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Daniel Fernández Méndez

Works Published inMises Daily Article

Daniel Fernández is the founder of UFM Market Trends and professor of economics at the Francisco Marroquín University. He holds a PhD in Applied Economics at the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid and is a former research fellow at the Mises Institute. He holds a master in Austrian Economics the Rey Juan Carlos University and a master in Applied Economics from the University of Alcalá in Madrid.

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Does the Fed Follow Its Own Rules?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The central bank is unlikely to follow rules like the Taylor Rule because they are fundamentally political organizations with their own agendas.
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Are Oil Prices to Blame for the Venezuelan Crisis?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The Venezuelan crisis is anything but a crisis caused by the fall in oil prices.
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45 Years Without Gold

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyGold StandardMoney and Banking

The dollar's last tie to gold was severed 45 years ago. Gold had always been an inconvenience for governments looking for more debt and spending.

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Has China Reached its Debt Limit?

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

The boom has not accelerated to the point we should expect an imminent recession — except in China.

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Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

With hyperinflation approaching for Venezuelan currency, the Venezuelans may embrace the US dollar, which looks rock-solid by comparison.

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