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Thorsten Polleit

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and Banking

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Dr. Thorsten Polleit, Chief Economist of Degussa and macro-economic advisor to the P&R REAL VALUE fund. He is Honorary Professor at the University of Bayreuth.

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The Super Bubble Is in Trouble

Once the Super-Bubble pops, we will see what people demand as the ultimate means of payment: gold or cyber units, or both.

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How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Given current bond and stock market valuations, investors seem to be fairly confident that the Fed will succeed in keeping the boom going.

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France's Election Provides Only Short-Term Relief For The Euro

Free MarketsMoney and Banks

France's new president Macron will face some major challenges at home, both economically and politically.

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The Fed Will Likely Chicken Out on Planned Rate Hikes

Either the boom goes on, and interest rates continue to remain at very low levels. Or interest rates move back to normal, and the boom turns into bust.

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The Next Step in Europe's Negative-Interest-Rate Experiment

Money and Banking

The ECB is likely to relent on negative rates. But it will then turn to buying bonds and monetizing the debt to keep the easy money flowing.

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