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Brendan Brown

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Brendan Brown is the Head of Economic Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International. He is also an associated scholar of the Mises Institute, and author of Euro Crash: How Asset Price Inflation Destroys the Wealth of Nations and The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve: Manifesto for a Second Monetarist Revolution.

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Senate Republicans Bungle Their Interrogation of Janet Yellen

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

02/27/2015Mises Daily Articles
Janet Yellen testified before Congress this week, but the Senate Republicans, who claim to be the guardians of monetary sanity, failed to show any true understanding of monetary policy and the damage the Fed has inflicted.
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Can Europe Recover From Its Easy-Money Obsession?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

02/16/2015Mises Daily Articles
Central banks and their favorite economists are everywhere worried that central banks may be too weak to keep the current “expansion” going. If central banks are too weak now, what will happen when they get the strength they want?
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The Private Equity Boom, Easy Money, and Crony Capitalism

Booms and BustsCorporate Welfare

01/24/2015Mises Daily Articles
One essential feature of private equity is the taking advantage of economies of scale in cronyism, and politicians hope private equity will provide them high-paid jobs when they quit Washington.
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Global Irrational Exuberance Enters a New Phase

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles

11/19/2014Mises Daily Articles
The present global plague of asset price inflation is transitioning into a new phase. Some optimistic commentators suggest a benign and painless end to the plague lies ahead, but the evidence suggests otherwise.
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How Wilson and the Fed Extended the Great War

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

11/04/2014Mises Daily Articles
With European powers broke and economically ailing by 1916, World War One would have ended much sooner had the Federal Reserve and its cronies not stepped in to help England and France keep the bloodshed going. Meanwhile, US economic intervention led to a huge post-war bust in America.
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