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Federal Reserve Capital Management

Is the Federal Reserve essentially a giant hedge fund?

Economics
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Modern Monetary Madness and King George III

Are we doomed to the whims of central banks and oblivion spending governments? Another look at history may shed some insights.

Economics , Philosophy
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Commodity Malthusians and Inflation

The rapid rise in commodity prices worldwide is due to currency devaluations – an inflationary phenomenon – and “Malthusian-inspired demand” is obscuring this pernicious problem.

Economics , Philosophy
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We Should All Be Misesians Now

After several centuries of experimentation with boom-and-bust monetary and fiscal policies, we need to give the Austrian school a chance.

Economics , Philosophy
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Getting Off Track: A Review

John B. Taylor’s recent book on the financial crisis of 2008 provides an objective look at how Federal Reserve monetary policies and Treasury mismanagement played a key role in the crisis, and could have been averted.

Economics
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A Year of Posts on the Wall Street Journal

Free content added to the Wall Street Journal online site on capital markets, foreign policy-national security, ‘climate change,’ health care, and a variety of other topics.

Culture , Economics , Philosophy , Politics , Science & Technology
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Economic Terrorism: Should We Be Concerned?

Some have equated the acute financial turbulences of September 2008 with acts of “economic or financial terrorism.” Are they justified?

Economics
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