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No, Mark Carney, Brexit Didn't Cause Inflation — You Did

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/29/2017FedWatch
Bank of England governor Mark Carney maintains that Brexit has caused a devaluation of the pound. A more likely cause of this is the BofE itself.

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Trump's Pricey Love Affair With Saudi Arabia

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/28/2017
The US has spent untold billions on foreign policy favoring the Saudi dictators. Under Trump, it looks to get even worse.

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Myths Behind the War on Cash

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/28/2017FedWatch
The social advantages of eliminating physical cash are minimal, and economists tend to ignore the many costs that a cash ban would create.

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Canadian Interest Rates Set to Rise?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/27/2017FedWatch
The team at the Bank of Canada has confused cause and effect once again.

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A Look at Uncertainty in the UK, Post-Election

Capital and Interest Theory

06/27/2017FedWatch
It's becoming increasingly clear the Bank of England is sticking to an uncomfortably aggressive quantitative easing program.

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Is America Really Coming Apart, As Charles Murray Suggests?

Decentralization and Secession

Blog06/27/2017
A recognition that politics won't solve America's cultural divide means even some conservatives are embracing more radical decentralization.

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Time to Cash Out of the Banking System?

Business Cycles

Blog06/27/2017
Uh-oh. Chairman Yellen assured us today that she does not believe that there will be another financial crisis "in our lifetimes."

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Jim Grant Explains the Gold Standard

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/27/2017
Jim Grant: Our current monetary system "is the financial counterpart to the philosophy of statism."

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The Super Bubble Is in Trouble

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/26/2017FedWatch
Once the Super-Bubble pops, we will see what people demand as the ultimate means of payment: gold or cyber units, or both.

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Republican Healthcare Plan Fails the "Jimmy Kimmel Test"

Health

Blog06/26/2017
Government health care creates shortages while driving up prices and preventing access to critical services.

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