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Five Steps to Fixing Greece’s Debt Problem

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/04/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Europeans have decided to limit funding and credit extended to the Greeks. This puts the Greek financial system under pressure, but there are free-market solutions that could set the Greeks on the path to a sound economy.
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Fracking — A New Bubble for a New Year

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

01/22/2015Mises Daily Articles
Thanks to high oil prices and years of cheap money, capital-intensive fracking operations became feasible in even some of the most marginal areas. But with easy money comes bubbles, and falling oil prices may soon help pop the fracking bubble.
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Four Reasons the Bernanke-Yellen Asset-Price Inflation May Be Nearing Its End

The FedFinancial MarketsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

10/17/2014Mises Daily Articles
Once interest rates begin to rise — and rise they must, whether as a result of Fed policy or not — the end of the asset price inflation will be at hand. The result will be another financial crisis and accompanying recession.
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Federal Reserve Policies Cause Booms and Busts

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and Banks

09/25/2014Mises Daily Articles
Richard Ebeling explains the basics of how central banks cause booms and busts.
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Five Lessons Learned from the Scottish Referendum

Big GovernmentFree MarketsMoney and Banks

09/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
In spite of its failure in the short term, the Scottish campaign exposed elite dread of decentralization while establishing a precedent that regions can decide for themselves to secede even without a nation-wide vote. The campaign also illustrates anew ongoing trends in the decline of the nation-...
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Feudalism and Cronyism in Machiavelli’s Italy

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

05/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
Machiavelli asserts that civil society can best flourish in the absence of government intrusion.
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For More Jobs and Stability, Set the Economy Free

The FedFree MarketsInterventionism

04/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Central bank policies spread uncertainty, malinvestment, and unemployment. Only the private economy provides the necessary economic coordination.
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Fiat Money and Business Cycles in Emerging Markets

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

03/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
As central banks in rich countries flood their economies with fiat money, the excess funds are often used to invest in emerging markets.
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FISA, the NSA, and America’s Secret Court System

Legal SystemThe Police State

02/22/2014Mises Daily Articles
Surveillance programs by a secret court violates the requirement for “due process of law.”
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Fascism Is a Current Political and Economic System

Big GovernmentOther Schools of Thought

12/09/2013Mises Daily Articles
At the heart of fascism lies state control of the economy. Mises found this in Nazism, and, it is prevalent in America today.
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