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Margin Debt vs S&P

Margin Debt At All Time High

BlogApril 1, 2015

Not only are stock markets near all time highs, the amount of margin debt is also at all time highs. Margin debt is money borrowed to leverage the purchasing power of portfolios.

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For April 1: Exclusive Mises Institute Interview with Ben Bernanke!

BlogApril 1, 2015

First, he started up a new blog, and now Ben Bernanke has agreed to an exclusive interview with the Mises Institute for this April 1st edition of Mises Wire. We sent our...

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Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF

BlogApril 1, 2015

A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between 17 and 40 billion dollars to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan. Yet that is just what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) did last month when it extended a new loan to the...

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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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