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Money-Supply Growth Surges to 8-Month High in September

Money Supply

Blog10/29/2019

During September 2019, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 3.10 percent. That's up from August's rate of 1.85 percent, and was down from September 2018's rate of 4.38 percent.

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When Billionaires Want to Get Rid of Capitalism

Blog10/29/2019

When asked why they do not just give their money away voluntarily, some billionaires suddenly decide cooperation isn't all that great after all.

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Mercantilism, Merchants, and "Class Conflict"

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

10/28/2019Mises Daily Articles
The economic policy dominant in the Europe of the 17th and 18th centuries assumed that intervention in economic affairs was a proper function of government.
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Government Subsidies and the Decline of Higher Ed: Lessons from Australia

Blog10/28/2019

Poor incentives create poor outcomes, and government subsidies for higher education institutions have created poor incentives in spades.

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Bitcoin and the Denationalization of Money

Money and Banks

Blog10/28/2019

In his new book The Bitcoin Standard, Saifedean Ammous displays a fine understanding of money, and also a good grasp of how currencies like Bitcoin could revolutionize the government-dominated banking sector.

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The Trojan Horse of Surprise Billing Legislation

Health

10/27/2019Audio/Video
Are out-of-network physicians deliberately trying to price-gouge patients in need of emergency care? Will “surprise billing legislation” solve the problems of narrow networks?
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Why Austrian-School Economists Tend To Be Libertarians

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog10/26/2019

Austrian-school economics is value-free and is not necessarily in favor of laissez-faire. But the Austrian view of markets and market power tends to push one in the laissez-faire direction.

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