Monetary Theory

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Gold vs. Fluctuating Fiat Exchange Rates

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/02/2017
Without gold, without an international money, the world is destined to stumble into one accelerated monetary crisis after another.

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How Economists Destroyed Pre-World War II Germany

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMonetary Theory

Blog05/22/2017
Monetary history proves that no nation can afford to treat economic theory with contempt.

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The "New Normal" of Ultra-Low Interest Rates

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/14/2017
After nine years of unwarranted and irrational monetary policy, some people are taking the current monetary regime as normal and natural.

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How Trump Could Win the Currency War

The FedMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/06/2017
If Trump wants to end the foreign currency manipulation he condemns, he can begin by ending the use of "non-standard" monetary tools in the US.

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Should Cash be Abolished?

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/29/2017
The usefulness of money depends on it having some connection to physical money. Reducing money to a digitized abstraction would be a disaster.

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The Case Against Fed Reform

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/04/2017

Congress seems set to reform the Fed, but what we really need is Fed competition.

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Why Government Solutions Usually End in Inflation

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsMonetary Theory

Blog01/03/2017

All governments are firmly committed to the policy of low interest rates, credit expansion, and inflation.

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Why Are Dollar Bills Worth Anything?

Monetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog12/21/2016

Today's paper money does not have value due to some government decree. It's value as money is based on a past connection to commodity money.

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Ten Fundamental Laws of Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

Blog12/20/2016

If we had to sum up economics in ten fundamental laws, here are ten we would choose.

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The Week in Review: December 3, 2016

The Police StateWorld HistoryInterventionismMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/02/2016

American's should worry less about companies leaving for oversees, and more about how government is eroding their freedoms.

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