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Monetary PolicyInterventionismMonetary Theory
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.
Having given a harsh review to Leonard Peikoff’s Ominous Parallels four decades ago, David Gordon revisits the book.
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.
Cronyism and CorporatismMonetary PolicyProtectionism and Free Trade
Two nations famous for hyperinflation now look to create a common currency. Unless that currency is gold, this is a bad idea.
Money and BanksU.S. History
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.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismLegal System
China has created a crackdown cycle that is hurting the entrepreneurial spirit.
Booms and BustsCentral BanksThe FedMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy
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.
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.