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The Near Collapse of the UK Pension Sector Exposes Failures by Financial Regulators

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog11/24/2022

The woes of Britain's financial sector have been exacerbated by UK financial regulators' failures.

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The Federal Reserve's (Permanent) Knowledge Problem

The FedHayek

Blog11/23/2022

Federal Reserve officials, for all of their alleged wisdom and education, have a knowledge problem. Hayek and other Austrians could have told them their grandiose plans will fail.

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Eliminating Economic Crises

The FedMonetary PolicyBusiness CyclesGold Standard

Blog11/23/2022

Ending the string of economic crises that have occurred the past two decades will happen only when economies can depend upon sound money.

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After Years of "Stimulus" Come Surging Debt and Falling Wages

U.S. History

Blog11/22/2022

For all the positive talk, Americans are piling on more debt just as real wages are falling, job losses are mounting, and debt costs are rising. Thanks, Fed! 

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Can a Deeply Unserious America Fix Its Economy?

Big GovernmentCentral BanksU.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog11/22/2022

A serious political discussion at the federal level would center on structural problems of war and peace, debt and the dollar, and entitlements. But America in 2022 is a deeply unserious country.

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Understanding the European Crisis: Interview with Václav Klaus

Free MarketsKeynesProgressivismWorld History

Blog11/22/2022

Europe is in crisis, thanks to its progressive leadership. Václav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, points out the problems and offers a remedy: free markets.

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Too Many Economic "Truths" Are Built on Fallacies

Economic PolicyThe FedKeynes

Blog11/22/2022

All too often, elite mainstream economists' policy recommendations are built on fallacies. We shouldn't listen.

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Will Global Rate Hikes Set Off a Global Debt Bomb?

Central BanksFinancial MarketsMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2022

All of the excess of unproductive debt issued during the period of complacency will exacerbate the problem in 2023 and 2024.

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