Bart Klein Ikink

Articles by Bart Klein Ikink

A financial crisis occurs when liquidity in the financial markets suddenly disappears. To cope with such an event central banks are ready to inject liquidity into the financial system. Liquidity is another word for central bank currency....
The prospect of negative interest rates is making people angry. They don't like the idea. For that reason some politicians call for a ban on negative interest rates because that will make voters happy. This is a price control and that...
Introduction

The coming financial crisis may prove to become a turning point in history. Central banks will be considering negative interest rates because the natural interest rate, which is the interest rate that will bring stable...
The Fourth Coinage Act of 1873 embraced the gold standard and demonetized silver, known as the “Crime of 73”