• Fed’s Move to End Stimulus Aids Market Stability

    The Federal Reserve Bank’s recent announcement that it is on the verge of ending its unprecedented and controversial monetary stimulus program seemed to reassure investors and let the Dow Jones Industrial Average eke out mild gains each day during the past week.

  • Lack of Gold Standard Hurts U.S. Economic Growth, Forbes Says

    The absence of a gold standard in the United States is hindering economic growth and leading to ill-fated monetary policies, former Republican presidential candidate Steve Forbes told more than 1,000 attendees during his FreedomFest keynote address.