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Investors Are Thwarting the Bank of England's Latest QE Scheme

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


Investors are not cooperating with the Bank of England's efforts to drive Brits to riskier investments.


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Leftist President Dilma Rousseff Removed from Office

Global EconomyPolitical Theory


Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached this morning. Is there any hope the country might turn to freedom and free markets?

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How Central Banks Are Bleeding the Middle Class Dry

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Pension funds, savings accounts, and insurance funds — all essential middle class tools for savings — are seeing their yields dry up.

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The Week in Review: August 20, 2016

Global Economy


Central bankers have become enablers to debt-addicted governments.

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Does the UK Need Even More Stimulus?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


Government is not a wealth-creating entity, and more stimulus will not help the economy. In fact, more stimulus will hurt the wealth creation process.

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Price Controls Are Disastrous for Venezuela, and Everywhere Else

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices


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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5 Reasons Why Austrian Economics Is Better than the Mainstream

Global EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles


Mainstream economics is fraying at both ends. It is vague, and lacks precision. Austrian economics, meanwhile, is rooted in concrete human action.

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Brazil's Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve

Corporate WelfareGlobal EconomyMedia and Culture


The Olympics is one big party for politically-connected millionaires and other "elites" at the expense of ordinary taxpayers.

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The Week in Review: August 6, 2016

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview


Disappointed with weak growth worldwide, central banks look poised to crank out more easy money.

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The FDA’s Cigar Fascism

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition


New FDA regulations — like most crony capitalist regs — will help large established businesses while hurting smaller ones.

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