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Ron Paul: ‘Audit the Fed’ moves forward

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA By U.S. Rep. Ron Paul Monday, July 30, 2012… Last week the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed my legislation calling for a full and effective audit of the Federal Reserve. Well over 300 of my congressional colleagues supported the bill, each casting a landmark vote that marks the culmination of decades of work. [...]

Ron Paul: Time to audit the Fed

July 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA By U.S. Rep. Ron Paul Monday, July 16, 2012… Later this month Congress will have an unprecedented opportunity to force the Federal Reserve to provide meaningful transparency to lawmakers and taxpayers. HR 459, my bill known as “Audit the Fed,” is scheduled for a vote before the full Congress in July. More than [...]

Zero Hedge: NY Fed buys building housing Plunge Protection Team

February 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA 8:30a ET Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Zero Hedge’s pseudonymous Tyler Durden yesterday noted the purchase by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York of the Wall Street building from which the Fed conducts its surreptitious market interventions. The commentary is headlined “New York Fed Buys Building Housing Plunge [...]

Alasdair Macleod: Catch 22 for the Fed

June 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA 10:45a ET Sunday, June 5, 2011 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Economist and former banker Alasdair Macleod, writing at GoldMoney, says that with the U.S. economy weakening, the Federal Reserve’s options for reflating it and financing the U.S. government’s debt are narrowing. MacLeod, who will speak at GATA’s conference in London in August [...]

Lars Schall: The sound of silence from the Fed

May 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA 11:30a ET Monday, May 2, 2011 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver): German journalist Lars Schall today revisits the gold-related questions he tried to put to the Federal Reserve seven weeks ago, particularly in regard to the Fed’s relationship with Germany’s national gold. Schall reports today that the Fed has failed to [...]

Fed must release loan data as Supreme Court rejects appeal

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

By Greg Stohr and Bob Ivry Bloomberg News Monday, March 21, 2011… The Federal Reserve must disclose details of emergency loans it made to banks in 2008, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an industry appeal that aimed to shield the records from public view. The justices today left intact a court order that [...]

David Bond: Stiff the Fed

February 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

10:18p ET Sunday, February 13, 2011 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver): While U.S. Rep. Ron Paul would “End the Fed,” the title of his popular book, mining writer David Bond has a possibly more satisfying idea: “Stiff the Fed.” That’s the title of his new essay at The Wallace Street Journal page [...]

With the right questions now, Paul really might ‘End the Fed’

December 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

But first, get that man a few bodyguards. * * * Ron Paul, Author of ‘End the Fed,’ to Lead Panel Overseeing Central Bank By Phil Mattingly Bloomberg News Thursday, December 9, 2010… WASHINGTON — Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican and author of “End the Fed,” will take control of the House subcommittee that [...]

At secret meeting, Fed considered buying everything and holding press briefings

November 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fed Considered Long-Term Rate Target in Secret By Robin Harding Financial Times, London Tuesday, November 23, 2010… The US Federal Reserve considered a radical change to its monetary policy at an unannounced meeting in mid-October that could have committed it to buying an unlimited amount of securities, according to the minutes of its November [...]

Jim Rickards: No exit for the Fed

November 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

10:41a ET Friday, November 5, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: In an essay written exclusively for King World News, market analyst Jim Rickards of Omnis Inc. examines the megalomania undertaken by the Federal Reserve and speculates that the central bank now easily could go bankrupt, insofar as its nominal capital could be wiped [...]

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