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There Are Two Types of Credit — One of Them Leads to Booms and Busts

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog11/14/2016

Mises made a distinction between credit that is backed by savings, and credit that is not. The second type plays a key role in the boom-bust cycle.

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Why This "Boom" Doesn't Feel Like One

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2016

There are really two types of asset-price-inflation periods. One is the "boom" type, but the other is the current "depression" type.

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Video: Joseph Salerno Explains the Benefits of Deflation

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles

Blog10/19/2016

Joseph Salerno spoke on "Why Falling Prices Are Good for Business" at Ramapo College in New Jersey on October 4.

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Skyscraper Alert in China?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog10/18/2016

Putting the finishing touches on the world's largest building in China

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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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Economic Growth Requires More Than Low Interest Rates

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

With such low interest rates, shouldn't we be experiencing a boom? The problem is, a solid economy requires much more than just low interest rates.

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Deja vu: Fannie and Freddie Lower Lending Standards

Booms and BustsInterventionism

Blog09/22/2016

Because the only thing government is worse at than pricing risk, is learning from past mistakes.

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What the Next Recession Will Look Like

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog09/19/2016

The cure for the curse of the Federal Reserve and its grand experiment is to install a sound monetary order. The next US president must clean house.

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Latin America's Pink Tide Crashes on the Rocks

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog09/08/2016

More than a decade ago, some South American countries were moving to the left in an effort to create a new paradigm. Things have not gone well for them.

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The Bank of England Turns to More Easy Money

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/21/2016

With central banks falling into step in a seemingly inexorable race toward negative interest rates, this could point to bigger problems on the horizon.

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