Are Bank Failures a Sign of More Trouble Ahead?

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Some have wrongly blamed the current bank failures on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increases. The real problem is how the Fed encouraged the entire financial system to get addicted to easy money. 

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American Dissident: The Legacy of Murray Rothbard

Blog4 hours ago

Murray Rothbard was an elite economist, historian, and avowed enemy of the state. His legacy lives on nearly three decades after his untimely passing.

Why Governments Waste Resources: The Case of Newfoundland’s Joseph R. Smallwood

Blog9 hours ago

Politicians promise economic miracles, but in the end they waste resources and engage in economic destruction. Newfoundland is a case study.

Donald Trump Is Wrong about Tariffs and Mercantilism


When he was president, Donald Trump raised tariff rates, promising it would revitalize American production. It was a costly boondoggle.

It Turns Out That Hundreds of Banks Are at Risk


Federal authorities want us to believe that by bailing out Silicon Valley Bank, they have prevented a financial crisis. Instead, we will have a crisis with bailouts.

Socialism Isn't about Creating Economies. It Is about Amassing Political Power


Most socialists are not misguided about how to have a prosperous economy, for that is not their goal.

The Fed's Malfeasance after SVB

03/18/2023Mises Media

Did the central bank break the law by effectively authorizing unsecured loans to banks based on the face valuerather than significantly lower market value...

Central Bank Digital Currencies Would Bring Hyperinflation


The only thing that saves citizens from much higher prices is the fact that the transmission mechanism of monetary policy is independent and diversified. Imagine if that transmission was direct and had only one channel, the central bank itself.

Bank Failures: Runs and Funds

03/18/2023Mises Media

Mark explains why SVB Bank and Signature Bank failed, and why it was bound to happen. 



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