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Europeans Overcoming Their Apoplithorismosphobia

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2015

Europeans have long been fearful of the prospects of price deflation, but now that it has arrived they have embraced it.

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Fed Tries to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates by a 1/4 of 1%

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksCalculation and KnowledgeMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2015

The Fed has been messing with interest rates for a century and suddenly they have forgotten how to raise interest rates?

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Skyscrapers & Cyber Security with Dr. Mark Thornton

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog03/07/2015

I am interviewed on Power Trading Radio about the Skyscraper Curse and Cyber Security Issues—Biggest Bank Heist in History!

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The Myth of the Depression of 1873: More Evidence of a Bright Future for Austrian Economics

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog02/22/2015

More evidence the future of Austrian economics is in good hands is Patrick Newman’s excellent piece of scholarship recently published in the QJAE as "The Depression of 1873: An Austrian Perspective."

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Our Brave, New, Leveraged World

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog02/05/2015

According to a new report just out by McKinsey, global debt has increased by $57 trillion since the Great Recession, outpacing world GDP growth during this time period.

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Shostak: The ECB Fears Deflation, But You Should Not

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness Cycles

Blog02/04/2015
The European Central Bank plans to ramp up its own version of quantitative easing because it fears deflation. But deflation really means an increase in real wealth and an end to many malinvestments.

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