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Why Governments Want a Central Bank-Issued Digital Currency

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Threatened by the existence of private digital currencies, central banks are looking to create some of their own.

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Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates

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Negative interest rates have proven to be unpopular with the public. But the central banks have other strategies up their sleeves.

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Former IMF Economist Declares War on Cash

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The War on Cash is nothing more than a lust for more power by central bankers and their advocates in academia.

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The False Promises Behind Quantitative Easing

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Loose monetary policy is based on a trickle-down theory designed to encourage spending and punish saving. This will lead to greater pain in the end.

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The Fed vs. Savings

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The Federal Reserve and in particular fiat money ruins the incentive to save for a better future.

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Sorry, Krugman: Austerity Is Good for the Economy

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If Paul Krugman took a more serious look at Europe, he would see that austerity policies really do produce a better economy.

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Investors Are Thwarting the Bank of England's Latest QE Scheme

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Investors are not cooperating with the Bank of England's efforts to drive Brits to riskier investments.


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How US States Can Pave the Way for Greater Use of Sound Money

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Utah has declared any gold and silver coins issued by the US government as legal tender in the state — and free from any taxation.

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How Central Banks Are Bleeding the Middle Class Dry

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Pension funds, savings accounts, and insurance funds — all essential middle class tools for savings — are seeing their yields dry up.

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