Yaron discusses the ability of the Federal Reserve to guide the economy, their ability to set interest rates & the consequences for the economy and for financial markets. Yaron argues that there should be no Fed and that Powell's Federal Reserve is particularily dangerous.
00:04:52: the Fed and interest rates; central planners; economic forecasting and models
00:11:56: the Fed’s purpose & impact on the economy
00:25:20: Question: what would happen to NYC if all the financial institutions moved away?
00:27:23: Question: why did it take so long for the Fed to be established post 1907?
00:29:38: Question: should one morally condemn social media when they are immoral?
00:31:13: Question: Is ARI open to financing independent philosophers like Charles Tu?
00:32:28: Question: Can you explain why the government is responsible for Jekyll island?
00:35:54: the Fed’s function in the economy, then and now; Gold; CPI and inflation
00:48:12: current Fed interest rate; alleged reasons; Market response and consequences
00:59:48: Question: why do bankers have a choke-hold on the world and how can that be changed?
1:01:34: Question: Why did Alan Greenspan abandon Objectivism?
1:03:53: critiquing Trump’s economy; Paris accord, CO2 emissions, and Poverty rate
1:13:00: Question: How to fix the Fed?
1:14:07: Trump’s economy; tax deductions and cuts; minority employment rates; wages
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Yaron Brook, Radical for Capitalism, discusses news, culture and politics from the principled perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. Yaron is the executive chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute and a world class speaker.