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Booms and BustsThe Fed
Contractionary monetary policy may be necessary to slow the rise of inflation, but the recessionary results of this remind us why the Fed's inflationary policy is so dangerous.
Booms and Busts
In spite of what they say, governments will do nothing about inflation. Even though "money printing" is the real cause of this, governments will just keep blaming red herrings like supply chain problems.
It will come as yesterday's news that the speculator is perennially under attack by the social justice warriors. Yet speculators serve a crucial and valuable role in surviving economic disasters.
The Fed is dumping cash into Fannie and Freddie which is helping investors buy up more trailer parks.
Paul Krugman recently used his column to attack Austrian economics—yet again—but his attacks rely mostly on myths, poor reasoning, and misinformation.
While bankruptcy has a negative connotation in the business world, “Bankruptcy fulfills the crucially important social function of preserving the available stock of capital."
What happens during a depression? Should we expect it to end, or can an economy remain stuck at the bottom?
Booms and BustsMoney and Banks
The public usually doesn't understand how fiat money expansion benefits the regime at their expense. The regime likes it that way.
With such a messed-up economy, why is it still hard to spot a bust on the horizon?
We may be told price controls are a temporary necessity, as in 1971 under Nixon. But one thing is certain: price controls will do nothing to resolve the issues underlying the inflation.