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Matt Machaj

Matt Machaj

Contributor since: 12 Aug 2013

Biography

Matt Machaj, PhD, is an economist whose research is focused on the monetary policy, the gold standard, and alternative monetary regimes. Matt is a university professor, blogger, publicist, founder of the Polish Mises Institute branch, member of Property and Freedom Society, and laureate of Lawrence Fertig Award.

  • The QE Could Be Coming to an End - So What?

    Published 08 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the August 2014 Market Overview report   It is important to review the minutes released recently by the Fed, since they may well…

  • Fed's NIRP and Its Implications for Gold Investors

    Published 08 July 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the July 2014 Market Overview report   Believe it or not, we are finally witnessing a true monetary revolution. Unfortunately it is not…

  • Interest Rate Hikes on the Horizon? Not Likely

    Published 09 April 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the April 2014 Market Overview report   Recent weeks were not bad for those gold investors' hearts filled with golden hopes. The price…

  • Can Gold and Interest Rates Move Higher at the Same Time?

    Published 17 March 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the March 2014 Market Overview report.   Can the gold price be fundamentally related to some other economic variables? Can we use those…

  • How Can Money Printing Exist and be Absent at the Same Time?

    Published 07 February 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the February 2014 Market Overview report.   In the past years, the Federal Reserve dropped many inflationary bombs on the markets. Inflationary in…

  • FOMC on Future Interest Rates

    Published 31 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the January 2014 Market Overview report   In terms of asset purchases monetary policy was, is and will be accommodative. More importantly so…

  • Buying Program in Reversal?

    Published 17 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the January 2014 Market Overview report.   After the announced "tapering" all the doubts were centered around the question, how big the "tapering"…

  • The Taperie is Here

    Published 13 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the January 2013 Market Overview report. 2013 was no doubt quite a bad year for gold investors. The huge sellout was a primary…

  • Lessons for the Future

    Published 30 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the December 2013 Market Overview report   In the last Market Overviews (and also to a considerable extent in the last several Premium…

  • Tapering vs. Tightening Issue Continued

    Published 23 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the December 2013 Market Overview report.   Last week all (investors') eyes were on the Fed, and the Fed delivered. A small (if…

  • Bernanke Seeing the Difference Between Tapering and Tightening

    Published 16 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the December 2013 Market Overview report.   On November 19th at National Economists Club Annual Dinner Bernanke gave a speech which could be…

  • Tapering or Tightening?

    Published 09 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the December 2013 Market Overview report   Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart delivered the news, responding to all speculation about the coming…

  • What Now for Janet Yellen?

    Published 02 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    "It deserves emphasis that a 6-1/2 percent unemployment rate and inflation one to two years ahead that is 1/2 percentage point above the Committee's 2…

  • Yellen in February 2013

    Published 25 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the November 2013 Market Overview report.   "I believe that the Federal Reserve's asset purchases and other unconventional policy actions have helped, and…

  • Yellen as a Predictor of Bubbles?

    Published 18 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the October 2013 Market Overview report.   Economics is an ironic science (if it is science at all by physicists' standards). One can…

  • Curious Case of Ben Bernanke

    Published 11 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the November 2013 Market Overview report.   Without a doubt, the biggest news in recent weeks has been the upcoming replacement of Fed…

  • What Tapering?

    Published 28 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the October 2013 Market Overview report.   Even though the so-called "tapering" of the Fed did not take place in September it is…

  • Federal Reserve, Stock Market and Gold

    Published 22 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the October 2013 Market Overview report.   In the previous update we have seen how Federal Reserve's balance sheet grew in the last…

  • What Was This Fed's Activity That Was Not Tapered?

    Published 14 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the October 2013 Market Overview report.   We all heard about various "bailouts" or the financial wizardry that the American government used after…

  • Currency Strength and Central Bank's Activity - Got Gold?

    Published 02 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Based on the October 2013 Market Overview report.   The crucial story for gold investors is not the pure inflation rate of the dollar, but…