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Asset Prices Are Prices Too

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/12/2017
Inflation is alive and kicking, and it is currently raging in asset price increases.

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Are Markets Really as Calm as they Seem?

Booms and BustsMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2017
Given its track record, there is little reason to expect that the Fed won’t mess things up this time.

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How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/30/2017
Given current bond and stock market valuations, investors seem to be fairly confident that the Fed will succeed in keeping the boom going.

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The Next Step in Europe's Negative-Interest-Rate Experiment

Money and Banking

Blog04/05/2017
The ECB is likely to relent on negative rates. But it will then turn to buying bonds and monetizing the debt to keep the easy money flowing.

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What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/12/2017
The Federal Reserve is centralizing and cartelizing central-bank policy worldwide. Will Trump move to end these moves toward one global central bank?

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Trump's Election May Strain the Euro to the Breaking Point

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/15/2016

The euro is already in deep trouble, and the less enthusiastic globalism likely to be offered by Trump will be another blow to the European project.

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Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/11/2016

Negative interest rates have proven to be unpopular with the public. But the central banks have other strategies up their sleeves.

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The Euro Zone Embraces "Helicopter Money"

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/20/2016

Europe may turn to "helicopter money" as an easy solution. The problem of deciding who gets the money isn't quite so simple.

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Cash Banned, Freedom Gone

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/05/2016Mises Wire
Europe continues to move toward banning physical cash. But, in spite of government claims, it's not about fighting crime. It's about economic control...

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How the Blockchain and Gold Can Work Together

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

02/08/2016Audio/Video
New technologies, such as the blockchain technology behind digital currencies like bitcoin , may in the future facilitate the convenient use of precious metals as money once again, writes Thorsten Polleit .

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