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Trump’s Fed Nominee Advocated Abolishing Cash

Trump Federal Reserve Board of Governors nominee Marvin Goodfriend reportedly advocated on two different occasions the elimination of cash from circulation in an effort...

St. Louis Federal Reserve Admits Bitcoin is Much Like Other Currencies

The St. Louis Federal Reserve in the U.S. issued a blog post based on a paper written by Berentsen and Schär that draws three main similarities between Bitcoin and other national currencies.

Congressman Proposes Bill to Return to Pre-1913 Gold-Backed US Dollar

Washington, D.C. – West Virginia Congressman Alex Mooney recently proposed legislation “to define the dollar as a fixed weight of gold.” Mooney harshly criticized U.S....

Wyoming Legislature Passes Bill Making Gold, Silver Legal Tender

The Wyoming State Senate passed the Wyoming Legal Tender Act (House Bill 103) last Wednesday by a vote of 25-5. The bill had previously...

Rand Paul to Introduce ‘Audit the Fed’ as Amendment to Senate...

Washington, D.C. – Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced on March 5 that he will introduce his “Audit the Fed” legislation, which would permit a...

Federal Reserve Governor’s Clinton Donation Raises Questions About Fed Independence

Federal Election Commission records indicate that Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard has contributed a total of $750 to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign over three different donations,...

Trump Rips Cruz for Not Showing Up to Vote for Audit...

2016 Republican presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to criticize rival candidate and Sen. from Texas Ted...

Roll Call: How U.S. Senators Voted on Auditing the Fed

The Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 failed to advance on Tuesday. While the Senate voted 53-44 in favor of the bill, sixty votes were required for the bill...

Businesses Take Negative Outlook After Federal Reserve Raises Rates

An interest rate hike earlier this month looks to negatively affect some businesses as they are least prepared to handle it. In the first increase...

Bernie Sanders Calls for Full Independent Audit of Federal Reserve

2016 Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders wrote an op-ed for The New York Times on Wednesday calling for the Federal...

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate for First Time Since 2008

WASHINGTON, December 17, 2015- For the first time since the bottom of the financial crisis in 2008, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and...

Fed Chair Janet Yellen, Ralph Nader Trade Blows Over Interest Rates

In October, five-time independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader wrote an open letter on behalf of Americans with savings and money market accounts to Federal Reserve...

Federal Reserve Oversight Bill Passes House, Obama Veto Threat Looms

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization Act (FORM) on Thursday. The bill would require the Federal Reserve to establish...

Trump: Fed Chair Yellen Not Raising Rates ‘Because Obama Told Her...

At a press conference at Trump Tower in New York City on Tuesday, 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said interest rates should be...

Ben Carson: U.S. Dollar ‘Not Based on Anything. Why Would We...

During an interview on economics last week, 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson raised questions about U.S. monetary policy and said that as president he...

Citing Weak Economy, Feds Delay Interest Rate Hike

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2015-- Denoting a weak economy, the United States Federal Reserve, a private bank that controls the country's monetary policy, decided to...

World Bank Warns Developing Nations On Federal Reserve Interest Rates

The World Bank has issued a new report warning developing nations to prepare for possible financial calamity when the U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest...

Peter Schiff: Wall Street Questions The Federal Reserve Narrative

On Monday, the Dow was under some pressure, down 170 points at the time of recording. That's on the back of breakdown in European...

Texas to Repatriate $1 Billion in Gold from Federal Reserve to...

Last Friday, Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 483 into law, which will create a new state-level bullion depository. According to KVUE-TV, representatives from Governor...

Peter Schiff Says Don’t Believe the Hype: “The dollar is going...

The dollar index is on a nine-straight month rise. This change caught investors by surprise and has caused a shift in perspective where the dollar...

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