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Freedom and the Minimum Wage

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Political paternalists who insist upon setting minimum wages by government command closely resemble socialist central planners of the 20th century.
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Fed Speeches: What They Said

The Fed

05/05/2017Mises Wire
Friday featured a handful of Fed member speeches. Here is a summary of what they spoke about.
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FOMC Keeps Rates Steady

The Fed

05/03/2017Mises Wire
Today's FOMC meeting announcement has the Fed keeping rates unchanged and dismissing a weak Q1 GDP number as merely "transitory."
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FOMC Minutes: Continued Talk of Balance Sheet Strategy

The Fed

04/06/2017Mises Wire
The FOMC minutes continue the emphasis on the balance sheet. They've started raising the Fed Funds target, how far can they get on the balance sheet?
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Fed Financial Statements: $6 Billion Drop in Fed Remittances

The FedTaxes and Spending

03/24/2017Mises Wire
Every year the Fed remits its profits to the US Treasury every year. A drop in Fed profits means less for the US Treasury.
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Fed Ready to Hike Rates? Where They Stand.

The FedU.S. Economy

03/03/2017Mises Wire
The Fed is pushing hard for a rate hike. Here are Fed members' recent comments.
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FOMC Minutes: More of the Same

The Fed

02/22/2017Mises Wire
The FOMC minutes revealed a Fed that doesn't know what to do, but pretends like everything's under control.
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