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John Paul Koning

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John Paul Koning works in the financial industry. He also designs wall charts, available at Financial Graph & Art.

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Don't Discount the Fed Discount Window

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

09/13/2007Mises Daily Articles
Given the wide variety of assets it can accept (in particular, non-AAA MBS), the Fed also has the potential to get itself into plenty of trouble, the sort of trouble that might require it to seek an even larger expansion of its powers.
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The Fed Bought What?

The FedFinancial MarketsInterventionism

08/13/2007Mises Daily Articles
Unfortunately, by buying up MBS and propping up the market the Fed will only cause more harm than it already has.
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The Amazing Spider-Man Battles the Inflation Monster

The FedFree MarketsMedia and Culture

06/11/2007Mises Daily Articles
Though some comic fans will be quick to put the blame at the foot of Marvel for price increases, they would be more correct to blame the Federal Reserve, the "publisher" responsible for the creation of our supply of dollars. Though society has come to accept the general rise in prices as a normal...
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Zimbabwe: Best Performing Stock Market in 2007?

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

04/10/2007Mises Daily Articles
Though western central banks have not been printing nearly as fast as their Zimbabwe counterpart, they do have a long history of increasing the money supply. It forces one to ask how much of the growth in Western stock markets over the preceding twenty-five years has been created by a vastly...
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