Tag Archive for Central Banking

The Economist’s Sell Signal – Fred Sheehan

The disintegration of central banking shifted to overdrive in November. The Senate Banking Committee’s listless accreditation of Janet Yellen as next Fed chairman was not a surprise, but it was notable that vigorous critics of Chairman Bernanke, such as Senator Bob Corker, dozed through the hearing. When the bubble of all bubbles bursts, and the Senate and Congressional oversight committees fulminate at central bankers, it will be those politicians who should sit in the dock. They could have acted. Instead, the Senate is whisking Bernanke-Squared to the throne, as quickly and quietly as possible.

David Stockman’s Takedown of Private Equity

David Stockman gave his insights on Mitt, Newt, crony capitalism, and the private equity controversy this week on Dylan Ratigan’s MSNBC show. He laid the blame for the current mess not just on cronyism and corruption, but particularly on the zero interest rate policy of the Fed. No one tells this story better or more…

Big 3 French Bank Assets Triple France’s GDP According To David Stockman

David Stockman, former Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget during the Reagan Administration, has in recent years become a prominent and outspoken critic of the Fed, central banking policies generally, government finance schemes, and other aspects of the world’s screwed up  financial regimes. Mr. Stockman’s perspective on these issues is unique.…