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Gary Cohn is Concerned about Wall Street Clearinghouses – Blockchain is Already Fixing it

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banks

Blog13 hours ago
Helping de-escalate the risk of third party exchanges is, of course, simply one of the many potential applications for blockchain.

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Can a Modern Central Bank Still Be a "Banker's Bank"?

Swiss WatchMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The culture of central banking has ventured so far from a culture of restraint that it's unlikely anything but abolition will now fix matters.

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How Much Do Central Banks Cost Us?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/11/2017
Anti-gold advocates claim that precious metals are wasteful. This is hardly convincing when we look at the fat budgets and payrolls of central banks.

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Why the Euro Took a Dive After Merkel's Re-Election

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog10/04/2017
Angela Merkel may now be forced to include the Free Democrats in her new coalition. That's bad news for those who favor a more centralized EU.

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Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/28/2017
At the rate we're going, the Fed will need another 8 years to get the target interest rate up to 2 percent.

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Why Does US Price Inflation Remain Relatively Subdued?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/27/2017
What matters here is not the price levels. What matters are the increases in money supply which undermine the real wealth generation process.

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What Is the Correct Amount of Money?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/19/2017
Since the present monetary system is fundamentally unstable, there cannot be a "correct" money supply growth rate.

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Trump's China-Sanctions Madness Imperils the Dollar

Money and BanksProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/19/2017
The Trump administration is threatening to cut China off from the US dollar. But this could serve to destroy the dollar's reserve-currency status.

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The World Is Creeping Toward De-Dollarization

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

The reign of every world reserve currency has to come to an end at some point in time.

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