—James Grant, publisher of Grant's Interest Rate Observer
“An outsider turned insider gives a gripping account of how false, but stubbornly held beliefs at the Fed helped create the global economic crisis as well as contributing to rising inequality in the United States. Brutally honest and engagingly written…A must read.”
—W. R. White, former Economic Adviser and Head of the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for International Settlements
“Penned with bold prose and laced with compelling arguments, Booth delineates the exact reasons that the Fed has failed America and why America should abandon the Fed. Fed Up is a must-read tale of the over-reaching power, unfettered egos and clueless bravado that struck at the core of American stability, and must do so no longer.”
—Nomi Prins, author of All the Presidents’ Bankers
"Drawing on her years as a top advisor to the president of the Dallas Fed, [Booth] takes us behind the scenes as central bankers deal with the last decade’s ballooning housing bubble, its spectacular bursting and the messy clean-up. This view from the inside is not to be missed."
—A. Gary Shilling, President of A. Gary Shilling & Co
“The road to hell is paved with good intentions. [Booth] personalizes and clearly explains the influence, the danger and consequences of monetary activism gone wild.”
—Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group
" This book is a must read for every American who wants to stay informed and educated about our financial future."
—Allen West, Member of the 112th U.S. Congress
“If you want to read a strong counterpoint—from the perspective of a lonely non-Keynesian within the Fed—to the ‘we saved the world’ narratives of those who led us to zero yields, asset bubbles and a fast-shrinking middle class, this is it.”
—Rob Arnott, Chairman of Research Affiliates
"[Booth] takes us behind closed doors both at the Dallas Fed, and Fed headquarters in Washington DC, to shine a light on how the monetary sausage is made. Along the way she shows that central bankers are not the distant demi-gods most imagine, but flesh-and-blood humans who make the same stumbles and celebrate occasional success like the rest of us. Danielle DiMartino Booth proves that insightful technical analysis and hilarious anecdotes can exist between the covers of the same book. "
—James Rickards, author of The Road to Ruin
“In Fed Up, Booth's insider status, captivating personality, mellifluous writing style and keen sense of observation are wrapped up into a thoughtful analysis of our country's dependency on the Fed and the worrisome consequences of that addiction. Read it and you'll be ahead of the curve and the developing Fed debate.”
—Douglas A. Kass, founder and president of Seabreeze Partners Management Inc.