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Stanley Fischer on the Balance Sheet: There will be no Tantrum on Wall Street

The Fed

04/18/2017FedWatch
Stanley Fischer said on Monday that a negative market response to balance sheet reduction was unlikely.

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Should We Trust the Government's Claims About Syria?

Blog04/06/2017
Should we trust the US government's accusations about foreign atrocities? History is not reassuring on that score.

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Steve Bannon Dismisses Austrian Economics

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Bannon's notion that the GOP conference is full of ideologues, much less libertarian ideologues, is just flat false.

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Six Graphs that Reveal Big Problems for Student and Auto Loans

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2017
Modern monetary policy: a trillion dollars of housing debt has been replaced by a trillion dollars (or more) of student and auto loan debt.

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Sound Money Is Rising at the State Level

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog03/06/2017
Legislatures in Idaho and Arizona are working to lower barriers to use of precious metals as money.

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Stanley Fischer on Monetary "Rules" and the FOMC

Blog03/03/2017
The decision-making model at the Fed is top-notch. We know because Stanley Fischer tells us so.

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Stanley Fischer's Eureka Moment

The FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

02/16/2017FedWatch
Stanley Fischer almost learns a lesson about econometric models, but just does not get it.

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Say's Law: The Antidote to Countless Economic Fallacies

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog02/14/2017
Say's Law essentially tells us that we produce in order to consume. Once we start thinking we can consume before we produce, we get into trouble.

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Showdown: Yellen and Trump

The FedMoney and Banks

02/13/2017FedWatch
There is bubbling tension between the Trump vision and the Bernanke-Yellen monetary regime.

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Stockman to Trump: It's the Economy, Stupid

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog02/08/2017
Concerns over the US economy put Donald Trump in the White House. But Trump seems rather uninterested in the hard work of reforming economic policy.

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