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Banking On Failure: Money, Lending, And Inflation

Editor’s Note: This is the next in a Continuing Series of Articles by Joe, as excerpted from his Book; “Banking on Failure” co-authored by...

How to Thwart Another Predatory Housing Crisis

Ten years ago, non-profit organizations the Greenlining Institute and Operation HOPE convened fifteen major banks—including Countrywide Financial and World Savings Bank—to urge restraints on...

Deja Vu? 2014 Is Turning Out To Be Eerily Similar To...

  As you are about to see, U.S. home sales fell dramatically throughout 2007 even as the mainstream media, our politicians and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke promised us that everything was going to be just fine and that we definitely were…

Was This Whistle-Blower Muzzled?

THE fifth anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy has occasioned one legacy-spinning defense after another. We’ve heard from Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the Federal...

Cutting Through The Clutter: 20 Simple Questions About The Federal Reserve

Introducing Janet Yellen yesterday, President Obama observed that most Americans don't know what the Fed chair does. That's true, but it's unfortunate. The Fed...

Was This Whistle-Blower Muzzled?

THE fifth anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy has occasioned one legacy-spinning defense after another. We’ve heard from Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the Federal...

Excessive CFPB Salaries Prevail

Employees of the new Consumer Financial Protection Board may be the most lavishly paid of all federal workers. Hundreds of CFPB officials are paid more...

IN DEPTH: What Janet Yellen Did and Didn’t Get Wrong About...

There's always something delightful about a good straw man. Take Ethan Epstein of the Weekly Standard -- he thinks the praise Janet Yellen has...

Fed’s Bernanke Sending Canadian Mortgage Rates Higher

United States Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s words last Wednesday are likely to go further in determining the immediate future of Canadian mortgages than...