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What the economy needs now is more real savings and more real production. Creating more money will not help with either of these things.
Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology
The 2016 election was an important reminder that most experts were totally wrong in their predictions of what would happen. Now the experts are claiming that freedom and markets must be abandoned based on new guesses about the future.
The EnvironmentBusiness Cycles
Easy-money policies pushed by central banks may be redirecting wealth away from investment, and toward greater production and consumption of cheap consumer goods. That's not "green."
The diversion of real funding from the private sector toward government projects — no matter how important these projects appear to be — in fact, disrupts the process of real wealth generation.
Justin Raimondo said things that were painful to hear. He said things that needed saying. He encouraged me. He encouraged friends of mine. He encouraged colleagues of mine.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
The central bank can try to manipulate the interest rate to whatever level it desires. However, it cannot exercise control over the underlying interest rates as dictated by people’s time preferences.
Philosophy and Methodology
The experience with which the sciences of human action have to deal is always an experience of complex phenomena. No laboratory experiments can be performed with regard to human action.
Central banks contend they can avoid booms and busts by increasing the money supply the "correct" amount. They are bound to fail.