peter Schiff are in disagreement over inflation. Krugman believes that “the inflation bump is over.” However, Schiff argues that Krugman didn’t even foresee the inflation bump, emphasizing that the Nobel laureate’s view on inflation should be disregarded. Schiff explained that “all indicators point to a reacceleration of […]