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Category Archive: Milton Friedman

  1. Money Supply and Economic Data Weekly Watch – The Fed’s Next Move Will Be To Increase Money Supply

    While most of the busi­ness media is focus­ing on Lehman and trou­bled finan­cials, they are for­get­ting about next week’s Fed meet­ings and how mon­e­tary pol­icy will respond to the cri­sis. After almost 6 months of shrink­ing real money sup­ply (nom­i­nal money sup­ply adjusted for infla­tion), Fed pol­icy mak­ers are going to decide whether to push […] [read full story]

    Posted in: CPI, Credit Crisis, Deflation, Economic Statistics, economy, Federal Funds Rate, Federal Reserve, Finance, FOX BUSINESS NETWORK, Hoover Adminstration, Inflation, M2, Milton Friedman, monetary policy, Money Supply
  2. MONEY SUPPLY AND ECONOMIC DATA WEEKLY WATCHANOTHER WEEK OF NO MONEY SUPPLY GROWTH" rel="bookmark">MONEY SUPPLY AND ECONOMIC DATA WEEKLY WATCHANOTHER WEEK OF NO MONEY SUPPLY GROWTH

    Money Sup­ply Last week the Fed­eral Reserve once again announced that money sup­ply as mea­sured by M2 declined on both a sea­son­ally and non-seasonally adjusted basis. For the week end­ing August 18th, money sup­ply shrank on a sea­son­ally adjusted basis by $10.5 bil­lion and on a non-seasonally adjusted basis by $8.9 bil­lion. The rate of […] [read full story]

    Posted in: BANKS, Bernanke, Credit Crisis, Deflation, Federal Reserve, Finance, M2, Milton Friedman, monetary policy, Money Supply
  3. YODA AND MILTON FRIEDMANTWO TIMELESS CRUSADERS AGAINST THE DARK SIDE" rel="bookmark">YODA AND MILTON FRIEDMANTWO TIMELESS CRUSADERS AGAINST THE DARK SIDE

    25 years ago Mil­ton Fried­man was an eco­nomic Yoda teach­ing that money sup­ply was an ever present “Force” con­trol­ling the econ­omy. With a new finan­cial Death Star threat­en­ing, Fried­man is remem­bered by the Fed­eral Reserve’ Jedi Knights of money sup­ply. Before his death, Mas­ter Fried­man was the “mon­e­tarists” leader. He taught that money sup­ply deter­mines […] [read full story]

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