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How Brexit Could Help All of Europe

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog5 hours ago

A British exit from the EU would help decentralize Europe overall, and thus help the cause of freedom and free trade.

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The Week in Review: April 30, 2016

The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog04/29/2016

The only good news this week came for Uncle Sam, who set new records in tax collection for 2015.

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Money Supply Growth Remains Stable at 8.4 Percent in March

Blog04/29/2016

March 2016 offered more of the same with no sign of money supply growth moving outside the range of 6 percent to 8 percent, as has been the case over the past two years.

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James Grant: The United States of Insolvency

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

04/29/2016Audio/Video
When did fiscal and monetary sanity become a radical position in America? Jeff Deist interviews Jim Grant, editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer .

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The ABCs of a Market Economy

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Blog04/29/2016

This immense cooperative system is known as a free-market economy. It was not consciously planned by anybody. It evolved.

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Home Prices Outpacing Official Inflation Rate, Household Income

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog04/29/2016
We've replaced saving with consumer debt (i.e., mortgages) and a hope that people can continue to make the high payments every month. It's not a terribly wise long-term economic strategy, but it's one the Fed is banking on.

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