Mises Wire

College Athletes Aren't What Make College Football Profitable

Media and CultureSocialismValue and Exchange


Tickets for tonight's championship game are selling for well over $2,000, but people aren't paying just to see 20-something athletes play football.

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Can We Blame the New iPhone's Mediocrity on Inflation?

Money and BankingValue and Exchange

To keep up with inflation, Apple needed to raise prices. But they also needed to add features to the iPhone to justify the price increase.
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Can Japan End its Easy-Money Addiction?

Money and Banks

07/16/2017Mises Wire
Shinzo Abe's party has recently suffered some stunning electoral defeats. But that doesn't mean "Abenomics" and its easy-money policies are over.
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Could Donald Trump Save the Internet?

Big Government

The Trump's rejection of "net neutrality" is a loss for government regulators, but a win for the internet.
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Capital Flows and Ricardo's Law

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Ricardo's law of comparative advantage is only part of the story when it comes to understanding the benefits of free trade.
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Can Yellen Keep the Boom Going?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Sometimes, pouring more easy money into a late-stage economic boom can keep it going just a little longer. Can Yellen pull this off?
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Central Banks Should Stop Paying Interest on Reserves

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

02/23/2016Mises Wire
Central Banks now pay interest on bank reserves held at the Fed. It may sound like only a minor change, barely worthy of notice, but it's actually a very recent and radical experiment for central banks, with large implications for monetary freedom.
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