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Why Civilization Needs Money

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/05/2017
Our civilization is inseparably linked with our methods of economic calculation.

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The Death of the European Banking Union

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/03/2017
The Italian banking crisis has managed to kill the new European Banking Union almost as soon as it was begun.

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Beware the Predictions of "Experts" Like Janet Yellen

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/03/2017
Alarm bells go off when an economist, central banker or government official declares there’s no danger of economic turmoil in the near future.

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Jim Grant Explains the Gold Standard

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/27/2017
Jim Grant: Our current monetary system "is the financial counterpart to the philosophy of statism."

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The Money-Velocity Myth

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Blog06/26/2017
Velocity has nothing to do with the purchasing power of money.

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Yes, the Fed Really Is Holding Down Interest Rates

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/26/2017
The empirical evidence is clear: the Fed is pursuing an expansionist monetary policy — and the economic benefits have been disappointing at best.

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Week in Review: June 24, 2017

Labor and WagesLegal SystemMedia and CultureMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog06/23/2017
While the Federal Reserve is desperate to depict an optimistic vision for the global economy, their fellow central bankers aren't buying it.

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What Derek Carr’s Contract Teaches Us about Wall Street and Income Inequality

The FedMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog06/23/2017
Until we abolish the Fed, Wall Street will continue to dominate the economy even more than Bill Belicheck has the dominated NFL.

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Four Reasons Central Banks are Wrong to Fight Deflation

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/22/2017
The harmful character of deflation is a sacred dogma of monetary policy. However, evidence substantiating these claims is either weak or nonexistent.

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Does the Fed Follow Its Own Rules?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The central bank is unlikely to follow rules like the Taylor Rule because they are fundamentally political organizations with their own agendas.

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