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What States Are Doing to Offer More Currency Competition

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Blog12/29/2018

The destruction of sound money over the past century stems from actions at the federal level, but there are steps which states can take — and even have already taken — to move toward sound money.

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The ECB’s Quantitative Easing Was a Failure — Here Is What It Actually Did

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Blog12/27/2018

The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.

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How Liquidity Affects Changes in Prices — Including Stock Prices

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Blog12/27/2018

Markets respond with price changes to eliminate money surpluses and money deficits.

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The Monetary Base Never Returned to "Normal" After the Great Recession

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Blog12/21/2018

M1 and the monetary base are almost equal at this time, but this is unprecedented in modern monetary history, as usually the monetary base is a fraction of M1.

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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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