Should Government Bail Out Big Banks?

In 2008, America experienced the biggest meltdown of its financial sector since the Great Depression. The conventional wisdom is that this failure and subsequent government rescue, commonly known as “the bailout” was brought about by three decades of bank de-regulation. There were a lot of causes for the meltdown, but deregulation wasn’t one of them. […]

Went to 10 banks seeking $2 bills – how many did we get? Hidden spy camera shows all

Two dollar bills. You know, a lot of people think that they’re hard to come by or are unattainable overall but I always tell them – you can just get them at the bank. Hi, I’m John, director of The Two Dollar Bill Documentary, and I thought today we would try a little experiment. We’re […]

New Fed findings reveal troubling shortcomings at US’s big banks

What Is Free Banking, and Why Should I Care? | Learn Liberty

Ordinary debates about monetary and banking policy take it for granted that a government central bank like the Federal Reserve System will continue to provide money and that government regulators will continue to limit what banks may do in the payment system. Here I don’t want to take that for granted. I want to help […]

Unraveling the Central Banks’ Misbehavior (w/ Jim Grant & Bill Fleckenstein)

Jim Grant: Hello. I’m Jim Grant. I am with my friend, Bill Fleckenstein. And let me just say that I met Bill during the panic of 1907. And we have known each other so long, we could almost—Bill Fleckenstein: Almost finish each others’ sentences. JG: It’s true. I think, actually, we got to know each […]

🔴Zero (Imagine Dragons Parody)

I find it hard to do the things I wanna do the most Find a little bit of money as I get close Bank account in overdraft and chaos Send it low, send it high, got my credit bill, God Running out of cash and it’s only November Hoping that I make it to the […]

How The Banks Bought Bitcoin | Lightning Network

Hey!, you!, you may have seen something about Bitcoin a few years back. It sounded revolutionary. This was going to replace the banks. It was permissionless decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash. No one can take it from you. You can send any amount for less than a penny fast. But damn, the price was $100 and […]

Will Central Bank Liquidity Be the Next Recession Catalyst? (w/ Danielle DiMartino Booth)

DANIELLE DIMARTINO BOOTH: Hello, I am Danielle DiMartino Booth. Happy to be back on Real Vision. Since the last time I was on, I have founded a new company called Quill Intelligence. We produce a daily newsletter called The Daily Feather and it’s already garnered a cult following. Rolled out right after Memorial Day, and […]

The Central Banks’ Monetary Policy Is Backfiring (w/ Simon White)

SIMON WHITE: My name is Simon White. I’m co-founder of Variant Perception which is a macro-economic research company. Our aim is to look for leading economic relationships so that we can find actionable trading ideas. Really what we’re trying to get away from is a Guru approach to economic research so we’re very data driven, […]