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Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory
Financial MarketsPolitical Theory
Financial MarketsMoney and Banking
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksPolitical Theory
Unlike commodity money, fiat currencies allow persistent trade imbalances which cause grave discrepancies in income, consumption, and investment.
The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks
This year, our attention will be toward the Fed and central banks, as the world's financial elites try to navigate increasingly volatile waters.
The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy
Donald Trump's Twitter account is steering the market, the consequence of America substituting markets for central planners.
The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
Steve Mnuchin has said little publicly, but his resume does seem to contrast sharply with Trump's populist campaign.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
As yield-starved investors look to longer-dated assets, the biggest risk facing financial markets may be the financial asset duration bubble.
Financial MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
High-frequency trading is not the nefarious scheme policymakers would have you believe it is. It serves a real purpose in the marketplace.
Financial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge
Efforts to manipulate people into thinking the economy is good contribute to the ills brought on by the boom-bust cycle.