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Does Bitcoin Use Too Much Electricity?

The EnvironmentFinancial Markets

An optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist its half empty. And a Vox writer says if you drink 60 glasses in the next hour, it’ll kill you.

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Why We Should Worry About China

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

The Japanese growth miracle was built on a massive debt bubble. China presents many similarities in its economic model.

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Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.

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Crisis or Stagnation: Why China Cannot Deleverage

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

China has added more debt in the first nine months of 2017 than the US, Japan and the EU combined.

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Want to Grow the Economy? Stop Listening to Clueless Economists

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Not only are economists incapable of recognizing what economic growth is, they propose policies that are inimical to the progress necessary for growth.

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Central Banks Are Driving Many to Cryptocurrencies

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The experimental and destructive monetary policies of central banks are driving many to flee to cryptocurrencies in hopes of finding some stability.

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The Essential Link Between Consumers and Financial Markets

Financial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

Much like an entrepreneur, a good investor seeks to know how to best serve consumers — and then invests his money in firms that do it.

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Three Ways Trump's Tax "Cuts" Will Raise Taxes

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Trump's plan to increase spending and lower taxes will only increase deficit spending. And that brings with it a host of new costs for taxpayers.

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What Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Austro-libertarians will find much to admire in his brilliant takedowns of the “pseudo-experts” in academia, journalism, politics, and science.

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