Senator Rand Paul is an independent-minded thinker in the U.S. Senate, even challenging the conventional policy approaches of his own party on issues ranging from Iraq to drug sentencing. This month, Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.
After a back injury forced him to re-evaluate his Olympic dreams, Ben Davies found a new thrill in the competition of trading. Now
managing a long-only gold fund, he strives to protect investors’ wealth while advocating for free market reforms around the globe.
Instead of trying to determine how or when the Federal Reserve will taper or end their monetary experiment, we wanted to juxtapose statements that were made today with the actual facts. Readers can draw their own conclusions.
It was Milton Friedman, not Ben Bernanke, who first made reference to dropping money from helicopters in order to prevent deflation. Bernanke’s now famous “helicopter speech” in 2002, however, was no less enthusiastically supportive of the concept.