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The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China

By C. Jay Engel Mises.org January 27, 2016   The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China   There are a handful of themes out there on recent market action that are either totally wrong or otherwise highly misleading. For instance, regarding the recent calamity in the capital markets, one especially apparent dichotomy has presented […]

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Is the Auto Loan Bubble Ready to Pop?

By Tommy Behnke Mises.org January 11, 2016   Is the Auto Loan Bubble Ready to Pop?   On Tuesday, it was announced that over seventeen million new vehicles were sold in 2015, the highest it’s ever been in United States history. While the media claims that this record has been reached because of drastic improvements to […]

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Santa Needs Prices

By Robert P. Murphy Foundation for Economic Education December 15, 2015   Santa Needs Prices Christmas, Calculation, and Chaos     A superficial observer might argue that Santa Claus has no relevance to economics, because in Santa’s world, there is no scarcity. But Santa, though magical, is not omnipotent. He faces constraints. First, Santa only delivers […]

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End the Sugar Tax Now

By Gary Galles Mises.org December 9, 2015   End the Sugar Tax Now   “Sugar Vs. Corn Syrup” reads the headline about legal wrangling between enablers of America’s sweet tooth. Big sugar accused big corn syrup of misleading the public with an ad campaign that it is “nutritionally the same as sugar,” asking for $1.5 billion […]


The Next Bear Market May Have Already Begun…

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners December 7, 2015   The Next Bear Market May Have Already Begun…     PARIS – We spent a pleasant weekend back in the old country – Ireland. It rained almost the whole time. But life in the pubs was bright and cheery. We are renovating a handsome, but […]

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ARABIAN GULF (March 20, 2014) - Patrol coastal ship USS Typhoon (PC-5) launches an MK-60 surface-to-surface missile during Griffin missile exercise. Griffin missile is the first surface-to-surface live-fire missile exercise conducted to guard against small boat threats in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Not For Release)

Stocks Prices For Weapons Manufacturers Rise Sharply After Paris Attacks

By John Vibes The Anti-Media November 17, 2015   Stocks Prices For Weapons Manufacturers Rise Sharply After Paris Attacks     A recent report by journalist Glenn Greenwald pointed out stock prices for weapons manufacturers sharply increased just after the terrorist attacks in Paris last week. Greenwald was following the tip of Brooklyn journalist Aaron Cantú, who […]


A recession spreading from the heart of America?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 23, 2015   A recession spreading from the heart of America?     When oil prices collapsed after the Saudis opened the spigots and dropped the “oil bomb” on the world (and they still have bombs to drop if need be) ACC (and others) warned that this could […]

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Big Pharma and the Opposite of Science

By Sandy Ikeda Foundation for Economic Education October 20, 2015   Big Pharma and the Opposite of Science The Seen and Unseen of Daraprim   Can we all agree that no reasonable and compassionate person would want to force people to choose between food and medicine? Unfortunately, too many people across the ideological spectrum assume that […]


100 Years of Government’s “Managed” Health Care

By Michel Accad Mises.org September 21, 2015   100 Years of Government’s “Managed” Health Care   The term “managed care” entered the common lexicon in the 1990s, when contracted arrangements between physicians and hospitals on the one hand, and insurance entities on the other, became standard means to try to control healthcare expenditures. The origin of […]

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Inside Janet Yellen’s Brain at 4 a.m. (Part II)

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 16, 2015   Inside Janet Yellen’s Brain at 4 a.m. (Part II)     GUALFIN, Argentina – According to several headlines, the U.S. stock market rose yesterday “ahead of Fed.” The Dow was up 229 points – or 1.4% – for the session. And so, we return to […]


Rate Hike or Not, This Bull Market Has Run Its Course

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 14, 2015   Rate Hike or Not, This Bull Market Has Run Its Course     GUALFIN, Argentina – Stocks have been wiggly-waggling along for the last few days. Just like the tail on a happy dog. Investors don’t know what to do… And everyone is on the […]

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Why Do We Celebrate Rising Home Prices?

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 26, 2015   Why Do We Celebrate Rising Home Prices?   In recent years, home price indices have seemed to proliferate. Case-Shiller, of course, has been around for a long time, but over the past decade, additional measures have been marketed aggressively by Trulia, CoreLogic, and Zillow, just to name […]


Why Bonds Are No Longer a “Safe Haven”

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners May 18, 2015   Why Bonds Are No Longer a “Safe Haven”   Gualfin (“End of the Road”), Argentina Dear Diary, Bonds are extremely vulnerable right now. More on that below… We stumbled, shuffled, and dragged both feet, as we made our way down from our mountain ranch. Now, […]

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