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How Central Banking Increased Inequality
Although today high levels of inequality in the United States remain a pressing concern for a large swath of the population, monetary policy and credit expansion are rarely mentioned as a likely source of rising wealth and income inequality.
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Why Cryptocurrencies Will Never Be Safe Havens
Every further new high in the price of Bitcoin brings ever more claims that it is destined to become the preeminent safe haven investment of the modern age — the new gold.
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Central Banks Are Hiding The True Price Of Risk
If you invest your money, you will have to deal with numerous risks. For instance, if you buy a bond, you run the risk of the borrower defaulting or being repaid with debased money.
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EC HH The Rise Of Zombie Companies — And Why It Matters
The rise of zombie companies is not a good thing. Zombification does not boost job creation or buy time, it is a perverse incentive that delays the recovery.
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Can Switzerland Survive Today's Assault On Cash And Sound Money?
It is to Switzerland many in the West turn today for a model of solid fiscal conservatism, love of individual privacy, subordinate central government and true community-based freedom.
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This Time, It's A Bubble In Rentals
While no one was paying attention, “the prices of apartment buildings nationally, after seven dizzying boom years, peaked last summer and have declined 3% since.
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