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Argentina's Inflationary Policy Was Its Economic Undoing

Argentina – the Economic Backdrop to the Default

http://mises.ca/posts/articles/argentina-the-economic-backdrop-to-the-default/

Given the nature of the current government of Argentina (financial repression is its bread and butter), we love to see its neo-Marxist “economy minister” Axel Kiciloff squirm. 55 more words

Government Fury

Well, Having Kids You Can't Afford Can Help Your Government's Socialist Agenda

Inflation Watch: $245,000 to Raise a Child in United States

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-19/inflation-watch-245000-raise-child-united-states

While the article is primarily about monetary policies, I can’t help but feel the more we are dependent on government social programs the worse off we’ll be in the long run.  46 more words

Ethics

Stocks continue to move higher as oil continues to slump

Global stocks were broadly higher again on Tuesday, although the gains in the U.S. were about half as strong as Monday’s.

Both the Dow and the S&P 500 gained a half percentage point, compared to Monday’s 1% or so gains, while NASDAQ finished with a 0.4% increase. 552 more words

Bonds

Stocks continue to move higher as oil continues to slump

Global stocks were broadly higher again on Tuesday, although the gains in the U.S. were about half as strong as Monday’s. 576 more words

Bonds

Deflating the Deflation Myth by Chris Casey

Originally posted to and reblogged from http://mises.org/daily/6709/Deflating-the-Deflation-Myth

Mises Daily: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 by Chris Casey

 

The fear of deflation serves as the theoretical justification of every inflationary action taken by the Federal Reserve and central banks around the world. 927 more words

Economics

U.S. inflation rose a moderate 0.1% in July

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in July on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today… 173 more words

Investing In TIPS

The BLS released CPI for July today. It grew at an annualized rate of about 1.2% (seasonally adjusted), which is well below the Fed’s stated target of 2%. 10 more words

Economics