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Can We Blame the New iPhone's Mediocrity on Inflation?

Money and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog10/10/2017
To keep up with inflation, Apple needed to raise prices. But they also needed to add features to the iPhone to justify the price increase.
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Can Japan End its Easy-Money Addiction?

Money and Banks

07/16/2017Mises Wire
Shinzo Abe's party has recently suffered some stunning electoral defeats. But that doesn't mean "Abenomics" and its easy-money policies are over.
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Could Donald Trump Save the Internet?

Big Government

Blog06/12/2017
The Trump's rejection of "net neutrality" is a loss for government regulators, but a win for the internet.
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Capital Flows and Ricardo's Law

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog04/10/2017
Ricardo's law of comparative advantage is only part of the story when it comes to understanding the benefits of free trade.
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Can Yellen Keep the Boom Going?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/05/2017
Sometimes, pouring more easy money into a late-stage economic boom can keep it going just a little longer. Can Yellen pull this off?
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Central Banks Should Stop Paying Interest on Reserves

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

02/23/2016Mises Wire
Central Banks now pay interest on bank reserves held at the Fed. It may sound like only a minor change, barely worthy of notice, but it's actually a very recent and radical experiment for central banks, with large implications for monetary freedom.
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