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The Myth of the Neutral Interest Rate

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/08/2018

Even if the Fed were to know the level of the neutral rate it could not achieve economic stability.

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The Corporate Debt Market: Is It Teetering on the Edge?

12/07/2018Power & Market

Peshut concludes that claims that the corporate debt bubble is about to pop are premature and the more likely scenario is that the bubble bursts in 2021 or 2022. 

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How Private Banks Create Bubbles — with the Help of Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/30/2018

Recessions emerge when the central bank reverses its loose monetary stance. But the seeds of recession were sown earlier by private lending practices that grew out of central-bank money creation.

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Landlordism and Liberty: Aristocratic Misrule And the Anti-Corn-Law League

Business CyclesCapital and Interest TheoryPrivate Property

11/24/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Anti-Corn-Law League was the best financed and the most highly organized political pressure group that Britain has ever witnessed.
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A Rising Money Supply Doesn't Necessarily Lead to Rising Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/24/2018

Increases in the money supply need not always be followed by general increases in prices, as prices are determined by both real and monetary factors.

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The Money Supply Is Never Too Small

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2018

The idea that money must grow in order to sustain economic growth gives the impression that money somehow sustains economic activity. But this has never been true.

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Mises Predicted the "Meat Tax"

Blog11/21/2018

The prohibitionist impulse is widespread among politicians, whether it involves alcohol, drugs, sugar or meat.

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Does a Falling Money Supply Cause Economic Slumps?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/13/2018

As the foundation of the economy weakens, bank lending weakens also. And then money begins to disappear from the banking system.

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