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Money-Supply Growth Falls Yet Again, Dropping to 116-Month Low

Money Supply


Growth in the supply of US dollars fell again in September, this time to a 116-month low of 3.4 percent. The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during January 2008 — also at a rate of 3.4 percent. 

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Rothbard's Case Against the Fed

Central BanksCronyism and CorporatismThe FedLegal SystemMoney Supply

02/05/2021Mises Media
End the Fed starts with understanding the Fed, and Rothbard's The Case Against the Fed is vital for any lay reader. Mark Thornton and Jeff Diest examine Rothbard's best book on money and banking.
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Guido Hülsmann on The Ethics of Money Production

BitcoinBook ReviewsInflationMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney Supply

01/15/2021Mises Media
There is no better work to explain the broader implications of central banking which go almost totally unremarked in the financial press than The Ethics of Money Production .
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MMT Explained with Dr. Robert Murphy

Book ReviewsCentral BanksMonetary TheoryMoney Supply

11/23/2020Mises Media
Can newly issued currency be used to pay for public works, health care, college, entitlements, and guaranteed jobs? If it sounds too good to be true, it is—and Dr. Murphy joins the Human Action Podcast to explain why.
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The Theory and Brief History of the US Gold Standard

U.S. HistoryGold StandardMoney and BankingMoney Supply

08/22/2020Mises Media
Bob explains some of the highlights of his newly released chapter for the Mises Institute book on “Understanding Money Mechanics.”
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The Origins of the Dollar's Value

Money and BankingMoney Supply

08/15/2020Mises Media
The value of a paper dollar originates from its historical link to commodity money—which happens to be gold—and not government decree or social convention.
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Deflation: Myth and Reality

Money and BankingMoney Supply

07/15/2020Mises Media
Presented at Mises University 2020.
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Savings Are Critical to a Prosperous Economy

Monetary PolicyMoney SupplyProduction Theory

06/20/2020Mises Media
The heart of economic growth is the expansion of real savings. Monetary pumping only destroys wealth and savings.
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How Government Intervention Triggers Depressions

Business CyclesMoney SupplyProduction Theory

05/22/2020Mises Media
Thanks to past interventions, the economy is now rife with malinvestments and prices that don't reflect real demand. The solution is to allow deflation and other types of painful readjustment. Otherwise true growth will elude us.
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