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Is 2019 the New 2006?

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

The main indicators of the economic cycle point to a possible crisis and recession in the US economy. and maybe also in Europe.

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INDIVIDUTOPIA and the Neo-Liberal "Society"

Socialism

Blog07/06/2019

Mises explained how the liberal society does not encourage isolation of individuals. In fact, “there is no conflict of interest between society and the individual, as everyone can pursue his interest more efficiently in society than in isolation.”

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It's No Bitcoin: Facebook's Libra Currency Is Tied to Government Currencies

Money and Banks

Blog06/28/2019

Libra's value is based on a basket of goods tied to government fiat currencies. Needless to say, Zuckerberg is no Hayek. And the Libra is no Bitcoin.

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Inflation: The Rumors of its Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Blog05/06/2019

The real money-creating machines are commercial banks. Loan dollars become deposit dollars. Lots of lending means the money aggregates increase. Little lending means the opposite.

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Is Argentina On The Brink Of a Tax Revolt?

Blog02/26/2019

Argentina suffers from both high taxes and high rates of tax evasion. These two things are connected. The harder it is to pay taxes, the greater the motivation to evade them.

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In Canada, There Is No Defense Against Eminent Domain

World History

Blog02/01/2019

The right to property was not included in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. And it shows.

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Ignoring the Bureaucracy Isn't the Same as Dismantling It

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/15/2018

The Trump administration has done little to undercut the federal government's huge bureaucracy.

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Is the Fed's Leading Dove Aiming to Replace Jay Powell?

Neel Kashkari is urging the Fed’s home office to lighten up on the interest rate hikes already.  The President must be pleased.

10/26/2018Power & Market
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