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Trump's China-Sanctions Madness Imperils the Dollar

Money and BanksProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/19/2017
The Trump administration is threatening to cut China off from the US dollar. But this could serve to destroy the dollar's reserve-currency status.

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The World Is Creeping Toward De-Dollarization

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

The reign of every world reserve currency has to come to an end at some point in time.

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Will Low Unemployment Cause Accelerating Inflation?

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog09/08/2017
In an unhampered market, there is no reason why low levels of unemployment should lead to an inflationary spiral.

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Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog09/04/2017
A cut in government outlays is great news for wealth generators and to the economy.

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What Is the Liquidity Trap?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/27/2017
"Too little spending" does not cause recessions. On the contrary, too much spending spurred by central bank meddling is what leads to booms and busts.

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Austrian Monetary Theory vs. Federal Reserve Inflation Targeting

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/22/2017
When a central bank sets a two-percent price inflation target as a guide for monetary policy, it is targeting an arbitrary construction of economic statisticians.

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A Tale of Two "Deflationary" Booms — The Gilded Age vs. Today

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2017
Today's easy-money-fueled economic "boom" doesn't compare well to booms of the past.

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China: A Keynesian Monster

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2017
The the Chinese economy is a Keynesian jobs project of outrageous scale.

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Is Money Created by Government Decree?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2017
Today’s demand for money is determined by yesterday’s purchasing power of money.

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Here's the True Definition of a Recession — It's Not About GDP

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2017
Recessions are the liquidation of a boom that sprang up thanks to a previous period of loose monetary policy.

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