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Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking
Central banks never recovered and "normalized" their balance sheets after the 2008 crisis. That means the current system is very fragile.
Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles
Mises made a distinction between credit that is backed by savings, and credit that is not. The second type plays a key role in the boom-bust cycle.
Global EconomyBusiness Cycles
China has many problems, but it also has a high savings rate, a limited welfare state, and a rising middle class.
Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles
Joseph Salerno spoke on "Why Falling Prices Are Good for Business" at Ramapo College in New Jersey on October 4.
Putting the finishing touches on the world's largest building in China
Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking
Central banks have been on a bond-buying spree. This is good for governments deep in debt. But it is a risky and dangerous policy for the rest of us.
Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking
With such low interest rates, shouldn't we be experiencing a boom? The problem is, a solid economy requires much more than just low interest rates.
The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles
From near-zero interest rates to price controls to easy home loans, it is clear that government is now more in need of sound economics than ever.
The cure for the curse of the Federal Reserve and its grand experiment is to install a sound monetary order. The next US president must clean house.