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Mark Spitznagel

Mark Spitznagel is Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Universa Investments. Spitznagel is also the author of 2021's Safe Haven: Investing for Financial Storms, which applies statistics to help readers understand cost-effective risk mitigation strategies in investing. His earlier 2013 book The Dao of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World applies the insights of Austrian economics and Chinese philosophy to explain capital as a temporal process rather than a static asset. In 2016 Mr. Spitznagel was a Senior Economic Advisor to Senator Rand Paul's presidential campaign.

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The Part-Time Critics of Central Banks

Money and Banks

07/14/2017Mises Wire
The central bank critics today who were not critics of the great bailouts and stimulus have reserved their criticisms for what hurts their interests.
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What Is This "Neutral" Interest Rate Touted by the Fed?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


The Fed says it can use a "neutral interest rate" to set policy. But, Fed economists don't understand how the neutral rate works.

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