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Austrian Monetary Theory vs. Federal Reserve Inflation Targeting

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Blog11 hours ago
When a central bank sets a two-percent price inflation target as a guide for monetary policy, it is targeting an arbitrary construction of economic statisticians.

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The Chinese Economy's Fatal Flaws

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Blog23 hours ago
China faces problems of both an easy-money-induced bubble, and a corrupt regulatory regime.

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People’s QE? It's Venezuela with Tea and Cakes

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Blog08/18/2017
Jeremy Corbyn's "People's QE" is just the Argentinian model and the Venezuelan model disguised in Anglo-Saxon terms.

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A Tale of Two "Deflationary" Booms — The Gilded Age vs. Today

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Blog08/18/2017
Today's easy-money-fueled economic "boom" doesn't compare well to booms of the past.

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China: A Keynesian Monster

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Blog07/31/2017
The the Chinese economy is a Keynesian jobs project of outrageous scale.

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Is Money Created by Government Decree?

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Blog07/31/2017
Today’s demand for money is determined by yesterday’s purchasing power of money.

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Here's the True Definition of a Recession — It's Not About GDP

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Blog07/19/2017
Recessions are the liquidation of a boom that sprang up thanks to a previous period of loose monetary policy.

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Why Wage Growth Is So Weak

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Blog07/17/2017
As central banks enable the creation of money out of thin air, wealth creation has suffered, as has worker productivity.

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The Bernanke-Yellen Bubble-Depression

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Blog07/10/2017
The next economic crisis will be directly tied to the last economic crisis and the policies the Fed used to “solve” it. As such, it should be called the Bernanke-Yellen Crisis.

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