Monetary Policy

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The Argentinian Zombie Currency

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

Blog06/16/2023

Argentina is one of the world's poster children for hyperinflation. Unfortunately, monetary reforms aren't working because the authorities are not serious about having a sound currency.

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Default by Inflation Is the Real Drama in the Global Debt Market

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy

Blog06/12/2023

While the faux debt ceiling drama rages in Washington, DC, governments worldwide are defaulting on their debt via inflation.

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How Markets Self-Corrected during the 1819 and 1919–21 Recessions

Booms and BustsKeynesMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog05/23/2023

With the US economy facing a severe downturn, we should remember that two recessions ended quickly because the government didn't intervene at all.

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Bank of England Economist: Britons Need to Accept That They’re Poorer

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

Blog05/19/2023

Although the Bank of England is largely responsible for inflation in the UK, its leaders blame British consumers and workers for the price increases.

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Is There an Optimum Growth Rate of Money?

InflationMonetary PolicyInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/10/2023

Monetarists believe there is an optimum growth rate of money. However, a fiat money system itself is unstable, so there is no optimum growth rate.

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Will a New BRICS Currency Change Anything? Maybe

Central BanksGlobal EconomyMonetary PolicyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/04/2023

As the US government debases the dollar, other nations take notice and possibilities increase that another currency based on sound principles might emerge.

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Paying the Piper: Time to Clean Up the Latest Malinvestments

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyBusiness Cycles

Blog05/02/2023

Austrian business cycle theory points out that easy money leads to malinvestments. Once easy money disappears, the crash begins. Time to clean up malinvested assets.

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From Discipline to No Discipline: The Sorry Evolution of Modern Banking

Central BanksDemocracyMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWorld History

Blog04/18/2023

Walter Bagehot, as Jim Grant writes, believed that bankers and central bankers should exhibit financial discipline. He would not recognize today's banking world.

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Role Reversal: The Collapse of the Dollar-Enforced Empire

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog04/07/2023

A generation ago, the Berlin Wall fell and the USSR collapsed. Today, US monetary authorities are bringing down our own country.

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