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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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

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Will Low Unemployment Cause Accelerating Inflation?

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Blog09/08/2017
In an unhampered market, there is no reason why low levels of unemployment should lead to an inflationary spiral.

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Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?

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Blog09/04/2017
A cut in government outlays is great news for wealth generators and to the economy.

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What Is the Liquidity Trap?

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Blog08/27/2017
"Too little spending" does not cause recessions. On the contrary, too much spending spurred by central bank meddling is what leads to booms and busts.

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Austrian Monetary Theory vs. Federal Reserve Inflation Targeting

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Blog08/22/2017
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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