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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 Infrstructure 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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Yellen--Fed Trys to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates

Fed Tries to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates by a 1/4 of 1%

BlogMarch 26, 2015

The Fed has been messing with interest rates for a century and suddenly they have forgotten how to raise interest rates?

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How Big Is Government in the United States?

BlogMarch 26, 2015

How big is government in the United States? The answer depends on the concept used to define its size.

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