Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.
Free MarketsMedia and Culture
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Eurozone banks are better off than they were three years ago. But they are nowhere close to having solved their challenges.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary — it will fail to stop the global economic slowdown.
Money and Banks
Claims that private-money production is too expensive usually ignore the many costs of a government-controlled money system.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking
The next crisis is not likely to be another Lehman, but another Japan — a widespread zombification of global economies.
Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory
The ideas of Mises, Rothbard, and Hoppe have sparked an intellectual revolution in Brazil, and the country's left fears it.
97% of consensus economists didn’t see the last recession the quarter before it started. Even worse, 77% didn’t see a recession when it was already happening!