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Is Money Creation Fueling the Stock Market Surge?

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Blog02/21/2018
In order then to have a general increase in prices, all other things being equal, there must be an increase first in the money supply.

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Should We Use Probability in Economics?

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Blog02/14/2018
The numerical probability is only relevant in the sphere of non- economics where homogeneous cases are observed.

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Why Good Economics Requires Good Theory

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Blog02/06/2018
Statistical data cannot produce much information about the underlying causes behind human action.

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Falling Prices Are a Good Thing

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Blog01/16/2018
Entrepreneurs, in the pursuit of the price that will yield profits, will direct real funding towards the improvement of people’s lives and well-being.

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Will Cryptocurrencies Pass the Market Test?

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Blog12/16/2017
It is not enough to have an established purchasing power. A particular thing — to be used as money — must also pass the market selection process.

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More on Interest Rates and Time Preference

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Blog12/02/2017
Currently observed negative yields on some European corporate bonds supposedly runs contrary to the positive time preference theory. How can this be?

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Can Gradual Interest-Rate Tightening Prevent a Bust?

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Blog11/02/2017
Tightening the money supply "too fast" is not what causes economic busts. Creating money "out of thin air" is the real problem.

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Why Does US Price Inflation Remain Relatively Subdued?

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Blog09/27/2017
What matters here is not the price levels. What matters are the increases in money supply which undermine the real wealth generation process.

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What Is the Correct Amount of Money?

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Blog09/19/2017
Since the present monetary system is fundamentally unstable, there cannot be a "correct" money supply growth rate.

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