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Will Powell Pivot as Currency Wars Escalate?

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

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

Blog7 hours ago

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. 

The Chinese Communist Party Is Creating a Crackdown Economy

Blog10 hours ago

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. 

Why the End of the Petrodollar Spells Trouble for the US Regime


By itself, the end of the petrodollar won't destroy the dollar. But it will continue a trend that weakens both the dollar and the US regime's power. 

The End of Monetary Hedonism


What happens to a society when spending is encouraged and saving is for chumps? 



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