Inflation

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A Political Victory for the Joes Is a Loss for the Country

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismInflationPrice Controls

Blog08/01/2022

Sen. Joe Manchin has agreed to support a "Build Back Better" lite that proponents claim will reduce inflation, give us better weather, and "pay for itself" through price controls and taxes. Perhaps we should be wary of such political "victories" for the political elites.

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Inflation Takings Require Just Compensation: Slash Governments!

The FedInflation

Blog07/27/2022

Forget Biden's claim that his government is "fighting inflation." His government is creating inflation, and in so doing robbing people of their savings and earnings.

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The Economy Needs a Volcker Moment

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog07/26/2022

When Paul Volcker was Fed chairman forty years ago, he did what was necessary to bring down inflation. Unfortunately, the current Fed leadership at best is engaging in Volcker Lite.

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Do Price Increases or Money Supply Increases Misallocate Resources?

Booms and BustsInflation

Blog07/25/2022

As prices rise, many people—including economists, who should know better—claim that price increases are inflation. They are not.

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Interest Rate Tightening Will Cause Even More Economic Destruction

InflationMonetary Policy

Blog07/23/2022

Rather than contributing to a "soft landing," raising interest rates will continue to destroy wealth.

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"Transitory" No Longer: Double-Digit Inflation Is Already Here!

Booms and BustsInflation

Blog07/22/2022

Forget the talk from Biden and economists like Paul Krugman. Double-digit inflation is here, and it will be with us for a while.

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The Canaries in the Coal Mines Are No Longer Singing

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog07/21/2022

Mortgage companies and realtors are today's canaries. They're in deep trouble, and so are the rest of us. 

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The Fed Cannot Go Bankrupt; However, It Can Bankrupt the Country

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

Blog07/13/2022

The Keynesians running our economic life may be reassured that the Fed cannot fail in a technical sense, but the public should be appalled.

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Inflation IS Money Supply Growth, Not Prices Denominated in Money

The FedInflation

Blog07/09/2022

A common error in economics is to label increases price increases inflation. Inflation actually is an increase in the money supply, and that increase leads ultimately to price hikes.

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Krugman Is Wrong (Again): Artificially Low Interest Rates Created Bubbles

The FedInflationCapital and Interest Theory

Blog07/05/2022

Paul Krugman denies that the Fed artificially suppressed interest rates. As usual, Krugman neither understands interest rates nor the effects of inflationary policies.

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