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The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks
This year, our attention will be toward the Fed and central banks, as the world's financial elites try to navigate increasingly volatile waters.
The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy
Donald Trump's Twitter account is steering the market, the consequence of America substituting markets for central planners.
The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
Steve Mnuchin has said little publicly, but his resume does seem to contrast sharply with Trump's populist campaign.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
As yield-starved investors look to longer-dated assets, the biggest risk facing financial markets may be the financial asset duration bubble.
Financial MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
High-frequency trading is not the nefarious scheme policymakers would have you believe it is. It serves a real purpose in the marketplace.
Financial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge
Efforts to manipulate people into thinking the economy is good contribute to the ills brought on by the boom-bust cycle.
The success or failure of investment in stocks depends ultimately on the same factors that determine success or failure of any business.
The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banking
The Fed cannot see the natural rate of interest, but it is right before its eyes.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyPolitical Theory
Brussels is doing all it can to make the UK pay for wanting to leave the EU. This only further illustrates why exit from the EU is a good idea.
Financial MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewMoney and Banking
Brexit has raised some barriers to globalism, but central banks remain unimpeded in their efforts to work together to manipulate economies.