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Four Reasons Why College Degrees Are Becoming Useless

EducationTaxes and Spending

If education and career skills are what you want, a college or university may be a waste of your time and money.
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Fed Officials Can't See What's Right In Front Of Them

The Fed

06/12/2017Mises Wire
Why is it so controversial to suggest that we should leave interest rates and credit markets alone?
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Federal Bureaucrat to the Public: Be Afraid!

Governments have always thrived on the fear of the taxpayers, and the DHS secretary is sure that if we knew what he knew, we'd "never leave the house."
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France's Election Provides Only Short-Term Relief For The Euro

Free MarketsMoney and Banks

France's new president Macron will face some major challenges at home, both economically and politically.
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Fed Speeches: What They Said

The Fed

05/05/2017Mises Wire
Friday featured a handful of Fed member speeches. Here is a summary of what they spoke about.
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FOMC Keeps Rates Steady

The Fed

05/03/2017Mises Wire
Today's FOMC meeting announcement has the Fed keeping rates unchanged and dismissing a weak Q1 GDP number as merely "transitory."
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Florida Voted for Medical Marijuana, State Legislators Don’t Care

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police State

Given Florida's political reality, it is not surprising to see lobbyist pressure pre-empt patient care. It doesn’t make it any less sickening.
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Fannie and Freddie Finally Wake Up

Financial MarketsPolitical Theory

Because Fannie and Freddie weren’t allowed to fail, it has taken years for these wards of the state to smell the delinquent-mortgage coffee.
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