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How to Manipulate People with Interest Rates

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/17/2018

It is not possible to generate something out of nothing as suggested by Keynes and his many followers.

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How the Fed Enables Money Creation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/11/2018

It's true that the Fed doesn't directly set a target for money creation. But by setting interest-rate targets, the Fed adopts a de facto policy of money creation. 

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How Business Owners Take Cues From Interest Rates

Blog06/01/2018

To keep market share, business owners must respond to increases in consumer demands — even if owners suspect demand is being goosed by money printing.

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How To Calculate the Money Supply

Money and BanksMoney and BankingMoney Supply

Blog05/07/2018

In this interview, Joseph Salerno discusses how he and Murray Rothbard developed a better measure of the money supply. 

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How to End the Organ Donor Shortage

Free Markets

Blog01/13/2018
To find more organ donors, we don't need a government ad campaign. We only need to free the markets.
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How Central Banks Widen Wealth and Income Gaps

Blog11/09/2017
Over time, central-bank policies that favor the wealthy lead to income gaps that grow even larger.
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How the Feds Blocked Effective Flood Insurance

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/05/2017
Government agencies have helped to encourage urban and suburban development in flood plains and other disaster-prone areas.
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Here's the True Definition of a Recession — It's Not About GDP

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2017
Recessions are the liquidation of a boom that sprang up thanks to a previous period of loose monetary policy.
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