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Why the "Experts" Can't Agree About Fed Rate Hikes

The Fed

02/20/2017Mises Wire
When should the Fed raise rates? Mainstream economists rely on statistics, but reject the necessary theory by which to interpret.
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Will this Finally Be the Year the Fed Cuts its Balance Sheet?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Now that the Fed has slightly upped its Fed Funds rate target twice, there is talk of a much more ominous issue: shrinking the balance sheet.
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We Need the Pain that Comes with More Saving

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/16/2016Mises Wire
We're constantly being told by the mainstream financial media that saving money will destroy the economy. In truth, only saving — which is nothing more than refraining from spending — can repair the damage done by years of easy money and reckless spending.
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Wisconsin's Free-Market Evangelist

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

04/14/2015The Austrian
In this interview for The Austrian , economics teacher Aaron Ensley discusses the role of economics education at the secondary level and the importance of Austrian economics to teaching economics on a more relevant and practical level.
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