Money and Banks
Some people — including Donald Trump — think the dollar is too strong, and many propose the creation of a new version of the Plaza Accord, i.e., a multilateral agreement that includes coordinated intervention in foreign exchange markets.
Big GovernmentThe FedAustrian Economics Overview
When corporations can make more money by angling for government favors than they can by serving customers, that is exactly what they are going to do.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
A major factor that can explain the apparent contradiction between weakening so-called fundamentals of today — and the stock market's continued march upward — is changes in monetary liquidity.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade
Even if Trump and Xi both desire to reduce America's trade deficit with China, it's unlikely it will shrink in the short term.
Right now there is a stimulating online conversation going on about Bastiat's contributions to economic theory in his treatise Economic Harmonies.
Critics of Rothbard have tried to create a myth in which Rothbard is not in the same Austrian tradition as Mises. The words of Mises himself say otherwise.
There's nothing wrong with consulting statistical data. But this data can only be properly understood if one first has a good grasp of sound theory.