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Problems With the Market Monetarist Approach to "Explaining" the Economy

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/21/2018

Scott Sumner's Market Monetarist framework is seductively simple, but relies on a definitional trick.

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7 Reasons Why European Banks Are in Trouble

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/17/2018

When interest rates increase in the future, busts and losses for banks will follow.

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Iran Sanctions a Reminder of How America Militarized the Financial System

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog05/14/2018

Europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the US financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to DC.

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Housing: High Prices, Few New Units

Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Blog05/12/2018

We're in a boom period, but housing construction is scant — which is making housing less affordable.

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A Policy of Price Stability Leads to Instability

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/09/2018

Money is not neutral, and changes in the money supply set into motion a variety of unpredictable movements. 

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Japan Abandons the 2-Percent Inflation Standard

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/09/2018

Contrary to what the Keynesians will say, a stronger yen could be good for Japan. 

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Argentina Has a Chronic Problem with Monetary-Policy Failure

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/08/2018

Argentina's president Mauricio Macri has been as bad as, if not worse than, his left-wing populist predecessor on the inflation front.

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The EU's Backdoor Path to a Unified Superstate

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/08/2018

Thanks to the defeat of the more fiscally responsible member states, the EU has become a de facto transfer union. 

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How To Calculate the Money Supply

Money and BanksMoney and BankingMoney Supply

Blog05/07/2018

In this interview, Joseph Salerno discusses how he and Murray Rothbard developed a better measure of the money supply. 

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