Money and Banks

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The Looming Mortgage Liquidity Crisis

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog03/23/2018

Everything is dandy if borrowers make their payments on their increasingly unaffordable homes. But will unemployment remain low forever?

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Why Understanding Inflation Is So Important

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/19/2018

Conflating "inflation" with a general rise in prices prevents understanding the true problem with inflation. 

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The End of Cheap Debt Will Bring a Wave of Bankruptcies

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/07/2018

Even with falling interest rates and high liquidity, there have been spectacular bankruptcies, so imagine what can happen when rates rise.

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Why Banking Is No Ordinary Industry

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMoney and Banks

Blog03/06/2018

Special powers to inflate the money supply — granted by the state — make banking unlike other private industries. 

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Chief Powell Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope Blind

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/02/2018

The new Fed Chief Powell was optimistic at Congressional hearings this week. But he may have inherited a quickly-expiring boom. 

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Will the Data Tell Us When the Next Bust Is Due?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/27/2018
The trigger to boom-bust cycles is central bank monetary policies and not some mysterious factors we can only tease out of statistical data.
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What Free-Banking Advocates Get Wrong

Legal SystemMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/26/2018
Free-banking systems may make bank runs less frequent, but do they prevent credit expansion, artificial booms, and economic recessions?
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The True Money Supply Is Flashing Red

Money and BanksMoney and BankingMoney Supply

Blog02/26/2018

The suppression of the TMS growth rate, if it is sustained for the rest of the year, portends another credit crisis and housing bust.

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A Strong Euro Is A Headache for the ECB

Money and Banks

Blog02/24/2018
A strong euro is not a problem for any European citizen. But it is a problem for the central bank.
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How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/23/2018
There are two important ways through which the central bank and its effectively inflationary machinations influence stock prices.
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