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Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) Dipping

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog03/31/2015

March’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management dropped to the lowest it’s been this year. The combined index fell from 53.2 in February to 51.2 this month.

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"In other words, you cannot accurately forecast a recession or financial panic by looking at either the announcement or the completion of the world’s tallest building"

Booms and BustsThe FedU.S. HistoryBusiness CyclesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog03/27/2015

"In other words, you cannot accurately forecast a recession or financial panic by looking at either the announcement or the completion of the world’s tallest building"

 

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Europeans Overcoming Their Apoplithorismosphobia

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2015

Europeans have long been fearful of the prospects of price deflation, but now that it has arrived they have embraced it.

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Fed Tries to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates by a 1/4 of 1%

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksCalculation and KnowledgeMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2015

The Fed has been messing with interest rates for a century and suddenly they have forgotten how to raise interest rates?

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Skyscrapers & Cyber Security with Dr. Mark Thornton

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog03/07/2015

I am interviewed on Power Trading Radio about the Skyscraper Curse and Cyber Security Issues—Biggest Bank Heist in History!

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The Myth of the Depression of 1873: More Evidence of a Bright Future for Austrian Economics

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog02/22/2015

More evidence the future of Austrian economics is in good hands is Patrick Newman’s excellent piece of scholarship recently published in the QJAE as "The Depression of 1873: An Austrian Perspective."

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