The Unkindest Cut of All


Van Bryan

Jul. 4, 2019


“The biggest mistake in Fed history.” That’s how Bill described the Federal Reserve’s decision this week to lower its key rate. All eyes might have been on America’s central bank this week. But the unkindest cut of all is just a symptom of a much larger problem… As Bill showed this week, American capitalism needs real wealth to thrive. Today, it has only “managed” rates and fake money. And the Fed is going to see it just gets more of it. It’s the era of Inflate or Die. And this fake boom isn’t quite ready to die yet…

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Van Bryan
Managing Editor, Bill Bonner’s Diary