The money supply in October fell for the twelfth month in a row, and with the money supply now falling near or below negative 10 percent for the eighth month in a row. But the money supply is still up 32 percent since 2020.
Government intervened into home mortgages to subsidize home buyers and make home ownership more "affordable." As with most interventions, the results have backfired as home prices and mortgage rates skyrocket.
Ostensibly to combat "disunity," political elites have called for Americans to unite over the "public good." However, the policies these elites want to put into place are the very cause of disharmonies in the first place.
Paul Krugman has an easy answer for those that ask why people are pessimistic about the economy: the dastardly Republicans have fooled everyone. There are good reasons for the pessimism that we shouldn’t ignore, however.
While Argentina president-elect Javier Milei plans to privatize state-owned enterprises, there is a right way and a wrong way to privatize these entities. Murray Rothbard and Hans-Hermann Hoppe show the way.