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Did Tariffs Make America Great?

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMonetary Theory

Blog10/06/2016

Economists Stephen Cohen and Bradford DeLong are spouting an unfortunate amount of enthusiasm for Alexander Hamilton's corporatist economics.

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The Bank of England Abandons Cryptocurrencies — For Now

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

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

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

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

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

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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"Thar's Gold in Them Mountains"

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog09/30/2016

It is no secret that secret Swiss bank accounts are not so secret anymore, as political elites worldwide wage an all-out war against financial privacy.

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The Stinky Japanese Bond

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog09/28/2016

Central banks have been on a bond-buying spree. This is good for governments deep in debt. But it is a risky and dangerous policy for the rest of us.

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How Much Longer Will Investors Trust the Central Banks?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/23/2016

The bond sell-off of early September 2016 may turn out to be just another blip in the extraordinary bond bull market. But it is too early to tell.

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FOMC, Not Surprisingly, Holds on Interest Rates Again

The FedMoney and Banks

Blog09/21/2016

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided yet again today to hold off on raising the target federal funds rate.

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What the Next Recession Will Look Like

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog09/19/2016

The cure for the curse of the Federal Reserve and its grand experiment is to install a sound monetary order. The next US president must clean house.

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The Fed Plans for the Next Crisis

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/13/2016

The Fed is busy coming up with new ways to "stimulate" and manipulate the economy.

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