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Monthly Archives May 2010

“Monetary Central Planning and the State”

Posted by Tom Duncan
May 28, 2010

The Future of Freedom Foundation has an in-depth history of the debate over a monetary central authority. Dr. Richard Ebeling offers his stunning knowledge on the subject in a 40 part series entitled “Monetary Central Planning and the State”. To read his work, here is a link to the FFF’s Freedom Daily. “Monetary Central Planning […]

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On the EU’s Bank Bailout Fund

Posted by Tom Duncan
May 28, 2010

On Wednesday, I posted a Wall Street Journal article on the EU’s plan to levy taxes on banks that would fund a bank bailout system. The article states,  But the commission is adamant that the funds shouldn’t be used to pump capital into banks or for other measures that could benefit bank shareholders and creditors. […]

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Steve Horwitz on Monetary Equilibrium Theory

Posted by Tom Duncan
May 28, 2010

“Professor Steve Horwitz gives a talk on Capital and Its Structure to the student of the Advanced Austrian Economics seminar in Irvington, New York.” Listen here.   Mentary Equilibrium Theory Steve Horwitz Advanced Austrian Economics Via the Foundation for Economic Education.   Image by renjith krishnan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net.

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“When Will the Eurozone Collapse?”

Posted by Tom Duncan
May 27, 2010

“As a long-standing critic of the concept of a single European currency, I have not rejoiced at the current problems in the eurozone that threaten the very survival of the euro. Before discussing the events surrounding the Greek debt crisis further, I must provide at least a working definition of what the word “collapse” means. […]

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The Recovery Starts With Sound Money – Judy Shelton

Posted by Judy Shelton
May 27, 2010

The willingness to work for the sake of future prosperity is a universal human quality, but people must believe there is a link between effort and reward. The euro is beset with fiscal calamities that threaten its downfall, and markets in the U.S. are roiled by uncertainty over the government’s financial regulatory legislation. But don’t […]

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About the Fed

Posted by Tom Duncan
May 27, 2010

“How does monetary policy affect the U.S. economy? The point of implementing policy through raising or lowering interest rates is to affect people’s and firms’ demand for goods and services. This section discusses how policy actions affect real interest rates, which in turn affect demand and ultimately output, employment, and inflation. What are real interest […]

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