U.S. Economy

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No, the Fed Doesn't Have a Plan. Yes, the Fed Really is Monetizing Government Debt

The FedU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog09/20/2016

A Wall Street crisis would become a Main Street crisis without quantitative easing, or so the story began in Nov. 2008. Have you seen a recovery?

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The Week in Review: September 17, 2016

Big GovernmentThe FedGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Blog09/16/2016

There is just no relief from the constant drum beat for more and more government intervention in the economy.

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IRS Numbers Show Little Income Growth for Americans

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog09/16/2016

Real income and wealth growth in the United States peaked in the 1990s, and has been declining since.

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Let's Impose Some Transaction Costs on Government

U.S. EconomyValue and Exchange

Blog09/15/2016

Economists generally do not like high transactions costs. But they can be good when imposed on governments.

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The US National Debt Load is Second-Worst in the World

U.S. Economy

Blog08/24/2016

When we look at the federal debt as a percentage of tax revenues, the US is behind only Japan when it comes to debt loads.

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Manipulation: The Phony Job Recovery

U.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesInterventionism

Blog08/11/2016

Delving further into the jobs report, we see that many of the jobs that were supposedly created were jobs in government.

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The Week in Review: August 6, 2016

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

Blog08/05/2016

Disappointed with weak growth worldwide, central banks look poised to crank out more easy money.

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Latest Jobs Data: The Worst Expansion in 30 Years Continues

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog08/05/2016

The media is telling us how excellent the latest jobs numbers are. Unfortunately, it's more of the same for what is the weakest recovery in decades.

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Homeownership at 51-Year Low: The Feds Have Failed

U.S. Economy

Blog08/03/2016

Federal policies have done nothing to increase homeownership over the past fifty years. Perhaps it is time to leave housing markets alone.

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Waiting for Growth

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

Out of eight theories aiming to explain the current slow economic growth not one is correct highlighting the need for a reformation to sound policies.

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