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James Grant

James Grant

Editor and Founder, Grant's Interest Rate Observer
James Grant is the editor and founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, a twice-monthly journal of the financial markets. Grant originated the "Current Yield" column in Barron's before founding Grant's Interest Rate Observer in 1983. He is the author of five books on finance and financial history including Money of the Mind (1992) and Mr. Market Miscalculates (2008). A sixth book John Adams: Party of One, a biography of the second president of the United States, was published in March 2005. Grant's television appearances include 60 Minutes, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, CBS Evening News, and a 10-year stint on Wall Street Week.  His journalism has appeared in a variety of periodicals, including the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Affairs.

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A speech given at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Grant criticizes the Fed for exchanging central banking for a kind of central planning and the gold standard for what he calls a Ph.D. standard.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Grant foresees a new American gold standard despite Wall Street's stake in monetary chaos.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

We invest in a hall of mirrors. There is systematic of manipulation of values carried out by central banks the world over.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

The outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy and the consequences of the central bank's policy of quantitative easing.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

A proper gold standard promotes balance in the financial and commercial affairs of participating nations. The pure paper system promotes and perpetuates imbalances.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

The truth is that the current mess is a symptom of persistent financial derangement, in particular a sickness of the dollar.

Monday, December 1, 2008
Tuesday, December 18, 2007