A timeline of the precious metal's effects on the world – from gold rush to gold standard.
In a recent speech, Charles Plosser, president of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, criticized current Fed policy and the response to the financial crisis.
We weren't wrong, the market was – the gist of recent comments from John Hussman, president and principal shareholder of Hussman Econometrics Advisors, the firm that manages the Hussman Funds.
Congressman Ron Paul's bill may never pass, but history suggests the US economy would be better off without the Federal Reserve.
With a retirement this summer, the central bank will have just four of seven board seats filled.