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Brad DeLong’s Erroneous Defense of Greenspan

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/03/2009Mises Daily Articles
No matter how you slice it, the former Maestro spawned housing, commodity, and stock booms with his reckless policies.
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Ben Bernanke Was Incredibly, Uncannily Wrong

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/28/2009Mises Daily Articles
Within the space of days, we've been provided, courtesy of the Fed itself, with footage that perfectly distills the complete failure of Fed forecasting and planning, and audio that encapsulates splendidly the only thing...
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Brand Confidence and the Economics of Good Will

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/14/2009Mises Daily Articles
As the misinterpretation of these facts has generated a whole mythology of "imperfect competition" and "monopolistic competition," it is necessary to enter into a more detailed scrutiny of the considerations of an entrepreneur who is weighing the pros and cons of an expansion of his business.
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Bad News for Our Money

The FedFinancial MarketsFree MarketsInterventionism

06/04/2009Mises Daily Articles
The downward manipulation of the interest rate drives a wedge between the (real) market interest rate and the societal time-preference rate , and therefore wreaks havoc with the economy's intertemporal production structure.
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Bailout Bonds?

Corporate WelfareThe FedFinancial MarketsInterventionism

04/10/2009Mises Daily Articles
The bonds will be backed by the usual way that the government gets money, which is to tax it or inflate it away.
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Blowing Bubbles

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsWorld History

04/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
Incessant creation of fiat money by government central banks will serve to engender more speculative booms to lure investors into financial ruin.
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Buckley's Boomsday: Loaded with Laughs

Booms and BustsThe FedMedia and CultureInterventionism

03/10/2009Mises Daily Articles
Unfortunately Obama's Road to Serfdom is not fiction and no laughing matter.
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Beating Back Obamanomics

Big GovernmentThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

03/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
The Black Book of Communism is a standing rebuke to any living soul who claims that economic understanding doesn't matter.
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Bring Back the Bank Run!

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

03/04/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Desocialize credit risk and let the bank runs take their toll."
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Behavioral Economics: At Odds with Freedom

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

02/12/2009Mises Daily Articles
Ubel mocks those who speak of a "nanny state"; but the real problem is not that the state officiously looks out for our best interests at the expense of our freedom. It is that the state exploits us.
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