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FOMC Minutes: Continued Talk of Balance Sheet Strategy

The FedFinancial Markets

04/06/2017FedWatch
The FOMC minutes continue the emphasis on the balance sheet. They've started raising the Fed Funds target, how far can they get on the balance sheet?

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If You Don't Like Immigration, You Should Love Free Trade

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2017
The more immigration is restricted, the more important and essential free trade becomes.

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Caitlin Long: What Blockchain Means

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyStrategy

04/06/2017Audio/Video
Blockchain technology could vastly reduce the role of middlemen in everyday transactions, obviating the need for a lot of regulation in the process.

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Should We Trust the Government's Claims About Syria?

Blog04/06/2017
Should we trust the US government's accusations about foreign atrocities? History is not reassuring on that score.

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The Next Step in Europe's Negative-Interest-Rate Experiment

Money and Banking

Blog04/05/2017
The ECB is likely to relent on negative rates. But it will then turn to buying bonds and monetizing the debt to keep the easy money flowing.

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Trump's Economics

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/05/2017
Trump seems to be stuck in the 1980s when it comes to his obsession with sticking it to our "competitors" in Asia.

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Audit the Pentagon

The FedStrategy

Blog04/05/2017
No one knows what the Pentagon does with your money — including the Pentagon.

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Trump’s Goldman Guys Are Dangerous

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/05/2017
Trump campaigned on cutting taxes, but Steve Mnuchin and Gary Cohn desire "revenue neutral" reform, including a possible VAT.

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The March-April Issue of The Austrian Is Now Online

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog04/05/2017
Now in mailboxes, the March-April issue of The Austrian is also now online.

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