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There's a growing divergence between income growth in states with large financial centers — and the old "main street" economies.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
As yield-starved investors look to longer-dated assets, the biggest risk facing financial markets may be the financial asset duration bubble.
Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking
Government spending — not the size of the deficit — is the real problem with government intervention in the economy.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Nearly 70 years ago, Ludwig von Mises explained the seemingly irrational hunger among capitalists for long-term government bonds.
The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
In a move that surprised exactly no one, the Fed's Federal Open Market Committee yesterday announced it would take no action.
Money and Banking
Central bankers keep suggesting the economy is weak because there is too much saving. The real reason for the weak economy is too much money production.
As free-floating fiat money, the major currencies of the world are locked in a complex game of relative devaluation and manipulation.
Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
The federal government is again trying to take free choice away from borrowers by imposing new regulations on short-term loans like payday lending.
Increasing the money supply leads to many negative effects that are not measured as price inflation in measures like the CPI.
Some inflation hawks are beginning to speak up at the Fed. But will they be enough to put the brakes on the current easy-money experiment?