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The Tragedy of the Euro (and Who is Truly to Blame)

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/31/2019

Italy’s problems are yet to descend into a Greek-style crisis, but that is the direction of travel. And Italy is far more serious than Greece because of its sheer size.

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Will Policy Makers Turn a Global Economic Slowdown Into a Crisis?

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/24/2019

It is easy to blame weakening global markets on Trump, but it would be dangerous to believe that's the real cause of the slowdown.

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Why Taiwan Grew Rich While the Mainland Starved

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog01/23/2019

Although hardly "free-market" in any doctrinaire way, the relatively free economy of Taiwan delivered immense growth in standards of living while many Chinese on the mainland starved.

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Capitalism Doesn't Cause Consumerism — Governments Do

Global EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/21/2019

It's government — not markets — that intervene to "stimulate" ever greater amounts of spending and consumption. A healthy market economy, meanwhile,  relies on both saving and spending.

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The Crisis of Argentina and How to Reduce Country Risk

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/16/2019

Argentina has all the ingredients to be a global leading economy, but current policy makes the country a promise that always disappoints. 

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The Eurozone Is in a Danger Zone

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/05/2019

The stage has been set for a global credit crisis. And the Eurozone is a time-bomb waiting to happen.

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Cleaning Up "Marxist Trash" is the Best Way for Bolsonaro to Build a Better Brazil

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomyStrategy

Blog01/04/2019

It is encouraging to see the rise of a popular politician willing to use his platform to openly call out the dangers of Marxist ideology.

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The ECB’s Quantitative Easing Was a Failure — Here Is What It Actually Did

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog12/27/2018

The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.

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Italy: A Brewing Storm Within the EU

Global Economy

Blog12/12/2018

The political and economic powder keg that is Italy is a greater threat to the EU than Brexit ever was.

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