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Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banking
Big banks like Deutsche Bank have the potential to take an entire economy hostage: When they get into trouble, they can drag everything down with them.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
The EU’s precariousness will only be fully exposed by the next credit crisis and the ECB’s response to it, which will end up collapsing the euro.
Financial MarketsMedia and CultureMoney and Banking
The art of financial engineering – camouflaging a rise in leverage to boost present and future earnings – is in high demand.
Money and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking
Without saving and investment, there can be no material progress — which is necessary for cultural progress and flourishing.
Money and Banking
Let us see what happens under inflation, and why it happens.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
It's true that the Fed doesn't directly set a target for money creation. But by setting interest-rate targets, the Fed adopts a de facto policy of money creation.
Global EconomyInterventionismMoney and Banking
Has China blown the biggest credit bubble in history?
Creating money out of thin air always sets the boom-bust cycle in motion, even when there's an increase in the demand for money.
Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
The history of shadow banking development confirms Mises’s thesis that each government intervention leads to unintended consequences.
Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking
It is unfortunate that a scholar as careful as Robert Skidelsky has chosen to downplay the historical reality of the failure of central banking.