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Booms and Busts
Whiskey production depends on investment in highly specific capital, and it requires a long time horizon. It's a textbook case of the sort of industry that's likely to suffer most in case of an economic bust.
Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
While much of the media remains focused on Trump and trade, the greatest threat to the Chinese economy may be reckoning with a massive financial bubble from within.
Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy
The main indicators of the economic cycle point to a possible crisis and recession in the US economy. and maybe also in Europe.
Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles
The negative consequences of expansionary monetary policies take a while to show up, but Deutsche Bank's collapse may be the first sign of failure.
Even if business people learn to expect easy-money caused bubbles and busts — this would still not prevent the formation of a boom-bust cycle.
Booms and BustsAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles
The “boom-bust” cycle is generated by monetary intervention in the market, specifically bank credit expansion to business.
The world now has the impossible choice of permanently reduced productivity and slower economic growth — or the mass bankruptcy of a significant percentage of the economy.
Book ReviewsBooms and BustsFinancial Markets
Vikram Mansharamani’s second edition of Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst has all the great insights from the first edition plus a foreword by James Grant.
Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade
It is the lethal combination of tariffs and the end of the expansionary phase of the credit cycle which should concern us.
Unlike Greece, Italy or other seriously debt-laden economies, it’s not just government borrowing that’s the main risk to Turkey.