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The Failure of Fixed Rates

Fiscal TheoryGold Standard

08/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
The inability of governments to maintain fixed exchange rates in the face of opposing market forces is only further proof of their impotency.

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Gold, Silver, and the Future of the Dollar

The FedGold StandardMonetary Theory

07/26/2014Mises Daily Articles
I don’t think the world has ever been in a more dangerous economic situation than it is today...

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Gold Standards: True and False

Gold Standard

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 25 July 2014.

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Silver Money and Inflation

The FedMoney and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Mark Thornton explains how silver money keeps inflation in check.

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Why Central Bankers Should Not Tinker with Aggregate Prices

Global EconomyGold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

01/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
Money is a measure of value as the ruler is a measure of length. Changing the length of a ruler, or constantly manipulating the money supply, can only create chaos.The ECB doesn’t realize that constantly changing the measuring stick makes entrepreneurial decisions much more difficult?...

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The Rise and Fall of the Dollar

The FedFree MarketsGold StandardMoney and Banking

05/30/2013Mises Daily Articles
One of Mises’s followers was Jacque Rueff, the popular economic advisor to French President Charles de Gaulle...

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A Substandard Golden Rule

The FedGold StandardInterventionism

05/29/2013Mises Daily Articles
The gold “price rule" is by no means a gold standard; nor is it a cure for our monetary ills...

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FDR: Sowing the Seeds of Chaos

U.S. HistoryGold StandardInterventionism

05/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
FDR locked in a destructive worldwide régime of economic nationalism that eventually led to war.

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