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Thorsten Polleit

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Works Published inThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Dr. Thorsten Polleit is Chief Economist of Degussa and Honorary Professor at the University of Bayreuth. He also acts as an investment advisor.

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Why the Fed Is So Desperate to Hide Price Inflation

Blog09/08/2021

The Fed is backed into a corner. If price inflation continues, the public could demand action and the Fed could be forced to cut back the flow of easy money, which may lead to a depression. 

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The Crime of '71: When Nixon Ended the Dollar's Last Connection to Gold

U.S. History

08/18/2021Mises Media
Nixon's decision to end the gold redeemability of the greenback was probably the most comprehensive act of monetary expropriation of modern times.
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The Crime of '71: When Nixon Ended the Dollar's Last Connection to Gold

U.S. History

Blog08/13/2021

Nixon's decision to end the gold redeemability of the greenback was probably the most comprehensive act of monetary expropriation of modern times.

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Fiat Money Economies Are Built on Lies

Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Blog07/20/2021

The public usually doesn't understand how fiat money expansion benefits the regime at their expense. The regime likes it that way. 

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The Dark Side of Yield Curve Control Policy

Money and Banking

Blog05/03/2021

The interest control policy is ultimately an admission of “fiscal dominance.” That is, it is increasingly difficult to deny that the state's budget situation is what dictates monetary policy. Now, monetary policy must first serve the interests of the regime itself. 

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