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Better Late, Than Never!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 17, 2019 * Currencies see some slippage VS dollar... * Chuck looks at another recession indicator.... Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Here I am… back from the heart doctor, and I’ll share with ... [Read More]

Will Conservatives See the Light on Secession?

Are conservatives warming up to the ideas of secession? Over the past year, conservative commentators Kurt Schlichter and Jesse Kelly have written articles flirting with the idea of secession due to divisive U.S. politics. Although both ... [Read More]

The Next Financial Crisis Won’t Be Caused by Fraud: This Time Will Be Different

Extreme levels of debt and overvaluation characterize the entire global economy, and are not limited to any one nation or sector.Financial crises come in two flavors: fraud and credit-valuation over-reach.Fraud-based financial crises may differ in ... [Read More]

¿Puede el hombre moderno rehacer Notre Dame?

By: Ryan McMaken La catedral de Notre Dame en París no es la primera iglesia históricamente significativa en convertirse en humo. La Basílica de San Pablo Extramuros, después de permanecer en pie por más de 1.400 años, fue casi totalmente destruida ... [Read More]

The Making of Modern Civilization: Savings, Investment, and Economic Calculation

Institutionalism1 is used to ridicule the classical economists because they started with “Crusoe economics.” In the beginning a fisherman got the idea that he could catch more fish one day than he needed and then he could have some leisure time to ... [Read More]

Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, the Supply Curve, and Consumer Theory

ABSTRACT: In this paper we try to wrestle with the triviality objection to the concept of the same good. If we define two resources as serving the same list of ends, then whether these items can be subsumed under the rubric of the “same good” ... [Read More]

Review of The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm

  The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the FirmPer BylundLondon: Routledge, 2016, 194 pp. Mateusz Machaj (mateusz.machaj@uwr.edu.pl) is research fellow at the Faculty of Social and Economic Studies at Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Usti ... [Read More]

Review of The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement ProgramsJohn F. CoganStanford: Stanford University Press, 2017, 513 pp. Dr. Mark Thornton (mthornton@mises.org) is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and Book Review Editor of ... [Read More]

Watch The Financial Sector For The Next Topping Pattern

A very interesting price pattern is setting up in the financial sector that could lead to a very big move in the US & Global markets.  Remember how in 2008-09, the Financial sector and Insurance sector were some of the biggest hit stock sectors ... [Read More]

Why Do Central Bank Counterfeiters Like Gold?

Danielle DiMartino Booth, Ivan Bebek and Michael Oliver are returning guests on this week’s program. Monetary counterfeiting is theft. But by way of force, central bankers do the same thing legally to the detriment of workers who produce goods and ... [Read More]

Can Modern Man Re-Create Notre Dame?

By: Ryan McMaken The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris isn't the first historically significant church to go up in smoke. The Basilica of Saint Paul's Outside-the-Walls — after standing for more than 1,400 years — was almost totally destroyed by fire ... [Read More]

Can Modern Man Rebuild Notre Dame?

By: Ryan McMaken The tile is, of course, a rhetorical question. Of course modern people can rebuild the physical structure of Notre Dame. Given the vast wealth of Europe and the Americas, made possible by centuries of industrialization and capital ... [Read More]

The World’s Hypocritical Silence as China Imprisons its Ethnic Muslims En Masse

The entire world's ruling elites are silent because they're terrified that even mild murmurings might limit the blood-soaked billions they want to reap from trade with China.Imagine the reaction in the global Muslim community if a western nation ... [Read More]

Notre Dame y lo que se perdió

By: Jeff Deist El terrible incendio de ayer en la catedral de Notre-Dame nos recuerda la rapidez con la que se pueden destruir siglos de «capital cultural» acumulada. Las maderas de roble que datan de los años 1200 en el techo y la aguja se ... [Read More]

Why the New “GDP-B” Measure Doesn’t Solve the Failures of GDP

Gross Domestic Product-B attempts to capture the added value of things we don’t pay for, such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Google and other digital services free to the user. B stands for benefits; the benefits consumers receive from free and subsidized ... [Read More]

Lara and Murphy Discuss IBC and the Business Owner

In this re-broadcast of a recent Lara-Murphy Show episode, Bob Murphy and co-host Carlos Lara discuss the yield curve from an Austrian perspective. Carlos explains why a business owner who practices the Infinite Banking Concept (IBC) would want to ... [Read More]

Why Bother Studying Economic Theory?

What is most exciting about the Austrian methodology of economic inquiry is that, to quote Mises himself, it does not relegate economics to the classrooms, to the “statistical offices,” and to “esoteric circles.” It instead offers to all who seek ... [Read More]

Notre Dame and What Was Lost

By: Jeff Deist Yesterday's terrible fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral reminds us how quickly centuries of accumulated "cultural capital" can be destroyed. Oak timbers dating from the 1200s in the roof and spire were lost forever; some priceless ... [Read More]

Why Do Central Bank Counterfeiters Like Gold?

Jay introduces the guests and sponsors for the day’s program and Michael Oliver provides his latest momentum work on gold and other key markets.  Ivan Bebek, Executive Chairman and Director of Auryn Resources, shares updates on some very ... [Read More]

Why I’m Concerned for US Dollar Reserve Status

APR 16, 2019 It's been a while since Mike Maloney has given an update on the 'Death Of The Dollar' as the world's reserve currency. Join him today for a look at some important events that are unfolding right now. ... [Read More]