Money and Banking

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Inflation Has Been Contained — But Not Because of a Liquidity Trap

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog02/28/2018

When the Fed began paying interest on bank reserves, it kept a lid on inflation. But now there's no easy way out.

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Will the Data Tell Us When the Next Bust Is Due?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/27/2018
The trigger to boom-bust cycles is central bank monetary policies and not some mysterious factors we can only tease out of statistical data.
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What Free-Banking Advocates Get Wrong

Legal SystemMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/26/2018
Free-banking systems may make bank runs less frequent, but do they prevent credit expansion, artificial booms, and economic recessions?
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The True Money Supply Is Flashing Red

Money and BanksMoney and BankingMoney Supply

Blog02/26/2018

The suppression of the TMS growth rate, if it is sustained for the rest of the year, portends another credit crisis and housing bust.

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How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/23/2018
There are two important ways through which the central bank and its effectively inflationary machinations influence stock prices.
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Is Money Creation Fueling the Stock Market Surge?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/21/2018
In order then to have a general increase in prices, all other things being equal, there must be an increase first in the money supply.
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What Is Optimal Monetary Policy, Anyway?

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/16/2018
Economists usually sneak in their own value judgments when claiming they are for objectively "optimal" monetary policy.
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Fake Women and Phony Interest Rates

Capital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/15/2018
Today's central-bank induced low, low interest rates are making massive debt look much more attractive than it should.
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Should We Use Probability in Economics?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/14/2018
The numerical probability is only relevant in the sphere of non- economics where homogeneous cases are observed.
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Is This Week's Mini-Crash Just the Beginning?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/09/2018
The shaky stock market will shake investor confidence, and spells trouble for the future of the current boom.
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