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Banking and the State

World HistoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

02/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
Once a fiat money system has been put in place, banks and bankers have joined the vast criminal enterprise that is the state.
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Bailing Out Banks Is Inflationary

InterventionismMoney and Banking

02/22/2012Mises Daily Articles
A policy of unlimited increase in the money supply leads to a drastic debasement of the fiat currency.
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Central Banks Can Increase the Money Supply, Even If Banks Do Not Lend

The FedMoney and Banking

09/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
Banks can and do make clients shift from short-term deposits.
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The Many Euphemisms for Money Creation

Money and BankingMonetary Theory

01/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
Since the outbreak of the so-called international-credit-market crisis, euphemisms have risen to great prominence. This holds true in particular for monetary-policy experts, who are at great pains to disguise what they are doing.
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The Many Names for Money Creation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

01/03/2011The Free Market
Thanks to the doublespeak of monetary-policy experts, the launch of monetary policy leading to high inflation may not be discernible by the public at large.
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The Faults of Fractional-Reserve Banking

The FedGold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

12/23/2010Mises Daily Articles
Fiat money — or, to be more precise, its production — is already a violation of the free-market principle; and fractional-reserve banking amounts to leveraging the economic consequences of fiat money. Austrians favor a money that is freely chosen and operates by market principles.
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Fiat Money and Collective Corruption

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

05/25/2010Audio/Video
Recorded at The Mises Circle in Manhattan, on May 22nd, 2010. PDF [29:45]
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The Fallacy of the (Super)Neutrality of Money

InterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

10/23/2009Mises Daily Articles
it needs to be noted that the hypothesis of the superneutrality of money is expressive of the empiricist-positivist approach of modelling economics according to the natural sciences.
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There Will Be Hyper(Inflation)

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

04/02/2009Audio/Video
The German hyperinflation was the result of a policy that considered the financing of government debt by an accelerating increase in the money stock as the politically least unfavorable method. It seems that the state of opinion hasn't actually changed much. Today, there is great public support...
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