Finance

The Markets, Currency, the Transfer of Wealth and anything else that affects your wallet.


Economics Is Not Rocket Science — It's Even More Complicated

Economics Is Not Rocket Science — It’s Even More Complicated

By Gary Galles Mises Institute June 15, 2018   Economics Is Not Rocket Science — It’s Even More Complicated   Over the years, I have heard multiple different things described as “not rocket science.” The implication was always that rocket science was just about the hardest thing to do, making virtually everything else easy by comparison. As […]


War On Cryptocurrencies: Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup And Capital One Have Banned Their Customers From Buying Bitcoin With Credit Cards

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog June 13, 2018   War On Cryptocurrencies: Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup And Capital One Have Banned Their Customers From Buying Bitcoin With Credit Cards     A war on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin has begun, and it threatens to destroy the […]

War On Cryptocurrencies: Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup And Capital One Have Banned Their Customers From Buying Bitcoin With Credit Cards

Another Step Towards Collapse of Petrodollar

By Rory Hall The Daily Coin May 8, 2018   Another Step Towards Collapse of Petrodollar     For the past year and half a major topic throughout the alternative press has been the new Chinese oil futures contract settled/priced in yuan. The fact that China is directly challenging the Federal Reserve Note, U.S. dollar, is […]

Another Step Towards Collapse of Petrodollar

The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

By Kevin Dowd Mises Institute May 4, 2018   The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems     The Adam Smith Institute have recently published my report “Killing the Cash Cow: Why Andy Haldane is Wrong on Demonetisation” on Andy Haldane’s proposal (“How low can you go?”) to abolish cash. [Disclosure: Andy and […]


The Government “Can’t Find” $20 Trillion, While Pension Funds Are Tanking

By Jon Rappoport Activist Post April 24, 2018   The Government “Can’t Find” $20 Trillion, While Pension Funds Are Tanking     Note: the missing $20 trillion does not refer to the national debt. Alert to pension fund managers all over the planet—and to everyone else— “If 1,000 US and global pension fund managers start asking […]

The Government “Can’t Find” $20 Trillion, While Pension Funds Are Tanking

Yes, Economic Laws Still Apply to the Minimum Wage

Yes, Economic Laws Still Apply to the Minimum Wage

By Per Bylund Mises Institute April 19, 2018   Yes, Economic Laws Still Apply to the Minimum Wage   What is it with economic illiteracy and writing in the media? One explanation is obvious: media need to sell newspapers (or get “clicks”), so it makes sense to exploit people’s confirmation bias. In other words, tell people […]


How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money

By Justin Murray Mises Institute April 16, 2018   How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money   Lately, when he isn’t trying to blame China on America’s competitiveness woes, President Donald Trump has become obsessed with the online retailer Amazon. While there’s speculationthat Trump is using the reins of government to carry out a personal grudge because Jeff Bezos, […]

How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money

Why Big Government, Big Banks, and Big Tech All Hate Cash

Why Big Government, Big Banks, and Big Tech All Hate Cash

By Brendan Brown Mises Institute April 11, 2018   Why Big Government, Big Banks, and Big Tech All Hate Cash   Big government, big banks, and big tech are now all on the same side in the war against cash. Government — we all know about already. Big banks — they do not want to see the users […]


American Houses Keep Getting Bigger — And so Does American Debt

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute April 5, 2018   American Houses Keep Getting Bigger — And so Does American Debt   Measuring gains or losses in the standard of living is not a simple matter. We know that over the past century in the United States, working hours have declined, and real incomes have increased. By […]

American Houses Keep Getting Bigger — And so Does American Debt

China's Plan to End Dependency on American Trade

China’s Plan to End Dependency on American Trade

By Alasdair Macleod Mises Institute March 27, 2018   China’s Plan to End Dependency on American Trade   The timing of America’s announcement on new tariffs is circumstantially connected with China. In an announcement of enormous importance, a date has finally been set for trading in oil futures denominated in yuan. China’s suppliers of roughly 8.5 […]