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Why Cryptocurrencies Will Never Be Safe Havens

Why Cryptocurrencies Will Never Be Safe Havens by Mark Spitznagel – Mises Every further new high in the price of Bitcoin brings ever more claims that it is destined to become the preeminent safe haven investment of the modern age — the new...

Unleashing Wall Street

China: A Keynesian Monster

China: A Keynesian Monster by Per Bylund – Mises I recently spent two weeks traveling in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), a vast country with many contrasts: old vs. new, poor vs. rich, traditional vs. modern, East vs. West. While...

The Part-Time Critics of Central Banks

The Part-Time Critics of Central Banks by Mark Spitznagel – Mises There seems to be no shortage today of investors and pundits criticizing the market interventions of the world’s central banks. Monetary stimulus in the form of artificially low interest rates...

Money, Keynes, and History

Money, Keynes, and History by Friedrich A. Hayek – Mises The chief root of our present monetary troubles is, of course, the sanction of scientific authority which Lord Keynes and his disciples have given to the age-old superstition that by increasing the...

Myths Behind the War on Cash

Myths Behind the War on Cash by Ronald-Peter Stöferle – Mises The attacks on physical cash from a phalanx of economists, central bankers, commercial banks, and politicians have not diminished in recent years. On the contrary, in the face of the worldwide...

Jim Grant Explains The Gold Standard

Jim Grant Explains The Gold Standard Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, Earlier this month in the Wall Street Journal, James Grant explored the latest academic attack on the gold standard — this time in the form of One Nation Under Gold by...

It Was The Devil vs. The Loch Ness Monster

The Myth of the Rule of Law

The Myth of the Rule of Law by Robert Taylor – Mises Any state, no matter how powerful, cannot not rule solely through the use of brute force. There are too few rulers and too many of us for coercion alone to...

Alan Greenspan, Sellout

Alan Greenspan, Sellout by David Gordon – Mises Sebastian Mallaby is the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economic Relations at the Council on Foreign Relations. One can be sure, then, that his new comprehensive book, The Man Who Knew: The Life and...