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The Repo Crisis Shows the Damage Done by Central Bank Policies

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog10/11/2019

The repo crisis — and it is a crisis — is telling us that liquidity providers are aware that the price of money, the assets used as collateral and the borrowers’ ability to repay are all artificially manipulated. 

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The ECB Continues to Incentivize Reckless Behavior

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/08/2019

Monetary policy has gone from being a tool to support fiscal reforms to an excuse for not implementing them.

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The Crisis of Argentina and How to Reduce Country Risk

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/16/2019

Argentina has all the ingredients to be a global leading economy, but current policy makes the country a promise that always disappoints. 

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The ECB’s Quantitative Easing Was a Failure — Here Is What It Actually Did

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog12/27/2018

The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.

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The Eurozone Banks’ Trillion-Euro Time Bomb

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/06/2018

Eurozone banks are better off than they were three years ago. But they are nowhere close to having solved their challenges.

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The True Costs (and Unseen Benefits) of Bitcoin Mining

Money and Banks

Blog11/20/2018

Claims that private-money production is too expensive usually ignore the many costs of a government-controlled money system.

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The Next Financial Crisis

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog11/10/2018

The next crisis is not likely to be another Lehman, but another Japan — a widespread zombification of global economies.

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