Michael Pento

Articles by Michael Pento

By now we have all heard it many times before…the Fed’s mantra about ending QE is starting to sound just like a broken record.  Our central bank is aware it has to stop manipulating credit and interest rates some day, and on a basic...
The market averages continue to set record highs, as investors are forced by the Fed into stock market speculation due to artificially-suppressed interest rates. But neither our central bank nor corporate measures deployed solely to...
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson weighed in on the budget and debt ceiling gridlock in Washington and offered a solution last week by saying, “I hate the whole concept of a debt ceiling”. He also indicated that putting a legal limit...
The sad truth is that the primary function of the Fed and Treasury has now become the sustention and expansion of disastrous asset bubbles.  In fact, while Mr. Bernanke officially acknowledges QEs one through three, the truth is he...
The President of the Europe’s central bank said back in July of 2012 that it would fight rising borrowing costs by doing “whatever it takes” to ensure sovereign bond yields do not spiral out of control. This past week Mr. Bernanke took a...
Wall Street is now reflecting upon the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and the start of the Credit Crisis. In fact, most are celebrating the belief that the complete collapse of the American economy was avoided thanks...
While officials from the Federal Reserve gather recently in Jackson Hole Wyoming to bemoan that inflation isn’t yet high enough for their liking, the truth is that inflation is already ravaging the middle class.To prove my point, the...

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