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The Crisis of Argentina and How to Reduce Country Risk

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog3 hours ago

Argentina has all the ingredients to be a global leading economy, but current policy makes the country a promise that always disappoints. 

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Jeff Deist on Money in the 21st Century

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banks

01/04/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Stephan Livera discuss money in an era of crazed monetary policy.
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Daniel Lacalle on the Central Bank Tightrope

The FedFinancial Markets

12/28/2018Audio/Video
Daniel Lacalle and Jeff Deist discuss the absurd reactions to the Fed's tiny interest rate hikes.
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The ECB’s Quantitative Easing Was a Failure — Here Is What It Actually Did

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog12/27/2018

The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.

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Christmas Movies and Bad Economics

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

12/24/2018The Free Market
Why are so many Christmas movies rife with villainous capitalists who constantly seek to ruin Christmas?
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The Eurozone Banks’ Trillion-Euro Time Bomb

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/06/2018

Eurozone banks are better off than they were three years ago. But they are nowhere close to having solved their challenges.

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China Was Desperate for a Trade Deal, but the G-20 Agreement is a Mirage

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog12/04/2018

This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary — it will fail to stop the global economic slowdown.

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The True Costs (and Unseen Benefits) of Bitcoin Mining

Money and Banks

Blog11/20/2018

Claims that private-money production is too expensive usually ignore the many costs of a government-controlled money system.

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