伯南克:负利率政策并不稀奇

伯南克:为什么我们不能回去金本位?

自从布雷顿森林体系(Bretton Woods system)在1971年崩溃之后,我们就告别了“金本位制度”(gold standard),在法定货币制度及浮动汇率制度之下,各国的货币总有升有跌,一些人会认为,如果回到金本位制度,币值会比较稳定。
A magnifying glass is held over a 50 subject one dollar note sheet after being printed by an intaglio printing press in this arranged photograph at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Republican efforts to pass a fiscal year 2016 budget cleared another hurdle as the House named its members to a conference committee and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to do the same by the end of the week. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

钱是什么?为什么我们要追赶通胀?

我们都知道,投资是为了赚钱、累积财富。但是,钱(money)到底是什么?了解钱的“本质”,可能会令你对“投资”这件事有完全不同的看法。