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Brexit: May’s Way Is Not The Only Way

Global Economy

Blog07/17/2018

The UK's economy is stronger than the EU and never collapsed as a result of the Brexit vote — as was predicted — but the UK is oddly acting like it needs the EU. 

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These Eight Words Helped Cause the Great Depression

Booms and BustsLabor and WagesBusiness Cycles

Blog07/09/2018

Here are the fateful words that set the stage for years of high unemployment: “We believe in the principle of high wages.”

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Daniel Lacalle on Why Central Banks are Trapped

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

07/06/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Daniel Lacalle discuss what rising interest rates will mean, and why academics and bankers are so clueless about the monetary side of financial markets.
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OPEC’s Dilemma

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices

Blog07/06/2018

The challenge from now on for OPEC and for oil producers is not to seek artificial price inflation, but to improve efficiency. 

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Robots Do Not Destroy Employment, Politicians Do

The EntrepreneurLabor and Wages

Blog06/29/2018

Countries with the highest levels of robotization have the lowest unemployment rates.

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Caitlin Long: Will Blockchain Free Us from Wall Street?

Decentralization and SecessionFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

06/22/2018Audio/Video
Caitlin Long explains how blockchain technology might blow up the financial service and banking industries.
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Argentina's Peso Collapse Is a Warning Sign

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog06/22/2018

The recent collapse of the Argentine Peso and other emerging currencies doesn't bode well for the global economy.

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The Dangers of Trump's G7 Trade Gamble

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeInterventionism

Blog06/12/2018

Trump has exposed the hypocrisy of the "free trade" advocates in China and Europe. But by raising tariffs, Trump and other world leaders are inviting disaster. 

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