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How High Is The Risk of a Currency Crisis?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/21/2018

 The monetary policy that governments and central banks are calling for is quite apparent: “Keep it going, whatever it takes.”

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America Picks a Fight With its Largest Foreign Creditor

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/17/2018

Pursuing a trade war with your largest creditor, whose also on the edge of insolvency, is a recipe for financial meltdown.

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Low Unemployment Is Not the Cause of Inflation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/16/2018

An overheating economy emerges once expenditure rises without being backed up by production, a situation that emerges when the money stock is increasing.

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Why Big Government, Big Banks, and Big Tech All Hate Cash

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/10/2018

Government, tech, and banks all have a common interest in moving consumers and taxpayers toward the abolition of physical cash. 

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Why Mainstream Economists Don't See Recessions Coming

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/03/2018

Recessions grow out of government and central-bank interventions that direct resources away from true wealth generating activities — and toward bubble activities.

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The Looming Mortgage Liquidity Crisis

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog03/23/2018

Everything is dandy if borrowers make their payments on their increasingly unaffordable homes. But will unemployment remain low forever?

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Why Understanding Inflation Is So Important

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/19/2018

Conflating "inflation" with a general rise in prices prevents understanding the true problem with inflation. 

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The End of Cheap Debt Will Bring a Wave of Bankruptcies

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/07/2018

Even with falling interest rates and high liquidity, there have been spectacular bankruptcies, so imagine what can happen when rates rise.

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Why Banking Is No Ordinary Industry

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMoney and Banks

Blog03/06/2018

Special powers to inflate the money supply — granted by the state — make banking unlike other private industries. 

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Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/02/2018

The new Fed Chief Powell was optimistic at Congressional hearings this week. But he may have inherited a quickly-expiring boom. 

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