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Zero Hedge
USAs BIG RED FOREX NUCLEAR OPTIONby huge a amount - it would be an 8.0 earthquake on the economic Richter scale.
USAs BIG RED FOREX NUCLEAR OPTION
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
by huge a amount - it would be an 8.0 earthquake on the economic Richter scale. And it's not so far fetched, after all, Paul Volcker did it. They can do it - and they can do even more. The Fed can do things, that could literally put an end to... Read more
6d
Market Watch
What if central banks were no longer independent?bank’s credibility and helps monetary policy makers do tough things without pol
What if central banks were no longer independent?
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
bank’s credibility and helps monetary policy makers do tough things without political interference. One example is the “Paul Volcker recession” of the early 1980s, which was necessary to end the Great Inflation. But what happens when the main... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ross, former UNC president, to lead Volcker Allianceat rebuilding public trust in government. The New York-based organization, fou
Ross, former UNC president, to lead Volcker Alliance
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
at rebuilding public trust in government. The New York-based organization, founded by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, announced the appointment Tuesday. Ross will start the job July 1. He will live in Charlotte and commute to New... Read more
10d
Zero Hedge
The EndgameConsequences The endgame is now shaping up. Central banks have progressively t
The Endgame
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Consequences The endgame is now shaping up. Central banks have progressively tightened their grip on markets since Paul Volcker took control of markets by jacking up interest rates in 1981. It was at about that time Gibson’s paradox failed.... Read more
16d
Market Watch
Trump right in theory, wrong in practice, that U.S. can avoid default by printing moneyin for a lot of trouble,” he said. Trump seems to be suggesting he would scrap
Trump right in theory, wrong in practice, that U.S. can avoid default by printing money
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
in for a lot of trouble,” he said. Trump seems to be suggesting he would scrap all the economic lessons learned since Paul Volcker, the Federal Reserve chairman who defeated the great inflation of the 1970s and early 1980s, he said. The... Read more
16d
Market Watch
Multiple currency system could be as unsettling as multiple warheadsof the dollar against the D-mark between 1979 (when the U.S. moved to extreme m
Multiple currency system could be as unsettling as multiple warheads
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
of the dollar against the D-mark between 1979 (when the U.S. moved to extreme monetary tightening under Fed Chairman Paul Volcker) and the early 1980s. The Volcker squeeze was responsible for the political demise of Jimmy Carter in the U.S.,... Read more
17d
Zero Hedge
Former Fed Official Warns Of The Death Of The Fed Funds Marketbe a wee bit trickier to dislodge than gelatinous grease and hardened hairballs
Former Fed Official Warns Of The Death Of The Fed Funds Market
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
be a wee bit trickier to dislodge than gelatinous grease and hardened hairballs. Recall that in October 1979, Fed Chairman Paul Volcker formally announced that the monetary base would be the new and improved target to better control the price of... Read more
21d
Boston Globe
Stone’s five easy piecesbackgrounds. The big names who endorse the book include local surgeon and medic
Stone’s five easy pieces
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
backgrounds. The big names who endorse the book include local surgeon and medical writer Atul Gawande , former Fed chairman Paul Volcker , and former Northeastern president Richard Freeland . As far as the title goes, Stone gets a little coy when... Read more
25d
Zero Hedge
The Real Story Behind The True Magnitude Of The New Home Sales Collapsesales and full time jobs always trended together, subject to normal cyclical sw
The Real Story Behind The True Magnitude Of The New Home Sales Collapse
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
sales and full time jobs always trended together, subject to normal cyclical swings. With the exception of 1981-83 when Paul Volcker pushed rates into the stratosphere, new home sales always fluctuated between 550 and 1,100 sales per million... Read more
25d
Naked Capitalism
The Unfairness of Housing Purchases Through Timetwo oil shocks of 1973 and 1979. The anti-inflation policies and the brisk incr
The Unfairness of Housing Purchases Through Time
Naked Capitalism / Posted 25 days ago
two oil shocks of 1973 and 1979. The anti-inflation policies and the brisk increase in interest rates that the Fed under Paul Volcker had imposed on the American economy in 1980 and 1981 (and subsequently on the rest of the world) brought on... Read more
29d
Chicago Tribune
Fed chair defends rate hike: 'I certainly don't regard it as a mistake.'Alan Greenspan, who presided over a period of relative economic calm and prospe
Fed chair defends rate hike: 'I certainly don't regard it as a mistake.'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
Alan Greenspan, who presided over a period of relative economic calm and prosperity in the 1990s and early 2000s; and Paul Volcker, whose tenure was marked by his campaign to combat inflation in the 1980s. Greenspan appeared via video... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Legalise all drugs,' business and world leaders tell UN“It is totally stupid – unreachable.” Other commissioners that joined the chor
'Legalise all drugs,' business and world leaders tell UN
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
“It is totally stupid – unreachable.” Other commissioners that joined the chorus included former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, former US Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker and former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo, amo... Read more

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