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Money-Supply Growth Fell to an 8-year Low in March

05/11/2017FedWatch
March's year-over-year percentage increase in the money supply hit a 103-month low of 5.9 percent.

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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.

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The Essential Link Between Consumers and Financial Markets

Financial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/10/2017
Much like an entrepreneur, a good investor seeks to know how to best serve consumers — and then invests his money in firms that do it.

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Three Ways Trump's Tax "Cuts" Will Raise Taxes

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
Trump's plan to increase spending and lower taxes will only increase deficit spending. And that brings with it a host of new costs for taxpayers.

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Napolitano: The GOP Didn't Touch the Core of Obamacare

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
The GOP Obamacare repeal did nothing to repeal the four core premises of Obamacare and federal control of health care.

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Listen to Dead Economists

EducationHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2017
We need dead economists to save us from ourselves, and from the hubris of "New Economics."

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California, Illinois, and New York Keep Losing People to Other States

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
High taxes and a high cost of living may be driving many people across state lines.

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South Korea Rejects US Foreign Policy

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/09/2017
Moon Jae-in’s election is a defeat for America, it will likely be one for the South Korean people as well.

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Would You Lease-to-Own a Pair of Sneakers?

Blog05/09/2017
In our world of ultra-easy money, you can now take out a loan to buy a pair of sneakers. What could possibly go wrong?

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How Government Regulations Made Healthcare So Expensive

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog05/09/2017
The US has paid a heavy price for denying potential competitors entry into the health-care marketplace.

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