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Gold Prices and Panic

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyGold StandardMonetary Theory

12/13/2010Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke assured the national audience that the Fed was not printing money; however, he didn't explain where the Fed was going to get the funds to buy $600 billion worth of treasuries.
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Gold: The Market's Global Currency

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyGold Standard

11/11/2010Mises Daily Articles
Central bankers cannot be trusted with the printing press, especially when there is no formal check on their inflationary policies. It is no coincidence that gold is hitting such heights as investors the world over hunker down for what may very well be a collapse of the dollar system.
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Groupon: Another Market Success

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

09/27/2010Mises Daily Articles
Groupon is a brilliant concept that uses social networking to mobilize shoppers and bring down prices. In contrast to all the mainstream economic models of "market failure," Groupon is yet another example of market success.
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Goods, Scarce and Nonscarce

Free MarketsPrivate PropertySubjectivism

08/25/2010Mises Daily Articles
Nonscarce goods are a great gift courtesy of the structure of the world, a boon to humankind, a vast treasure of resources—tools for making the world a relentlessly better place.
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Government Subsidies for Bloggers?

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

08/19/2010Mises Daily Articles
Bollinger distrusts market competition and he distrusts you and your ability to make choices about what information you wish to receive. He is a dangerous man.
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Give Capitalism a Chance

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

08/04/2010Mises Daily Articles
My main message is that most of our economic problems derive from previous government intervention in the economy.
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Gross Wage Rates and Net Wage Rates

Free MarketsPolitical TheoryPricesProduction Theory

07/16/2010Mises Daily Articles
If laws or business customs force the employer to make other expenditures besides the wages he pays to the employee, the take-home wages are reduced accordingly. Such accessory expenditures do not affect the gross rate of wages.
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Gathering Data while Washington Burns

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyCalculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

07/06/2010Mises Daily Articles
"The necessary result of the adoption of this empiricist epistemological and methodological model was that social scientists would always be behind the curve of any emerging social phenomenon."
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Grassroots for Mises

EducationFree MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurship

06/11/2010Mises Daily Articles
Reading groups can use Mises.org to provide most of the necessary resources free of charge — or at worst for relatively little cost — while they spread libertarianism to people that would have otherwise not stumbled upon it by surfing the Internet.
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Government Codes vs. Innovation

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

06/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Instead of spending time on adapting their product to the desires of consumers, homebuilders are busy adapting their homes to the code. Innovation is the victim."
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