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Wholesale Price Inflation Is Slowing as Economy Worsens

Money and Banks

Blog01/24/2023

A recession looks more likely every day, and the latest sign of this is slowing price growth in producer prices. After all, price inflation usually slows as the economy weakens and consumers run out of easy money.

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Producers Should Reject Calls to "Give Back"

Economic FreedomFree MarketsLanguage

Blog01/24/2023

All too often we are told that government employment equals selflessness and working for profit constitutes greed. It's time to reassess the meaning of certain words.

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The New Rules of Engagement

Politics

Blog01/23/2023

All people of goodwill have an obligation to fight the escalation of politics in American life. 

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Central Banks Turn to Gold as Losses Mount

Monetary Policy

Blog01/23/2023

The only reason central banks buy gold is to protect their balance sheets from their own monetary destruction programs; they have no choice but to do so.

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Against All Odds, Chinese Entrepreneurs Succeed around the World

The EntrepreneurWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

Blog01/23/2023

Hindered by government in their home country, Chinese entrepreneurs have excelled overseas.

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Governments Will Make You Poorer Again

Global Economy

Blog01/21/2023

Inflation at an annual rate of 5 percent is not a positive, and it is certainly not falling prices. Inflation is accumulative, and this means we are becoming poorer faster.

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Corporate Welfare for Farmers Is Swell until It's Not: The Case of Arizona Reservoirs

U.S. History

Blog01/21/2023

What at first seem like gifts from the state (handouts for some at the expense of others) lead to unfortunate events that cannot be stopped once begun.

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The Fed’s Quantitative Easing Gamble Costs Taxpayers Billions

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

At current interest rates, the Fed’s operating losses will impact the federal budget for years, requiring new tax revenues to offset the continuing loss of billions of dollars in the Fed’s former remittances to the US Treasury.

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