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A Bank Crisis Was Predictable. Was the Fed Lying or Blind?

Economic FreedomThe FedFinancial MarketsInterventionism

10 hours agoMises Media
Welcome to Whose Economy Is It, Anyway?, where the rules are made up and the dollars don’t matter. Or at least that seems to be the view of the Yellen regime.
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Yes, the Latest Bank Bailout Is Really a Bailout, and You Are Paying for It.

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

03/21/2023Mises Media
The Fed is launching a new billionaire bailout designed to keep banks afloat, and the FDIC is promising to back potentially trillions in deposits. The taxpayer will ultimately be on the hook.
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Government Is as Government Does

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismDecentralization and SecessionSocialismTaxes and Spending

03/20/2023Mises Media
If we have learned anything from hundreds of years of government oppression and atrocities, one thing is certain: government isn't our friend.
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The Phillips Curve Is an Economic Fable

InflationMonetary TheoryPraxeology

03/20/2023Mises Media
Keynesians and fellow travelers hold the Phillips curve to be sacrosanct. But because the Phillips curve cannot establish causality, it is useless as economic theory.
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How Easy Money Killed Silicon Valley Bank

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

03/19/2023Mises Media
The incredible growth and success of SVB could not have happened without negative rates, ultra-loose monetary policy, and the tech bubble that burst in 2022.
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The Fed's Huge Monetary Overhang Keeps Job Totals Up as Real Wages Fall

The FedInflationU.S. EconomyU.S. History

03/18/2023Mises Media
The current job market strength partly reflects the ongoing monetary overhang from years of breakneck growth in money-supply inflation. The $6 trillion in money that was newly created since 2020 is still very much a factor.
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The Balfour Declaration

PhilosophyAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

03/18/2023Mises Media
Teaching high schoolers economics means teaching Austrian principles.
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Anatomy of the Bank Run

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

03/18/2023Mises Daily Articles
It would be instructive to see how many banks would survive if the massive governmental props were finally taken away.
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Ready for Retirement? Fewer and Fewer Americans Are Saving for That Time

InflationMoney and BanksPoverty

03/17/2023Mises Media
Because of inflation and a lack of a savings ethic, Americans are less prepared for retirement than ever. The numbers are discouraging.
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Yearning for Beauty in the Truth of Economic Thinking

Economic FreedomStrategyAustrian Economics Overview

03/17/2023Mises Media
Those adhering to Austrian Economic thinking see the beauty in concepts coming together and providing a way to truthfully assess human action.
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