Despite popular rhetoric, the World’s biggest economy did use the state’s money creating powers to help boost output. Guess what, it didn’t result in hyperinflation!
For the first time since August 2015, members of the Bank of England’s MPC unanimously voted to maintain the Bank base rate at 0.5%. But why?
Unstable financial markets are making headlines once again. This time around politicians and regulators are being forced to admit they do not have the tools they need to build a strong economy and avoid another crisis.
Fran Boait, Executive Director of Positive Money and economics commentator Professor John Weeks discuss whether it's time to rethink the concept of Quantitative Easing on Share Radio Investment Perspectives programme.
Wrapping one’s head around the difference between official versus private money is a lot harder than understanding the distinction between physical and electronic money — but it is also essential for making informed judgments about financial and monetary policy, reads an article in the Financial Times, 1st February 2016.