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Gas Station Hold-Up: Thieves Seize $59,000

Legal SystemMoney and BanksThe Police StateMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2017
In America, a person convicted of no crime is often deprived of all his money assets, in many cases resulting in the destruction of his business.

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What a Gold-Backed Yuan and Cryptocurrencies May Mean for the Dollar

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2017
China has wanted to unshackle itself from the dollar for a long time and now they’re giving yuan-denominated gold contracts a third try.

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Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/18/2017
If Krugman had his way, government agencies would have unlimited powers to control the economy, since government agents know better than everyone else.

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Seeking More QE for Japan — Abe Calls Snap Election

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/17/2017
The Bank of Japan is even more committed than the Fed is to continued QE and easy money.

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Can a Modern Central Bank Still Be a "Banker's Bank"?

Swiss WatchMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The culture of central banking has ventured so far from a culture of restraint that it's unlikely anything but abolition will now fix matters.

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How Much Do Central Banks Cost Us?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/11/2017
Anti-gold advocates claim that precious metals are wasteful. This is hardly convincing when we look at the fat budgets and payrolls of central banks.

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Can We Blame the New iPhone's Mediocrity on Inflation?

Money and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog10/10/2017
To keep up with inflation, Apple needed to raise prices. But they also needed to add features to the iPhone to justify the price increase.

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Why the Euro Took a Dive After Merkel's Re-Election

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog10/04/2017
Angela Merkel may now be forced to include the Free Democrats in her new coalition. That's bad news for those who favor a more centralized EU.

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Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/28/2017
At the rate we're going, the Fed will need another 8 years to get the target interest rate up to 2 percent.

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