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How Easy Federal Money Could Be Laying The Groundwork For Another Housing Crash

If you think federal policies have caused sticker shock when you go to the department store or buy groceries, just wait for even more effects on the housing market. Unlike most prices for consumer goods and staples, for housing, what goes up can indeed go down—and may do so in the relatively near future. It’s another example of government causing…

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Why Are Democrats Hurtling The United States Towards A Stock Market Crash?

Since March 2020, $5.9 trillion in so-called relief spending authorized by Congress, as well as $3.3 trillion in quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve, has been pumped into the U.S. economy. America’s pandemic response resulted in 22 million jobs lost in a matter of months, and we still have 10 million fewer jobs than before March of last year. The fiscal and economic repercussions of going from stronger…

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Why You Should Blame The Federal Reserve’s Easy Money For Today’s Inflation

Some observers, reading news about the latest report on runaway inflation, might blame the Biden administration’s free-spending policies for devaluing the dollar. But that simplistic assumption both ignores other sources and understates the problems. Much of the responsibility—and the blame—lies within the Marriner Eccles Building in Washington, home of the Federal Reserve. As a new PBS “Frontline” documentary explores, the…

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What Happens When Hedge Funds Buy Up Neighborhoods

A conversation on Twitter this week resurfaced a Wall Street Journal report from April about big investors getting into real estate, overbidding normal people to do so. “If You Sell a House These Days, the Buyer Might Be a Pension Fund,” the title says. “Yield-chasing investors are snapping up single-family homes, competing with ordinary Americans and driving up prices.” The…

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