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Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
There's no need for pessimism over the idea that there is a recession ahead, and that the stock markets must plunge. No, this is the good news!
Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking
The Yen remains strong for a variety of reasons. Restrained monetary policy in Japan isn't one of them.
Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Ships aren’t cheap to purchase. But when financing is abnormally cheap and expectations of future business are rosy, it stands to reason that shipping companies would put in a raft of orders.
Booms and BustsThe Fed
Jeffrey Tucker offers insights into Greenspan's role in the 2008 economic crash.
Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought
Thanks to the great Tatsuya Iwakura, who has translated numerous books by Austrian economists into Japanese, The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays, edited by Richard Ebeling, is now available as a Kindle book in Japanese.
Big GovernmentBooms and BustsThe FedGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyBusiness CyclesGold Standard
Recessions are good for an economy because they involve a resolution process, but a big recession for this boom town could be great for the world economy.
Booms and BustsU.S. History
Joseph Salerno reviews James Grant's new book The Forgotten Depression — 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself in the spring 2016 issue of The Independent Review.
Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and Banks
While the declining trend growth in money supply is bad news for bubbles, it is actually great news for wealth generators.
Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles
The world's largest container ship just entered a US port. Just in time for record low levels in the Baltic Dry Shipping Index, which is a measure of how much ships can charge.
It is high time to turn to Rothbard in the search for advice. His recipe for dealing with depressions and how to avoid turning a recession into a depression is of timeless relevance.