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Daniel Lacalle on Why Central Banks are Trapped

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

07/06/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Daniel Lacalle discuss what rising interest rates will mean, and why academics and bankers are so clueless about the monetary side of financial markets.
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OPEC’s Dilemma

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices

Blog07/06/2018

The challenge from now on for OPEC and for oil producers is not to seek artificial price inflation, but to improve efficiency. 

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Robots Do Not Destroy Employment, Politicians Do

The EntrepreneurLabor and Wages

Blog06/29/2018

Countries with the highest levels of robotization have the lowest unemployment rates.

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Caitlin Long: Will Blockchain Free Us from Wall Street?

Decentralization and SecessionFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

06/22/2018Audio/Video
Caitlin Long explains how blockchain technology might blow up the financial service and banking industries.
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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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The Dangers of Trump's G7 Trade Gamble

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeInterventionism

Blog06/12/2018

Trump has exposed the hypocrisy of the "free trade" advocates in China and Europe. But by raising tariffs, Trump and other world leaders are inviting disaster. 

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Face It, Nordic Countries Aren't Socialist

SocialismInterventionismPrivate Property

Blog06/08/2018

Not unlike the United States, Nordic countries have mixed interventionist economies that nonetheless rely heavily on property rights and the private sector.

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Italy, "Safe Bonds," and Europe’s Populist Fantasyland

Blog05/29/2018

The bummer about the euroskeptics in Italy is that their primary interest is making Italy's bloated public sector ever bigger. 

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