The Fed says it stabilizes the economy. I’m skeptical

Bill Bergman  |  July 13, 2021

By Bill Bergman, includes “Before, during, and after the 2007–09 financial crisis, the masthead of the Federal Reserve Board’s main webpage included the following assertion right below its name at the top of the page … ‘The Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, provides the nation with a safe, flexible and stable monetary and financial system.’ This statement is still there today. Can we all breathe easier now? Maybe not, if we endured one of the worst financial crises ever while the Fed was championing itself as a source of stability.… Can we take for granted the Fed’s continuing claims to be a guarantor of stability, today? Not just in terms of the Fed’s role in stabilizing and/or bailing out large financial institutions, but for a stable price level?”

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