Monetary Policy

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Coronavirus: Central Banks Stand Ready with More "Stimulus"

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMonetary Policy

Blog03/03/2020

There are echoes of the 1973 oil shock in the current virus scare and resulting economic seize-up. Central banks are likely to respond similarly: with "stimulus" and inflation.

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Is the Fed Ready for a Recession?

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog03/02/2020

By being so dovish for so long, the Fed has greatly limited what it can do in case of recession without resorting to untried and radical solutions like negative rates.

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Money Supply Growth Climbs to 36-Month High

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary PolicyMoney Supply

Blog02/28/2020

During January 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 6.32 percent. That's up from December's rate of 5.53 percent, and up from January 2019's rate of 3.38 percent.

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Fed-Driven Asset Price Inflation Means You Can Now Buy Less House Than You Could Before

Booms and BustsInflationMonetary Policy

Blog02/27/2020

Central banks are driving asset price inflation in stocks and real estate. That means people holding those assets get richer. But everyone else just gets higher prices.

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Nomi Prins: Repo Injections Are QE by Another Name

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog01/31/2020

The Fed's balance sheet has risen to $4.1 trillion from $3.7 trillion in August. Nomi Prins discusses what this policy shift means and what it portends for 2020.

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Argentina’s "Emergency Law" Just Means More of the Same

Monetary PolicyTaxes and Spending

Blog01/25/2020

Argentina is only going to prosper when it recognizes that its fiscal and monetary imbalances are not the fault of the citizens and their small businesses, but of the government.

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The COVID Crash: A Webinar with Daniel Lacalle

Booms and BustsInflationFinancial MarketsMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

May 15, 2020

Event

Virtual

Join the Mises Institute and economist Daniel Lacalle for a special live seminar on the COVID-19 crisis and what it means for your economic future.

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The Fed Is Doing "Whatever It Takes" to Prop Up the Economy. That's a Very Bad Thing.

InflationMonetary PolicyInterventionism

05/27/2020Audio/Video
There's now no difference between monetary policy and other government programs designed to prop up firms, industries, and other favored groups. The Fed is simply another government planning agency.
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To Prevent Problematic Inflation, We Need More Production. Which Means There's Trouble Ahead.

InflationMonetary PolicyOther Schools of Thought

05/26/2020Audio/Video
Price inflation is so difficult to predict, because there are so many moving parts: money supply, demand, money velocity, and supply of goods and services.
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A Note on Some Recent Misinterpretations of the Cantillon Effect

Central BanksInflationMonetary PolicyCantillon

05/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Sieroń comments on Book and Sumner regarding the Cantillon effect, arguing that the Austrian analysis of the Cantillon effect is correct.
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