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Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking
Lehman was a prime example of mainstream consensus analysis of risk and economic opportunity. We "solved" it with more of the same.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
With cryptocurrencies, currency competition in the spirit of Hayek has become possible even in the absence of self-limitation by governments.
Booms and BustsFinancial Markets
From the yield curve to money supply growth, there are good reasons to believe we are in the autumn of the current expansion.
Is it possible that the bubble-bursting in the corporate debt markets could precede — rather than coincide with — a bear market in equities? Yes, if history is any guide.
The sooner we stop conflating “technology” with “coin,” the sooner we will have a better understanding of what is and is not sound money.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksGold StandardInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
A monetary crisis is coming. Will gold or crypto replace the dollar?
Financial MarketsGlobal Economy
The recent collapse of the Argentine Peso and other emerging currencies doesn't bode well for the global economy.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
The EU’s precariousness will only be fully exposed by the next credit crisis and the ECB’s response to it, which will end up collapsing the euro.
Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets
The Fed is already living dangerously with its recent hike, and further rises will all but guarantee a credit crisis.
Financial MarketsMedia and CultureMoney and Banking
The art of financial engineering – camouflaging a rise in leverage to boost present and future earnings – is in high demand.