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International Conference of Prices & Markets Coming Soon

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Blog10/16/2014

Reflective of the growing international participation at the Toronto Austrian Scholars Conference, the event will be rebranded as the International Conference of Prices & Markets in concert with the Mises...

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The Dow’s All-Time High

Financial Markets

Blog07/04/2014

The Dow Jones Industrials just closed above 17,000 for the first time ever. While they are celebrating the 4th of July, Americans can rejoice in the good fortune the stock...

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"Something amiss...so it would seem"

Financial Markets

Blog06/30/2014

The National Association of Credit Management issued its Credit Managers Index, calling it "less than impressive."

“It now appears that the economy contracted by far more than originally reported,” NACM economist Chris Kuehl said. “Add to this the latest data on...

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Krugman's MMMF Question

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Blog09/17/2012

Paul Krugman attacked Ron Paul, Paul Ryan, and “Honest Money” and also took a shot at Austrian economists on his blog today. He called honest money a “Ron Paul dog whistle...

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Show Trial Planned for Energy Markets

Financial MarketsCapital and Interest Theory

Blog05/12/2008

The US House of Representatives will hold hearings on energy markets trying to determine who is causing oil prices to rise. The anti-market investigation will blame hedge funds...

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We're in the double digits

Financial Markets

Blog04/15/2008

The Producer Price Index is out and it shows a change in intermediate goods in March 2008 from 12 months ago (unadjusted) at a 10.5% increase. This follows a 8.8% rate of increase in February and January. Focusing on energy alone, the...

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What are you investing in?

Financial Markets

Blog03/12/2008

This is an open thread to discuss the question I (and others) continually receive many queries about. What does your portfolio look like? What is the long-term strategy? What are you diversifying into? What are you shorting? What are you bullish about? What economic analysis tools or...

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Jonathan Lebed: criminal or just one smart stock-trading cookie?

Financial Markets

Blog02/10/2008

I can recall reading this article by Michael Lewis when it first appeared, but it holds up 6 years later. It is his detailed out of how a 15-year old made the big bucks on Wall Street through day trading -- until the SEC cracked down for...

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A new year coming

Financial Markets

Blog02/09/2008

The Chinese stock markets have been closed for several days to celebrate the new year--the year of the Rat. One wonders what the Chinese market will do when they reopen. During the last three days the less volatile Japanese stock market lost 6% while the Dow lost 3%. Of course the Chinese...

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