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In a Free Market, No Profit is "Excessive"

The EntrepreneurPrices

Blog01/16/2017

Profit is a product of the mind, of success in anticipating the future state of the market. It is a spiritual and intellectual phenomenon.

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Japanese Consumers Not Afraid of Deflation

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BankingPrices

Blog10/10/2016

It turns out that the Japanese people do not have the Apoplithorismosphobia that their government officials have.

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The Fed vs. Savings

The FedMoney and BanksGold StandardPrices

Blog09/06/2016

The Federal Reserve and in particular fiat money ruins the incentive to save for a better future.

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Hurricane: Florida AG to Prosecute "Price Gougers"

Big GovernmentPrices

Blog09/01/2016

Floridians could end up facing unnecessary hardship, because its state government does not understand basic economics.

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Spreadsheets Can Not Replace the Market Process

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

Blog08/22/2016

The problem with the Excel spreadsheet approach is not the intentions of policymakers, but that such tools cannot possibly replace the market process.

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Price Controls Are Disastrous for Venezuela, and Everywhere Else

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices

Blog08/16/2016

Many of Venezuela's woes stem from the Venezuelan state's reliance on price controls to enact its socialist goals. Famine has resulted.

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Britain's Minimum Wage Short-Changes Young Workers

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog07/21/2016

In the UK, a national minimum wage was introduced in 1999. Things have been getting worse for young workers ever since.

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Stiglitz Is Wrong About Marginal Pricing

EntrepreneurshipPraxeologyPrices

Blog06/09/2016

Rising income inequality and concentration of resources into fewer large firms are not a problem for marginal-pricing theory.

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Four Reasons Why Government Spending Is Even Worse Than Taxes

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryPricesValue and Exchange

Blog04/14/2016

The way that government collects taxes is awful. The process of spending it is even worse.

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