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Invitation to Panel Discussion by Steve Forbes and Nathan Lewis

New York, NY – November 7, 2017 – The Committee for Monetary Research & Education is please to extend an invitation from Steve Forbes, author of Money, and Nathan Lewis, author of Gold: The final standard to join their panel discussion in New York City on November 13 at 7pm on the topic: The Fed’s Central Planning Is Destroying Your Money and Hurting The Economy. Tickets are available here:

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Founded in 1970, the Committee for Monetary Research & Education is a non-profit, educational organization that seeks to promote greater public understanding of the nature of monetary institutions and of the central role that a healthy monetary system plays in the well-being of a free society.  Its ability to carry on its mission depends entirely on voluntary support from the public.  Donations are tax deductible.

CMRE Announces Video of its Blockchain Technology Conference now Available

New York, NY – November 7, 2017 – The Committee for Monetary Research & Education is pleased to announce that a video of its blockchain technology conference is now available on its website at: www.cmre.org.  The  Committee would like to thank the speakers, George GilderLawrence WhiteSaifedean AmmousRalph Benko, and moderator Valentin Schmid as well as those who attended and participated in the event.

The Committee is in the process of planning its Spring event.  Please check the website for updates.

Founded in 1970, the Committee for Monetary Research & Education is a non-profit, educational organization that seeks to promote greater public understanding of the nature of monetary institutions and of the central role that a healthy monetary system plays in the well-being of a free society.  Its ability to carry on its mission depends entirely on voluntary support from the public.  Donations are tax deductible.

CMRE Announces Next Meeting

New York, NY – July 24, 2017 – The Committee for Monetary Research & Education is pleased to announced that its next meeting will be held at the University Club in New York City on October 3.  The topic will be on crypto-currencies, and specially the opportunity for private currencies to disaggregate the banks from commerce and the allocation of savings.

Speakers will include noted author George Gilder, co-founder of Ethereum Joe Lupin, thought-leader Saifedean Ammous, and more.  Check back on www.cmre.org for more information and to purchase tickets.

Founded in 1970, the Committee for Monetary Research & Education is a non-profit, educational organization that seeks to promote greater public understanding of the nature of monetary institutions and of the central role that a healthy monetary system plays in the well-being of a free society.

Steve Lonegan

Steve Lonegan was mayor of Bogota, NJ for twelve years and was the Republican Party’s nominee for Senate in 2013. He is currently Director of Monetary Policy for American Principles in Action and head of the Fix the Dollar Project.

Larry Parks

Larry Parks is Founder of the Foundation for the Advancement of Monetary Education and Moderator of the Larry Parks Show. Mr. Parks has been a tireless advocate for hard money as the antidote to the destruction of the working middle class.

John Brown

John Browne has had an illustrious career as an officer in the Grendier Guards, a graduate of  Havard Business School, a Wall Street banker, and finally a politician. Mr. Browne served as a Conservative Member of Parliament from 1979 to 1992. He was a close advisor to Margaret Thatcher on Russia and later become vice-chairman of the UK Independence Party. See his recent interview with Greg Hunter in which he discusses the geopolitics of Ukraine, the economy, the dollar as a reserve currency, and gold mining. Mr. Browne currently serves as an advisor to Euro Pacific Capital.

Thomas Hoenig

Mr. Hoenig currently serves as vice-Chairman of the FDIC and formerly as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

See his 2009 speech: “Too Big Has Failed” in which he deftly undermined the assumptions of the 2008 bailouts: “Any financial crisis leaves a stream of losses embedded among the various participants, and these losses must ultimately be borne by someone.” He provided a simple framework for financial regulation: “Shareholders would be forced to bear the full risk of the positions they have taken and suffer the resulting losses.”

Mr. Hoenig’s perspective provides invaluable insight into the current banking system – including what has happened to the festering losses that were suffered in 2008 but never resolved.

George Selgin

George Selgin is Director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives. He is an adherent to the Free Banking School. See his recent article “L Street: Bagehotian Prescriptions for a 21st Century Money Market” in which he critiques the top-heavy banking system in which a few, systemically important banks controls the liquidity of the entire financial system. Many consider Selgin to be the highest expert on deflation, which is now affecting Europe and, given recent trends, may soon visit these shores.

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Paul Volcker

Paul Volcker served as the twelfth chairman of the Federal Reserve, from 1979 to 1987. Inflation was running at 12% when he was appointed to office, on its way to 15%. Volcker courageously raised interest rates to 20%, despite fierce political, business, and financial opposition. When he left office, inflation was 4.3%. Volcker was Chairman of the President’s Economic Recovery Board from 2009 to 2011 and supported rules to prevent banks from trading for their own accounts. He famously commented: “the only useful banking innovation was the invention of the ATM.”

CMRE Launches New Website

New York, NY – October 18, 2014 – The Committee for Monetary Research & Education is pleased to announced the launching of its new internet site at www.cmre.org.

Dan Oliver, President of the CMRE, commented: “The CMRE began in 1970, when information transmission was extremely expensive. For those outside the big media companies, the most efficient methods to reach the public were lectures and physical distribution of articles and monographs, in which the CMRE excelled. Today, with the proper use of technology, information transfer is virtually free, allowing the market to choose quality ideas without corporate filters.”

The CMRE has a long history and voluminous archives, much of which has yet to be digitized. As it is preserved, it will be added to the new site.

Oliver added: “While lectures are no longer an efficient way to disseminate raw information, gatherings will always best serve the purpose of idea exchange, which is why the CMRE continues to sponsor semi-annual meetings of monetary specialists.”

The new website will help coordinate the CMRE’s efforts to gather, develop, and disseminate discussions of monetary principles as reflected in the lessons history offers and how they relate to the classical liberal foundations of Western civilization.

Founded in 1970, the Committee for Monetary Research & Education is a non-profit, educational organization that seeks to promote greater public understanding of the nature of monetary institutions and of the central role that a healthy monetary system plays in the well-being of a free society.