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.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
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!
Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
Blaming the euro will not save Italy. Italy’s problem is political spending — the same problem that this new budget is going to greatly increase.
The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
We have been hearing from central banks that we were living in a synchronized growth territory. Well, it wasn’t the case.