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Week in Review: September 16, 2017

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Blog09/15/2017
"Politicians who compromise and seek bipartisanship are the most dangerous among the entire crew in Washington."

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With a Central Bank, Bank "Deregulation" Can Be a Bad Thing

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Blog09/15/2017
When a central bank exists, deregulation may make it easier for central banks to create more money "out of thin air."

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Will Low Unemployment Cause Accelerating Inflation?

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Blog09/08/2017
In an unhampered market, there is no reason why low levels of unemployment should lead to an inflationary spiral.

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Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?

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Blog09/04/2017
A cut in government outlays is great news for wealth generators and to the economy.

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What Is the Liquidity Trap?

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Blog08/27/2017
"Too little spending" does not cause recessions. On the contrary, too much spending spurred by central bank meddling is what leads to booms and busts.

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Austrian Monetary Theory vs. Federal Reserve Inflation Targeting

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Blog08/22/2017
When a central bank sets a two-percent price inflation target as a guide for monetary policy, it is targeting an arbitrary construction of economic statisticians.

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The Chinese Economy's Fatal Flaws

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Blog08/21/2017
China faces problems of both an easy-money-induced bubble, and a corrupt regulatory regime.

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The Relationship Between Saving and Money

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Blog08/18/2017
It is not money that funds economic activity but the saved pool of final consumer goods. Money only facilitates the flow of the real savings.

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People’s QE? It's Venezuela with Tea and Cakes

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Blog08/18/2017
Jeremy Corbyn's "People's QE" is just the Argentinian model and the Venezuelan model disguised in Anglo-Saxon terms.

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A Tale of Two "Deflationary" Booms — The Gilded Age vs. Today

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Blog08/18/2017
Today's easy-money-fueled economic "boom" doesn't compare well to booms of the past.

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