economy


The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

By David Gordon Mises Institute November 27, 2016   The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders   Where Bernie Went Wrong: And Why His Remedies Will Just Make Crony Capitalism Worse. By Hunter Lewis.  Axios Press, 2016. 284 pages. Hunter Lewis has rendered a great service with his new book. Writing from an Austrian perspective, he has […]

The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

Austrians at the Fed?

Austrians at the Fed?

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute November 21, 2016   Austrians at the Fed?   Coverage of central banks and monetary policy in popular financial media outlets like Bloomberg, Financial Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and The Economist is almost uniformly bad. The reporting and analysis are superficial, and the writers tend to assume facts not in evidence. The same myths repeat themselves ad […]


Midnight in America

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital November 10, 2016   Midnight in America   Stunned political analysts are missing the most plausible argument explaining Donald Trump’s unexpected victory. The misreading of the American electorate stems from the political class’ acceptance of mistaken (and increasingly insane) economic dogma that has arisen over the past generation. Based on their flawed understanding of economics, the pundits could […]

The Next Recession Looms Large

Donald’s Right – The System Is Rigged

Donald’s Right – The System Is Rigged

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners October 17, 2016   Donald’s Right – The System Is Rigged     BALTIMORE – For weeks, the top news headlines have been about politics. And politics has been all about the Republican Party candidate for president of the United States, Donald Trump. The Establishment, the media, and most […]


The Next Recession Looms Large

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital October 10, 2016   The Next Recession Looms Large   Currently economists and market watchers roughly fall into two camps: Those who believe that the Federal Reserve must begin raising interest rates now so that it will have enough rate cutting firepower to fight the next recession, and those who […]

The Next Recession Looms Large

The Economics of Hillary Clinton

The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute September 27, 2016   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other abuses […]


Infrastructure Spending Does not "Grow the Economy"

Infrastructure Spending Does not “Grow the Economy”

By Patrick Trombly Mises Institue September 15, 2016   Infrastructure Spending Does not “Grow the Economy”   In a new twist, the presidential nominees from both major political parties have fallen for (or hope that the voters have fallen for) a time-worn fallacy, and have proposed government spending on infrastructure “to grow the economy and create […]


Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates

By Thorsten Polleit Mises.org September 12, 2016   Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates   The US Federal Reserve (Fed) is considering raising rates. Is the “normalization” of interest rates about to happen which savers and investors have been yearning for? Most likely not. Policymakers are merely realizing that the policy of zero rates […]

Central Banks May Choose Helicopter Money Over Negative Rates