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What Gives Cryptocurrencies Their Value

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/01/2017
The value of cryptocurrencies comes fundamentally from what you can do with them.
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What Determines a Currency's Rate of Exchange?

Money and Banks

Blog11/25/2017
An important factor in setting the purchasing power of money is the supply of money.
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We're Living in the Age of Capital Consumption

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

It remains to be seen how much longer this can continue. Once the stock of capital is depleted, the rude awakening will be unpleasant indeed.
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Why Populism Isn't Going Away

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

An ailing foundation of the economy provides fertile soil for dissatisfaction with the status quo.
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What Makes a Good Economic Model?

Blog10/25/2017
The best criteria for selecting a, economic model is not how well it worked in the past — but whether it is theoretically sound.
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Why Does US Price Inflation Remain Relatively Subdued?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/27/2017
What matters here is not the price levels. What matters are the increases in money supply which undermine the real wealth generation process.
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What Is the Correct Amount of Money?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/19/2017
Since the present monetary system is fundamentally unstable, there cannot be a "correct" money supply growth rate.
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With a Central Bank, Bank "Deregulation" Can Be a Bad Thing

Money and Banking

Blog09/15/2017
When a central bank exists, deregulation may make it easier for central banks to create more money "out of thin air."
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