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How the Fed Helped Pay for World War I

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

02/12/2021Mises Daily Articles
Just as kings debased coins to help pay for their wars, the Fed used inflation to help pay for US participation in World War I. It did so by creating and issuing dollars in return for government debt.
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Hiperinflación en Alemania, 1914-1923

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismMonetary Theory

12/26/2020Mises Daily Articles
Lo que la bruja era para el hombre medieval, lo que el capitalista es para los socialistas y comunistas, el especulador es para la mayoría de los políticos y estadistas: la encarnación del mal.
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Hyperinflation in Germany, 1914–1923

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismMonetary Theory

12/26/2020Mises Daily Articles
What the witch was to medieval man, what the capitalist is to socialists and communists, the speculator is to most politicians and statesmen: the embodiment of evil.
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Harry Truman: avanzando la revolución

BiographiesU.S. History

12/05/2020Mises Daily Articles
Bajo Truman, la revolución de FDR se consolidó y avanzó más allá de lo que incluso Franklin Roosevelt se había atrevido a esperar.
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Harry Truman: Advancing the Revolution

BiographiesU.S. History

12/05/2020Mises Daily Articles
Under Truman, FDR's revolution was consolidated and advanced beyond what even Franklin Roosevelt had ever dared hope for.
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Hayek's Plan for Private Money

Free MarketsMoney and BanksValue and Exchange

09/12/2020Mises Daily Articles
Hayek’s last proposal for monetary reform calls for privately issued, competing fiat currencies. It's debatable whether or not this is a good idea.
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How the Fed Rules and Inflates

The FedFree MarketsInterventionism

02/14/2020Mises Daily Articles
The role of commercial banks in money creation is made more clear by the fact the Fed is primarily interested in creating demand deposits rather than cash. This creates a larger foundation on which commercial banks can pyramid a multiple creation of bank deposits, or "checkbook money."
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Hazlitt y Keynes: vocaciones opuestas

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

12/30/2019Mises Daily Articles
Keynes y Hazlitt: sus vidas y lealtades son un estudio en contraste — y sobre todo de las elecciones nacidas de la convicción interna, en el caso de Hazlitt, o de la falta de ella, en el caso de Keynes.
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Hazlitt and Keynes: Opposite Callings

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

12/30/2019Mises Daily Articles
Keynes and Hazlitt: their lives and loyalties are a study in contrast — and mostly of choices born of internal conviction, in Hazlitt's case, or lack thereof, in Keynes's case.
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Hiperinflación, demanda de dinero y el crack-up boom

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

12/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
«No estoy diciendo que el dinero fiduciario, una vez establecido sobre las ruinas del oro, no pueda continuar indefinidamente por sí solo ... si el dinero fiduciario no pudiera continuar indefinidamente, no tendría que venir aquí a abogar por su abolición».
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