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Mises Weekends: Jay Taylor on Austrian Economics and the Next (Bigger) Crash

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

This week's Mises Weekends:

Jeff Deist and Jay Taylor, host of Taylor’s Hard Money...

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Ground Beef Price Hits New All-Time High

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

That drop in the gas prices came just tin time. Ground beef was once a simple, basic, and easy source for protein. Now, not so much. But at least iPads are cheaper, right? ...

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The Inherent Danger and Nonsense of the 2% Inflation Mandate

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

"The drunken behavior of the Fed is due in large part to its "dual mandate" to maintain price stability and full employment — potentially conflicting goals that can produce schizophrenic behavior."
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Mises Daily Friday: Senate Republicans Bungle Their Interrogation of Janet Yellen

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

Mises Daily Friday by Brendan Brown: 

Janet Yellen testified before Congress this week, but the Senate Republicans, who claim to be the guardians of monetary sanity, failed...

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Keep Calm and Call the IMF

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

A new deal with the International Monetary Fund is in the books for Ukraine. ...

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Sumner versus Cowen on Monetary Policy: Round 1

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

Over  at EPJ Bob Wenzel offers an interesting take on market monetarist Scott Sumner's dismissive critique of contrarian Tyler Cowen's  position that "monetary...

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Carl Menger Died 94 Years Ago Today

BlogFebruary 26, 2015
Despite the many illustrious forerunners in its six-hundred year prehistory, Carl Menger (1840-1921) was the true and sole founder of the Austrian school of economics proper. He merits this title if for no other reason than that he created the system of value and price theory that constitutes the...

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What to Write for Mises Daily

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

When it comes to writing articles, not all topics are created equal. ...

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No "Liquidity" for Farmers

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

Legendary investor Jim Rogers has advocated buying farmland and agricultural commodities for years, but Reuters has an...

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