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Free Markets Do Not Need Negative Interest Rates

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog6 hours ago

Central banks and their defenders would have us believe negative interest rates are necessary to stimulate demand. They're wrong.

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Abolishing the 500-Euro Note: Fighting or Facilitating Crime?

Global EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog12 hours ago

Citing grave concerns that "this banknote could facilitate illicit activities," those desperate inflationists intrepid crime fighters at the ECB will cease production of the 500-euro note.

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Growth Trends Measured by GDP and Gross Output

Blog13 hours ago

Based on the growth rate of the money supply, the yearly growth rate of gross output is unlikely to display spectacular performance in the months ahead.

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Newman, Salerno Join the Tom Woods Show

U.S. HistoryAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

Blog16 hours ago

Following his article last week on ABCT and the Great Depression, Jonathan Newman, along with Joseph Salerno, joins the Tom Woods Show.

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Why Aren't Female Soccer Players Paid More?

Media and Culture

Blog17 hours ago

If Comedy Central thinks women's soccer players should be paid more, they need to convince people that its more fun to watch women's soccer.

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Central Bank Roundup: More Rates Moving Toward Zero

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog18 hours ago

More central banks are moving key interest rates to where they've never been seen before.

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