More Recession Signs: Money Supply Growth Went Negative Again in December

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The fact the money supply is actually shrinking serves as just one more indicator that the so-called soft landing promised by the Federal Reserve is unlikely to be a reality. 

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Argentina and Brazil Look to Establish a Common Currency

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Two nations famous for hyperinflation now look to create a common currency. Unless that currency is gold, this is a bad idea.

The Fed Is Already Flashing Signs It's Done Raising Rates


The FOMC's publicly stated predictions of its own future behavior are essentially useless as accurate predictors of future events. This has been illustrated over and over. 

Will Powell Pivot as Currency Wars Escalate?

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Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss Jay Powell's exercise in Fed-speak this week.

The Chinese Communist Party Is Creating a Crackdown Economy


China has created a crackdown cycle that is hurting the entrepreneurial spirit.

You Think the Global Economy Is Brightening? Beware: The Big Hit Is Yet to Come


While President Joe Biden's White House continues to give happy talk about the economy, some major economic storm clouds are brewing. The future does not look good.

Is the Japanese Low Inflation–Low Interest Rate Model at an End?

For nearly three decades, the Japanese economy has slowly imploded under low interest rates and heavy government debt. It may soon be time to pay the piper.

"Stakeholder Capitalism" Is an Incoherent Term


One of the modern progressive buzzwords is "stakeholder capitalism," in which people with no direct connection to a firm somehow have a "stake" in what the firm does. It is an incoherent term.

Social Security Taxes Aren't "Your" Money


The government can't return the SS money it stole in the past. It's impossible. That money's gone. Taxing today's workers to "pay back" pensioners is just creating a new group of tax victims. 



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