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7 Things Trump Must Do

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog11/11/2016

In this open letter to Donald Trump, free-market economists outline steps Trump should take to free the economy.

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The Looming Bubble in Long-Term Debt

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/10/2016

As yield-starved investors look to longer-dated assets, the biggest risk facing financial markets may be the financial asset duration bubble.

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How Government Budget Deficits Make Us Poorer

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog11/09/2016

Government spending — not the size of the deficit — is the real problem with government intervention in the economy.

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What Mises Would Say About Austria's New 70-year Bond

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/04/2016

Nearly 70 years ago, Ludwig von Mises explained the seemingly irrational hunger among capitalists for long-term government bonds.

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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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