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What Will the Fed Do After the Election?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/03/2016

In a move that surprised exactly no one, the Fed's Federal Open Market Committee yesterday announced it would take no action.

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Bring Back the "Gold-Clause Contracts"

Legal SystemMoney and BanksGold StandardMonetary Theory

Blog10/31/2016

The courts have long sided with the Feds in refusing to enforce gold clauses in private contracts. State governments can undo some of this damage.

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Dollar and Yuan Cash In on the Global Money-Printing Trend

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/28/2016

As free-floating fiat money, the major currencies of the world are locked in a complex game of relative devaluation and manipulation.

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The War Against Payday Lending

Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/25/2016

The federal government is again trying to take free choice away from borrowers by imposing new regulations on short-term loans like payday lending.

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Six Things to Consider About Inflation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/21/2016

Increasing the money supply leads to many negative effects that are not measured as price inflation in measures like the CPI.

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Is Yellen Starting a Civil War at the Fed?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/21/2016

Some inflation hawks are beginning to speak up at the Fed. But will they be enough to put the brakes on the current easy-money experiment?

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China Moves Forward with Its De-Dollarization Strategy

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/21/2016

The world monetary order is changing. Slowly but steadily, global trade and currency markets are becoming less dollar-centric.

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Inflation May Be Causing a Long-Term Rise in Unemployment

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/20/2016

Far from being neutral, inflation leads to changes in political institutions, and these changes push up unemployment over time.

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The Federal Reserve Is Hillary Clinton’s Secret Weapon

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2016

With an election coming, the Fed has lost its enthusiasm for raising interest rates, much to the benefit of the incumbent party.

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Why This "Boom" Doesn't Feel Like One

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2016

There are really two types of asset-price-inflation periods. One is the "boom" type, but the other is the current "depression" type.

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