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Mark Carney: Britain's Celebrity Central Banker

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Blog10/17/2016

As in much of the globe, central bankers in Britain are quickly replacing elected politicians as the most visible and powerful public officials.

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Interest Rates and the Marshmallow Test

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People have a natural preference for having good things now instead of having them later. This is a problem for advocates of negative interest rates.

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The Week in Review: October 15, 2016

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Blog10/14/2016

We are less than a month away from the election and it can not be over soon enough.

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Thanks to Central Banks, Saving Rates Are Declining Worldwide

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Blog10/12/2016

Americans are saving very little money for emergencies. Unfortunately, central banks have been encouraging the same thing worldwide.

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Will Eliminating Cash Save the Economy?

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Blog10/11/2016

As another step toward greater use of negative interest rates, the abolition of cash will only lead to the destruction of wealth.

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Japanese Consumers Not Afraid of Deflation

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Blog10/10/2016

It turns out that the Japanese people do not have the Apoplithorismosphobia that their government officials have.

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Auroville's "Utopia": A Town without Money or Politics?

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Blog10/07/2016

The claims about a "moneyless" utopian village in India turn out to be false. No one with an understanding of economics should be surprised.

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The Bank of England Abandons Cryptocurrencies — For Now

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Blog10/05/2016

An adoption of digital currencies by central banks could bring the next generation of central bankers more power than their predecessors imagined.

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Central Banks Sheepish as Savers Keep Saving

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Blog10/04/2016

Frightened by an unstable economy and low returns, savers are saving even more and frustrating the plans of central bankers.

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Uncle Sam May Tip Deutsche Bank Over the Edge

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Blog10/04/2016

The US Dept. of Justice wants to extract billions in fines from Deutsche Bank. German taxpayers may then be on the hook for the inevitable bailout.

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