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Monthly Archives August 2015

About the Greek losses

Posted by Jerry Jordan
August 26, 2015

Economists and accountants don’t think about financial losses the same way. When a person buys an asset, such as shares of a company on the stock market, and then sees the price of the shares fall below the purchase price, an accountant will say the loss is not “realized” unless and until the shares are […]

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David Stockman’s The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

Posted by Jerry Jordan
August 25, 2015

This book review originally appeared in the Cayman Financial Review For six years I’ve told audiences (and even more than a few social acquaintances who would listen) that the 2008-09 Global Financial Crisis was not “The Big One.” In time, people will look back on that episode as relatively minor and fairly short-lived compared to the […]

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Op-ed: Time to restore sanity to the world’s monetary system

August 19, 2015

Earlier this week, Dr. Judy Shelton published a piece in The Hill that shed light on one of the world’s most pressing, yet least discussed, issues: our global monetary system. Using China’s decision to devalue its currency as a starting point, Dr. Shelton explores how central bank discretion around the globe creates an economic reality where nations […]

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Op-ed: It’s time for millennials to reclaim money’s moral high ground

August 12, 2015

This morning in TownHall Finance, I made the claim that millennials must to reclaim money’s moral high ground. Young people today champion many causes- ranging from gun rights to school choice- but seem to ignore one issue that affects most of their daily interactions: The Federal Reserve’s discretionary monetary policy. This is polemic because: [M]oney plays a prominent role […]

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Announcing sound money research grant opportunities

August 12, 2015

Sound Money Research Grants  “The economic and moral arguments for sound money” The Atlas Network is proud to sponsor a research grant opportunity for students, young faculty and policy experts who are interested in championing the cause of sound money and a better understanding of sound monetary institutions.  Description: The Atlas Network is sponsoring four research grants in […]

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Announcing the sound money essay contest

August 10, 2015

Sound Money Essay Contest “The economic and moral arguments for sound money” The Atlas Network’s Sound Money Project is proud to sponsor an essay contest for students, young faculty and policy experts who are interested in championing the cause of sound money and a better understanding of sound monetary institutions. Description: The Atlas Network’s Sound […]

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