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Americans Are Addicted to Homeownership, and the Government is the Pusher

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog12/22/2017
"Sure, it's nice that homeownership forces people to build equity in an asset, even if it is a profoundly crappy asset."

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Will Cryptocurrencies Pass the Market Test?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/16/2017
It is not enough to have an established purchasing power. A particular thing — to be used as money — must also pass the market selection process.

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De-Homogenizing Cryptocurrencies

Money and Banks

Blog12/15/2017
Over 1000 different cryptocurrencies exist, and their uses and values can vary considerably.

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Los precios de los activos también son precios

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/12/2017

La inflación está viva y coleando, y actualmente se está desatando el aumento de los precios de los activos.

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More on Interest Rates and Time Preference

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
Currently observed negative yields on some European corporate bonds supposedly runs contrary to the positive time preference theory. How can this be?

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I Have Doubts About Bitcoin

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
The quantity of money is certainly important. But so is its quality.

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What Gives Cryptocurrencies Their Value

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/01/2017
The value of cryptocurrencies comes fundamentally from what you can do with them.

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What Determines a Currency's Rate of Exchange?

Money and Banks

Blog11/25/2017
An important factor in setting the purchasing power of money is the supply of money.

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The Digital Revolution Has Empowered Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/23/2017
All the hype cannot hide the fact that this digital revolution has not delivered the increase in prosperity of previous technological revolutions.

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Why Are People Buying Bonds with Negative Yields?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2017
Is this really negative time preference or a central bank induced crack-up bond boom?

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