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Three Times the Price of Gold Collapsed — And Lessons for Today

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog10 hours ago

The gold price is heading up at the moment, but we can still learn a lot from three big collapses in the gold price which occurred after 1934.

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The ECB's Renewed Attack on Free Markets

Blog06/25/2019

The ECB isn't stopping with government bonds. It will end the current monetary experiment with widespread intervention in corporate debt and all aspects of the market, further destroying what freedom still exists in debt markets.

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The Economics of Healthcare: Market Failure or Faulty Models? (Part 1)

Health

06/24/2019Audio/Video
Accad and Koka discuss with Bob Murphy the common belief that healthcare is a sector plagued by “market failure”.
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The Fed Fears Rising Market Interest Rates

06/24/2019Power & Market

The demand for loans among consumers and business owners is rising. And that could lead to a flood of new money into the economy. But the Fed is (rightly) afraid of where this might lead.

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The Alleged Absence of Depressions under Totalitarianism

Business CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

06/21/2019Mises Daily Articles
Where there is no business at all, business can be neither good nor bad. There may be starvation, and famine, but no depression in the sense in which this term is used in dealing with the problems of a market economy.
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The Supreme Court's Dubious "Wall of Separation" between Church and State

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog06/21/2019

How old should a monument be to avoid Establishment Clause challenges? Not that old, given the Supreme Court invented the "wall of separation" argument in only 1947.

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