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Helicopter Pilot Janet Yellen

Former Fed Official: Fed is "out of line"

BlogMarch 31, 2015

Why is it that only former Fed officials are willing to say the truth about the economy and monetary policy. I know they don't know the whole truth and they are blinded by power, but why do they always wait till they are "former" to tell the truth....

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Past Due Notice

Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) Dipping

BlogMarch 31, 2015

 March’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management dropped to the lowest it’s been this year. The combined index fell from 53.2 in February to 51.2 this month....

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Bubble Unto Others

BlogMarch 31, 2015

There’s more to the global adventures of the greenback than meets The Economist’s eye....

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Lew Rockwell on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

BlogMarch 30, 2015

Fearing it might some day compete against the World Bank and IMF, the US has been staunchly against China's AIIB. ...

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Mises Weekends: Paul-Martin Foss on the Journey From Ron Paul's Office to the Carl Menger Center

BlogMarch 27, 2015

Jeff Deist and Paul-Martin Foss discuss Ron Paul's years fighting the Federal Reserve, why Carl Menger still matters, and why the Beltway types are wrong when they want to tinker with—rather...

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Skyscraper Curse

"In other words, you cannot accurately forecast a recession or financial panic by looking at either the announcement or the completion of the world’s tallest building"

BlogMarch 27, 2015

"In other words, you cannot accurately forecast a recession or financial panic by looking at either the announcement or the completion of the world’s tallest building"

 

So...

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Mises Daily Friday: Brazil — Victim of Vulgar Keynesianism

BlogMarch 27, 2015

Mises Daily Friday by Antony Mueller:

Brazil's government has long been devoted to the idea that more government spending will create more economic prosperity. For a time, it seemed to work, but now...

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Europeans Overcoming Their Apoplithorismosphobia

BlogMarch 26, 2015

Europeans have long been fearful of the prospects of price deflation, but now that it has arrived they have embraced it.

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A Reality Check on Defense Spending

BlogMarch 26, 2015

Time reports that Rand Paul has come out in favor of a sizable boost to defense spending.

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