Money and Banking

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Deflation, Easy Money, and the Boom-Bust Cycle

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/02/2017
When money is made "out of thin air," we see economic busts go hand-in-hand with price deflation. This is not the case with sound money.

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Gold vs. Fluctuating Fiat Exchange Rates

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/02/2017
Without gold, without an international money, the world is destined to stumble into one accelerated monetary crisis after another.

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The Cultural Consequences of the Federal Reserve

From the ArchivesMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/01/2017
Our inflation and debt-based system encourages our society to adopt a short-term perspective.

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How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/30/2017
Given current bond and stock market valuations, investors seem to be fairly confident that the Fed will succeed in keeping the boom going.

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Changes in the Money Supply Don't Cause Business Cycles

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/30/2017
Business cycles do not result from mere fluctuations in the money supply. What is needed is that the changes occur with money made "out of thin air."

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How Washington's Reaction to Trump's Budget Justifies the Rise of Bitcoin

U.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog05/25/2017
As politicians prove to be unable to confront economic reality, it’s easy to see how crypto-currencies are becoming increasingly attractive.

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Is the Sky Falling?

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2017
We believe in liberty, not fate. The sky falls only if we let it.

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How Magical is the Keynesian Multiplier?

Money and BankingOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/18/2017
Real wealth comes from greater production and saving. More spending — especially when spurred by printing money — doesn't make us rich.

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Milton Friedman Debunked — by Econometricians

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/12/2017
Despite arbitrarily fudging the data, Friedman was unable to support one of his most central claims — that the demand for money is very stable.

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Three Ways Trump's Tax "Cuts" Will Raise Taxes

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
Trump's plan to increase spending and lower taxes will only increase deficit spending. And that brings with it a host of new costs for taxpayers.

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