Wednesday, 02 September 2015
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    The Sound Money Project takes on Fed at Jackson Hole Summit

    September 1, 2015
    This past weekend, down the road from where the Kansas City Fed held its yearly Economic Policy Symposium, the American Principles Project (APP) hosted the first ever Jackson Hole Summit. There, economists, policy makers and sound money advocates gathered to “challenge the policies of the Federal Reserve System and to hold the Federal Reserve accountable […]
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    About the Greek losses

    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

    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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    Op-ed: The financial deregulation that never was

    August 10, 2015
    This piece was originally published by Forbes.com By Norbert Michel Why do I write so much about the myth that financial market deregulation caused the financial crisis? Because that false narrative has spread so far and wide. Even some folks who are otherwise friendly to free-markets have bought into it. So here’s one more shot: financial markets were not […]