Mises Wire

It's Never Too Late to Begin Protesting against the Proposed Central Bank Digital Currency

Monetary PolicyInterventionismMonetary Theory

Blog7 hours ago

The proposed central bank digital currencies are not a new and convenient high-tech form of money. Instead, they are yet another power grab by government authorities, continuing the shameful history of government corruption of money.

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Ominous Parallels Reconsidered

PhilosophyWorld History

Blog10 hours ago

Having given a harsh review to Leonard Peikoff’s Ominous Parallels four decades ago, David Gordon revisits the book.

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More Recession Signs: Money Supply Growth Went Negative Again in December

Money Supply

Blog02/03/2023

The fact the money supply is actually shrinking serves as just one more indicator that the so-called soft landing promised by the Federal Reserve is unlikely to be a reality. 

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Argentina and Brazil Look to Establish a Common Currency

Cronyism and CorporatismMonetary PolicyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog02/03/2023

Two nations famous for hyperinflation now look to create a common currency. Unless that currency is gold, this is a bad idea.

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The Fed Is Already Flashing Signs It's Done Raising Rates

Money and BanksU.S. History

Blog02/02/2023

The FOMC's publicly stated predictions of its own future behavior are essentially useless as accurate predictors of future events. This has been illustrated over and over. 

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You Think the Global Economy Is Brightening? Beware: The Big Hit Is Yet to Come

Booms and BustsCentral BanksThe FedMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy

Blog02/02/2023

While President Joe Biden's White House continues to give happy talk about the economy, some major economic storm clouds are brewing. The future does not look good.

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Is the Japanese Low Inflation–Low Interest Rate Model at an End?

CapitalismCentral BanksEconomic PolicyMoney and Banks

For nearly three decades, the Japanese economy has slowly imploded under low interest rates and heavy government debt. It may soon be time to pay the piper.

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