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Does the World Have Too Much Capital?

Marc Chandler is a first time guest on the radio program, while Michael Oliver and Dr. Quinton Hennigh return. Picking up from where journalist and presidential advisor Charles Conant left off over a century ago, renown foreign exchange strategist and professor Marc Chandler squares off against conventional understanding of international ... [Read More]

Cognitive Dissonance – If it feels Good, Believe It!

Despite the price of gold being trashed for many decades, its price increase has continued over time to reflect at least in part the destruction of the dollar. In other words, gold hasn’t gained value. Rather the U.S. dollar as declined in value as ... [Read More]

Case Closed: Gold is constantly manipulated down by the U.S. Government!

The following article was published by Chris Powell of the Gold Anti Trust Action Committee (GATA) this past week. As always, Chris points out that the manipulation of the gold price downward is not a conspiracy theory. In fact the evidence is hidden ... [Read More]

America’s Economic Addiction to Constant Wars and Crisis

Alasdair Macleod and Michael Oliver return as guests on the radio program. As China seeks to grow its economy through trade and a sound gold-based monetary system, America keeps its economic heart beating by creating constant wars and economic ... [Read More]

Using Economics, Not Bombs, for Defense

The United States has been in a unique position to counterfeit its currency ever since August 15, 1971, to spend unlimited amounts of money for “defense,” which in reality is “offense.” That was of course a result of President Nixon unilaterally ... [Read More]

China Is About To Hold a Giant Meeting on Spending Billions To Reshape the World

China has rapidly climbed the ranks to become the world’s second-largest economy. In fact, China’s own economy is already significantly larger than that of the U.S. on the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) estimates. While being the largest consumer of ... [Read More]

You Too Can Profit From NATO’s Killing Machine

Richard Maybury and Michael Oliver returns while Ralph Shearing is a guest for the first time. No one has a more objective and critical view of the Anglo American Empire and its evil nature than libertarian free market advocate Maybury. But as he ... [Read More]

Sunday Pfennig Taking Off Memorial Day Weekend

To Our Loyal Readers of the Daily Pfennig® Newsletter, In observance of the Memorial Day weekend, we won’t be bringing our readers this week’s Sunday edition of the Daily Pfennig® newsletter. We hope you and your family will have a fun and safe ... [Read More]

5 Things You Need to Know from this Week (Look What Gold Just Did!)

It’s been a whirlwind week. After attending two big conferences, I landed in Vancouver today where I’ll be presenting at the International Metal Writers Conference. Markets continue to close at record highs, even as political uncertainty remains and ... [Read More]

Federal Bureaucrat to the Public: Be Afraid!

By: Ryan McMakenStates have always thrived on the fear of the taxpayers, and states have always justified their existence in part on the idea that without the state, we'd all be overrun by barbarians, or murdered by our neighbors. Charles Tilly, a ... [Read More]

Patrick Newman: Rothbard vs. The Progressive Era

By: Patrick Newman, Jeff DeistMore than 20 years after his death, Murray Rothbard continues to publish new books! Our guest Patrick Newman is the editor of a Rothbard manuscript dating to the 1970s entitled Roots of the Modern State, which the ... [Read More]

What Keeps James Bullard Up at Night

By: C.Jay EngelI hate to be the bearer of bad news before a three day weekend, but St. Louis Fed President James Bullard informs us that "U.S. prices are now 4.6 percent below the price level path established from 1995 to 2012, when inflation was ... [Read More]

Let’s All Head To The Hamptons Too!

Good day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! The infusion confusion fog dissipated for the most part yesterday as the day went along, but still lingers a tiny bit this morning. The heart doctor visit was good. He was very pleased with the weight I’ve ... [Read More]

How Washington’s Reaction to Trump’s Budget Justifies the Rise of Bitcoin

By: Tho BishopEarlier this week the Trump Administration announced their proposed budget for 2018. The plan bears some striking resemblance to Trump’s first budget attempt in three key ways:  it contains some legitimate cuts to a number of government ... [Read More]

The Trump Budget: Real Cuts vs. the Media Version of “Cuts”

By: Ryan McMakenOne of the cardinal rules of government accounting and rhetoric is to call any slowdown in the growth rate of government spending a "cut." This gives the impression that less is being spent when more is being spent. It's just that ... [Read More]

Debts, Bastiat and modern economics

Published on Thursday, 25 May 2017 09:49 Written by Alasdair Macleod There is a well-worn conundrum told about a stranger, who walks into the hotel in a remote, sleepy village in Mexico, and reserves a room for the night, paying 1,000 pesos in ... [Read More]

Education: Free and Compulsory

By: Murray N. RothbardDownload the complete audiobook in MP3 format (17 files in a single ZIP), below. It is also available as an M4B Audiobook file, and on iTunesU and Soundcloud.What is it about today's school system that so many find ... [Read More]

Decentralize the Welfare State

By: Ryan McMakenIt has long since become a doctrine of the modern American welfare state that the federal government must be the primary administrators of the nation's so-called safety net. Any attempt to devolve the welfare state to the states is ... [Read More]

List of Seven Troubles Assailing the US Economy as We Head into Summer

  The following is not simply a list of negative risks to the economy but a list of of serious economic conditions that are already placing drought-like pressures on the overall economy. This list doesn’t include the long-term structural ... [Read More]

Bitcoin May Have The Most Incredible Price Chart In History

From Taki Tsaklanos: It is happening in front of our eyes, right here right now. The most amazing chart in history of markets is developing. It is not gold, it is not China’s stock market, nor is it the crash of the Pound Sterling.It is the ... [Read More]

More Signs The Dollar Is Weakening…

Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m going to leave the Tub Thumpin’ to you today, as I’m having infusion confusion this morning. Hopefully by noon, it wears off, but right now, my head feels like it weighs 50 lbs. and is full of fog… ... [Read More]

Rothbard: These Are the Best Libertarian Educators

By: Joseph T. Salerno[This article is part of a series of occasional posts which will explore the immense treasure trove of unpublished papers, lectures, memos, correspondence, and notes in the Rothbard Archives at the Mises Institute.]In 1961, F. A. ... [Read More]

Wine, Art, and Ferraris: The Bubble in Luxury Goods

By: Mark ThorntonThe Bernanke-Yellen bubble is impacting many sectors of the economy. Agriculture land, motor vehicles and auto loans, banking, bonds, contemporary art, corporate stocks, higher education and student loans, mergers and acquisitions, ... [Read More]

BIG NEWS: Gold & Silver Now Treated As Money In Arizona!

5/23/2017 By Liberty Report Staff Undermining the Federal Reserve received a major boost yesterday. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law a bill that eliminates capital gains taxes on gold and silver, thus ... [Read More]

Manchester Terror Attack Fails To Affect Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)

Conventional wisdom would dictate that a major global terrorist attack would have some sort of negative short-term effect on stocks, but that simply isn’t the case anymore. Market technician Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial recaps Tuesday’s ... [Read More]

Betting on the Price of Gold (Video)

    Mike Maloney and Jeff Clark discuss the outcome of a recent bet, if gold can be considered a commodity, and how gold could perform in ... [Read More]

Another Member of Mises Cuba is Now Missing

By: Tho BishopMises Cuba has announced that Nelson Rodríguez Chartrand is missing. The organization believes he was taken by state security forces. In February, Ubaldo Herrera Hernandez, another member of Mises Cuba, was arrested by an undercover ... [Read More]