The currency speculators are restless, again. Many, like George Soros and Kyle Bass, are reportedly taking aim at the Hong Kong dollar (HKD). HKD bear circles think China’s renmimbi (RMB) will lose value against the U.S. dollar (USD) as China’s economy slows down and capital flight from China continues. This, it is asserted, will put pressure […]Read More
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Atlas has partnered with a number of scholars in the area of Sound Money.
For the first time in recent memory, politicians and candidates alike are talking about the importance of rules-based monetary reform and the public is shifting its attention (and ire) from the bankers on Wall Street to the central bankers at the Federal Reserve. But is monetary reform– even coupled with fiscal and regulatory reform– the cure […]Read More
This week, Sound Money Project fellow Nicolas Cachanosky appeared in an episode of Reinvent.Money and discusses free banking vs. central banking, competing currencies, property rights and his involvement with the Sound Money Project. Watch the interview below:Read More
This article appeared in the December 2015 issue of Globe Asia. By Professor Steve H. Hanke Money matters — it’s one of Milton Friedman’s maxims that I repeat often in my columns. Since the Northern Rock bank run of 2007 — the “opening shot” of the financial crisis — the money supply, broadly measured, in the […]Read More
Taking a look back at last week’s GOP debate, there is clearly room for much criticism of CNBC and the questions asked of the candidates. But, sound money advocates might concede that the moderators did get one thing right: monetary policy. According to an article published this morning in The Hill by Dr. Judy Shelton, Co-Director of the […]Read More
The following is a newly released paper by Dr. Thomas Hogan, former Sound Money Project fellow and current Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs. Risk and Risk-Based Capital of U.S. Bank Holding Companies Thomas L. Hogan Troy University Neil R. Meredith West Texas A&M University; American Economic Association October 6, 2015 Journal of […]Read More