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The Myth of the Neutral Interest Rate

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Blog12/08/2018

Even if the Fed were to know the level of the neutral rate it could not achieve economic stability.

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A History of Venezuelan Inflation

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Blog12/07/2018

The Bolívar’s collapse is rather tragic, considering the Bolívar was actually one of Latin Americas’ strongest currencies during Venezuela’s peak from the 1950s to 1970s.

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The Eurozone Banks’ Trillion-Euro Time Bomb

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Blog12/06/2018

Eurozone banks are better off than they were three years ago. But they are nowhere close to having solved their challenges.

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How Private Banks Create Bubbles — with the Help of Central Banks

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Blog11/30/2018

Recessions emerge when the central bank reverses its loose monetary stance. But the seeds of recession were sown earlier by private lending practices that grew out of central-bank money creation.

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The Fed Is Now Addicted to Easy-Money Policy

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Blog11/29/2018

The only way to end the booms and busts brought by inflationary credit is to eliminate the central bank's counterfeiting that constitutes and creates that inflation.

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A Rising Money Supply Doesn't Necessarily Lead to Rising Prices

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Blog11/24/2018

Increases in the money supply need not always be followed by general increases in prices, as prices are determined by both real and monetary factors.

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The Money Supply Is Never Too Small

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Blog11/21/2018

The idea that money must grow in order to sustain economic growth gives the impression that money somehow sustains economic activity. But this has never been true.

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The True Costs (and Unseen Benefits) of Bitcoin Mining

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Blog11/20/2018

Claims that private-money production is too expensive usually ignore the many costs of a government-controlled money system.

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