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Money and Banks
Central banks' efforts to artificially stabilize interest rates encourages greater risk-taking by banks, and contributes to instability in the banking sector.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Jerome Powell has lost his faith in a new surge in economic growth. So, it's back to endless stimulus to keep the current cycle going.
Judy Shelton may be a tolerable—at least to Republicans—candidate for Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
The "subsistence fund" — created by real savings — is the foundation of true economic growth. But it can be eroded and destroyed by creating money "out of thin air."
Assessing cryptocurrencies through a framework of "saleableness" may help us understand why some cryptocurrencies are chosen for speculation above others.
Money and BanksMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology
Economic theory must have only one purpose — to explain economic activity. However, statistical methods are of no help in this regard.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
It is not easy to change the failed policies of the Kirchner era without recognizing the enormous monetary and fiscal hole created by the previous administration.
Central banks contend they can avoid booms and busts by increasing the money supply the "correct" amount. They are bound to fail.
The consequences of counterfeiting are the same regardless of who does it. The counterfeiters are exchanging nothing for something — thus stealing from those who create real value.
BiographiesMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
Dalio played the game, by the rules of the game. Now he appears to say, "I've got mine, let's change the rules."