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Thorsten Polleit

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and Banking

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Dr. Thorsten Polleit, Chief Economist of Degussa and macro-economic advisor to the P&R REAL VALUE fund. He is Honorary Professor at the University of Bayreuth.

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Mario Draghi’s Fatal Conceit

08/29/2017FedWatch
Central bankers seek to shrug off any limits to their power. Only if totally unrestrained, they believe, can they truly do "whatever it takes."

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Central Banks Are Hiding the True Price of Risk

08/10/2017FedWatch
Risk premiums determined in an unhampered market align the interests of savers and investors. When central banks interfere with this, trouble results.

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The Fed Remains on Course – to Trouble

07/26/2017FedWatch
If the Fed really intends to turn away from its easy-money policies, it has three options for doing it. All of them are risky.

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The Super Bubble Is in Trouble

06/26/2017FedWatch
Once the Super-Bubble pops, we will see what people demand as the ultimate means of payment: gold or cyber units, or both.

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How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/30/2017
Given current bond and stock market valuations, investors seem to be fairly confident that the Fed will succeed in keeping the boom going.

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