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A Growing Libertarian Revolution in Brazil

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2018

The ideas of Mises, Rothbard, and Hoppe have sparked an intellectual revolution in Brazil, and the country's left fears it. 

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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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Argentina's "Sudden Stop": Risk of Emerging Markets Collapse

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog05/12/2018

Argentina is a warning, and administrations should take this as a serious signal before the scare turns into a widespread emerging market crisis

 

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Argentina: Why Tax Revenues Decrease As Taxes Rise

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/03/2018

Argentina is faced with a model that has disproportionately increased the tax burden on the most productive sectors to subsidize the lowest productivity sectors.

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A Strong Euro Is A Headache for the ECB

Money and Banks

Blog02/24/2018
A strong euro is not a problem for any European citizen. But it is a problem for the central bank.
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Are Crude Oil Prices Becoming Immune to Geopolitics?

Global EconomyPrices

Blog01/11/2018

It no longer seems to be the case that a few countries can control oil prices. In other words, cartels are being even less influential in oil markets.

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America's Two Democracies

Political Theory

Blog08/29/2017
Government has a measure of control over markets, but the ultimate results are determined by the minute-to-minute decisions of the buyers and customers.
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Are Central Banks Nationalising the Economy?

Money and Banking

08/24/2017Mises Wire
Massive monetization of debt is just a way of perpetuating and strengthening the crowding-out effect of the public sector over the private sector.
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