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The Federal Reserve’s Structural Changes

  QUESTION: Why are there so many Fed branches? It seems this is another way for government just to create jobs and pensions. ANSWER:I wrote several times that [...]

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The Risk of Real Estate – Forget Derivative & Fiat

The asset class within tangible assets in the immovable category is none other than real estate. This greatly varies from one location to the next. We face two [...]

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The Truth About the 1933 U.S. Banking Holiday

Herbert Hoover’s memoirs (1951) documents the fact that Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) played a very dirty game of politics. There were rumors that FDR would [...]

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Why Was the 1933 Confiscation of Gold A “Good Thing”?

QUESTION: Why was the confiscation of gold by FDR in 1933 a good thing? ED ANSWER: What you have to understand is that Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s (FDR) actions [...]

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Shotgun Wedding v Bailouts

QUESTION: Hello Martin, Did banks receive government bailouts prior to Glass-Stegal being repealed? If so, if they are forced to return to relationship banking, why [...]

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The Federal Reserve: Part III – The Takeover

FDR’ Speech on the Banking Crisis March 12, 1933   Roosevelt established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in 1933, assuring people it was [...]

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The Federal Reserve: Part I “The Creature from Jekyll Island”

QUESTION: Hello Martin- Great work and I wish you the best. One question regarding your recent email alerts from your blog in regards to the “money out of thin [...]

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