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What Do Governments Want from Bitcoin?

Blog05/12/2017
Governments are increasingly showing a willingness to work with cryptocurrencies. But what's the motivation behind this openness to the new tech?

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Charles Evans: The Risk of Deflation

The Fed

05/12/2017FedWatch
Charles Evans spoke on Friday and expressed his fear that the inflation outlook had risk on the downside.

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Trump's Budget Explosion Will Bring Dire Monetary Shocks

Blog05/12/2017
It's not the early 80s, and Paul Volcker isn't Fed Chairman. Trump's deficits will have worse effects than the Reagan deficits.

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Why Socialism Promotes "Free Love" Over Family

Media and Culture

It is no accident that the rise of free love in the U.S. accompanied the rise of the fully developed welfare state.

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Money-Supply Growth Fell to an 8-year Low in March

05/11/2017FedWatch
March's year-over-year percentage increase in the money supply hit a 103-month low of 5.9 percent.

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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.

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The Essential Link Between Consumers and Financial Markets

Financial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/10/2017
Much like an entrepreneur, a good investor seeks to know how to best serve consumers — and then invests his money in firms that do it.

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Three Ways Trump's Tax "Cuts" Will Raise Taxes

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
Trump's plan to increase spending and lower taxes will only increase deficit spending. And that brings with it a host of new costs for taxpayers.

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Napolitano: The GOP Didn't Touch the Core of Obamacare

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
The GOP Obamacare repeal did nothing to repeal the four core premises of Obamacare and federal control of health care.

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Listen to Dead Economists

EducationHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2017
We need dead economists to save us from ourselves, and from the hubris of "New Economics."

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