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What Would Ludwig von Mises Do in Venezuela?

What Would Ludwig von Mises Do in Venezuela?

By Tho Bishop Mises.org May 27, 2016   What Would Ludwig von Mises Do in Venezuela?   The crisis in Venezuela is the most modern illustration of the horrific consequences of socialism and the devastating reality of hyperinflation. What makes this disaster all the more infuriating is that it could have been avoided with a basic […]


Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?

By Daniel Fernández Méndez Mises.org May 21, 2016   Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?   The country of Venezuela is dangerously approaching hyperinflation. At 2015’s year-end, official figures had yearly inflation at or above 180 percent (some private sector sources estimated it at 330 percent). The technical definition of hyperinflation is when inflation […]

Will Venezuela Be Forced to Embrace the Dollar?

Texan Plans to Build Gold Depository

Texan Plans to Build Gold Depository

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 17, 2016   Texan Plans to Build Gold Depository   Last year, we covered a story coming out of Texas in which the state government was planning to institute a state-controlled “gold depository” that would allow individuals to store their gold in a presumably safe place outside the United States banking […]


Beware of the Chaos of Helicopter Money

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell May 11, 2016   Beware of the Chaos of Helicopter Money     Indian central bank governor says helicopter money no panacea … Indian Central Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday that he had doubts “helicopter money”, or free cash given directly to citizens to stimulate growth, […]

Beware of the Chaos of Helicopter Money

Japan’s Wild Monetary Experiment Is Far From Over

Japan’s Wild Monetary Experiment Is Far From Over

By Brendan Brown Mises.org April 12, 2016   Japan’s Wild Monetary Experiment Is Far From Over   The leading narrative in the foreign exchange markets is told and re-told to explain how the Japanese yen has surged this year despite an ever wilder monetary experiment pursued by the Abe government. The story seems plausible to many, and […]


The Economic Collapse Of South America Is Well Underway

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog March 6, 2016   The Economic Collapse Of South America Is Well Underway     The 7th largest economy on the entire planet is completely imploding.  I have written previously about the economic depression that is plaguing Brazil, but since my last article it has gotten much, much worse.  […]

The Economic Collapse Of South America Is Well Underway

The Future of Banking: The Dangers of Electronic Currency

The Future of Banking: The Dangers of Electronic Currency

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 15, 2016    The Future of Banking: The Dangers of Electronic Currency     We live in a world in which more and more things happen electronically. It is now possible to buy all your clothes online, all your books, all your food, and have them all delivered […]


Venezuela Is Facing Runaway Financial Catastrophe

By Emily Skarbek Foundation for Economic Education February 12, 2016   Venezuela Is Facing Runaway Financial Catastrophe Debt, capital flight, food shortages, and hyperinflation take hold     Often, economists want to isolate questions of public debt and analyse these issues as if public choice considerations weren’t at play. Perhaps less studied are the ways in […]

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Cashless Society War Intensifies During Global Epocalypse

By David Haggith The Great Recession Blog January 25, 2016   Cashless Society War Intensifies During Global Epocalypse       In the fall of 2015, the world descended into an economic apocalypse that will transform the globe into a single cashless society. This bold prediction is based on trends in nations all over the earth as shown […]

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This Video Shows The Greatest Economic Collapses in History

By Raul Howmuch.net December 5, 2015   This Video Shows The Greatest Economic Collapses in History   The very first major economic collapse in recorded history occurred in 218-202 BC when the Roman Empire experienced money troubles after the Second Punic War. As a result, bronze and silver currencies were devalued. As depicted in the […]


Can the US Dollar Face Down the Chinese Yuan?

By James G. Rickards Mises.org December 1, 2015   Can the US Dollar Face Down the Chinese Yuan?   [Editor’s note: Yesterday the International Monetary Fund designated the Chinese yuan as one of the global currencies used to calculate the value of Special Drawing Rights. This event may portend a significant reordering of the world’s monetary […]

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The Yuan Ascends to World Reserve Status: “Dollar System Being Done Away With”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com November 30, 2015   The Yuan Ascends to World Reserve Status: “Dollar System Being Done Away With”     Today’s news is a historic milestone. The dollar’s days are numbered, and the new global economic order is shifting into place. As many insiders have expected, China has now officially gained status […]


China welcomes IMF backing to make yuan world reserve currency

By Against Crony Capitalism November 17, 2015   China welcomes IMF backing to make yuan world reserve currency     We have said in the past that the real economic “run for the hills” moment is the moment the dollar loses world reserve currency status. If that were to ever happen all sorts of things […]

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