Monetary Metals CEO Keith Weiner defends the future of gold against bitcoin podcaster Pierre Rochard.
Gas prices fell in April, dragging the month's average price increases down to 0.3 percent after March's staggering climb.
But also be thankful that Americans have been spared the worst of soaring food costs.
Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed will look into the "benefits and risks" of a digital dollar.
Fiscal hawks have been sounding the alarm about rising debt levels for decades, but their nightmare scenario of runaway inflation hasn't come to pass. How do we know if this time is different?
Will Ecuador make the same mistake Venezuela already suffered through with dedollarization?
Stock Market Suspiciously Healthy. The Federal Reserve Does All It Can to Keep Economic Reality From Setting In.
The government is doing what it can to help out Big Money.
Western countries aren’t immune to the siren call of surveillance via commerce-tracking.
Congress and the White House Are Inching Closer to a 'Helicopter Money' Response to Coronavirus Crisis
In the past, the federal government has sent everyone checks to stimulate the economy. But paying for all the losses that come with a coronavirus-induced shutdown would require more novel policies.
Paired with a new round of quantitative easing, the Fed takes us back to the 2008 playbook.
Series of huge short-term loans to financial services presages a new era of "quantitative easing" and Fed balance sheet growth
It’s all part of the international push by officials to monitor the public. You’re next.
Milton Friedman once said that "money is much too serious a matter to be left to the central bankers." He was right. Still, we should ensure the Fed isn't being swayed by partisan interests.
Watch economists Saifedean Ammous and George Selgin face off at the Soho Forum.
Fed governors like Herman Cain or Stephen Moore are likely to want to goose short term apparent prosperity to help the president politically. That's a bad idea.
Q&A with economist Veronique de Rugy.
Trump worries that the Fed chief's predictable interest rate policy could impair the economic growth needed to make his tax policies viable.
The country has liberalized one aspect of the disastrous capital controls established by Hugo Chavez in 2003.
Joseph Stiglitz is the George Costanza of economists: Every instinct he has, do the opposite.
Analysts expect little substantive change from the previous Janet Yellen regime.
Q&A with Caitlin Long, a former Morgan Stanley managing director, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and recent convert to Austrian economics.
Nicolas Maduro's Venezuela is one place where Friedrich Hayek's most dire warnings remain relevant.
Bitcoin, gold, and other unofficial means of exchange get free marketing from idiotic officials.
Beyond the ramen standard
If you want to learn economics from a TV cartoon, you're better off watching South Park.
Embedded in the move is even larger interest on reserves payout to banks.
"What the voters want is snake oil. They want something that makes them feels good"