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Bank of Mexico: Bread Today, Hunger Tomorrow

The Bank of Mexico's reported profits are a short-term windfall that comes at the price of higher debt levels.

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Oil Is Cheap — Why OPEC Can’t Do Anything About It

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

06/19/2017Mises Wire
Only the future will tell if OPEC’s measures have any effect on oil prices or if our interpretation that they aren’t able to move prices is true.

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Can Ecuador Learn Something from Peru?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Although he did so to a lesser degree than some others, President Rafael Correa in Ecuador embraced "21st-Century socialism." How has Ecuador fared?

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Why Trump's Election Led to a Weaker Peso

As the Fed has raised its benchmark rate, the Mexican peso faces relative devaluation. But Donald Trump is a factor, too.

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Jeff Deist: The Broken State of Modern Economics


Jeff Deist and John O'Donnell discuss what is really being taught in American Econ programs today, the college federal loan scam, and more.

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John O'Donnell: How Central Banks Affect Culture

Booms and BustsThe Fed

What happens to the future when ultra-low interest rates mean saving is for chumps?

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Vote with Your Feet: Free States Are Happier and Richer

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

09/17/2015Mises Wire
When we adjust for the cost of living, we find that more economically free states in the US are richer, happier, and endure less poverty than the high-tax highly regulated states. Consequently, many people continue to move from less-free states to more-free states.

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