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Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
Emerging-market currencies often suffer a as a result of their government's own profligacy. But the US is also actively trying to destabilize some currencies, and setting up a conflict that the US could ultimately lose.
Free MarketsGlobal Economy
No matter if its Asia, Europe, Africa, or the Americas, the link between economic liberty and economic growth is undeniable.
Global EconomyWorld History
“Between 1950 and 2000, the Swedish population grew from seven to almost nine million. But astonishingly the net job creation in the private sector was close to zero.”
The Turkish lira collapse should have surprised no one. Yet, in this bubble-justifying market, it did.
Forget the IMF’s forecasts of Venezuela’s hyperinflation. They are a prime example of junk science.
Global EconomyTaxes and Spending
“Corruption is a regular effect of interventionism,” Ludwig von Mises once wrote, and we see this principle at work today in the European Union.
European bureaucrats thinks tax rates should be similar across the zone. But they naturally want all tax rates to "harmonize" at high rates, like those in France.
Free MarketsGlobal EconomyLabor and Wages
The answer to why people continue to work in such deplorable conditions is pretty simple: they don’t have any other options.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
Trump’s trade war is not about about being patriotic or protecting American businesses. It is about politics and bad economics.
China's so-called "unfair" trading practices really hurt China more than they hurt American businesses.