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First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Did “The Nixon Shock” Lead to Nixon’s Resignation?

This month we observe the 40th anniversary of the resignation, under threat of imminent impeachment, of President Richard M. Nixon.  Nixon aide and loyalist Pat Buchanan sums up, in a column in  USA Today  Liberal Elites Toppled Nixon  his view: “Richard ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Money, Macro & Markets

First it was the government’s miraculous ability to deliver on-target GDP growth that got the permabulls bellowing again, then it was the striking (world-beating, one might even say), 12% currency-adjusted rally in its stock market that got them triumphantly ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why doesn’t monetary pumping help economic growth?

Despite all the massive monetary pumping over the past six years and the lowering of interest rates to almost zero most commentators have expressed disappointment with the pace of economic growth. For instance, the yearly rate of growth of the EMU real ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

QE will come to the eurozone – and, like elsewhere, it will be a failure

The data was not really surprising and neither was the response from the commentariat. After a run of weak reports from Germany over recent months, last week’s release of GDP data for the eurozone confirmed that the economy had been flatlining in the ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Carl Menger’s Revolution

[Editor's note: this article, by Mateusz Machaj, first appeared at mises.org ] One often wonders whether differences in economic schools of thought are big enough to justify strict theoretical segregations. One such case is “marginal economics.” Most ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stocks and the Stockdale Paradox

 “Anything can happen in stock markets and you ought to conduct your affairs so that if the most extraordinary events happen, you’re still around to play the next day.” Warren Buffett. Vice Admiral James Stockdale has a good claim to have been one ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

John Butler’s interview with Jim Rickards

When it comes to the world of international finance, Jim Rickards has quite nearly seen it all. As a young man, he worked for Citibank in Pakistan, of all places. In the 1990s, he served as General Counsel for Long-Term Capital Management, Jim Merriwether’s ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Signs Of The Fed’s Era Of Secrecy Coming To An End

The Federal Reserve increasingly is attracting scrutiny across the board.  Now add to that a roller coaster of a thriller, using a miracle of a rare device, shining a light into the operations of the Fed — that contemporary  riddle wrapped in a mystery ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Keep calm and carry on

At the end of July global equity bull markets had a moment of doubt, falling three or four per cent. In the seven trading days up to 1st August the S&P500 fell 3.8%, and we are not out of the woods yet. At the same time the Russell 2000, an index of ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

The crisis of interventionism, the end of globalisation, and the looming tech trade war

“I say to all those who bet against Greece and against Europe: You lost and Greece won. You lost and Europe won.” –Jean-Claude Juncker, former prime minister of Luxembourg and president of the Eurogroup of EU Finance Ministers, 2014 “We have indeed at ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons in investment warfare

“Let us learn our lessons. Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on that strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realise that ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

World War One and the End of the Bourgeois Century

[Editor's Note: this first appeared on mises.org ] Last week marked the 100 Anniversary of the beginning of World War I. That war, which produced over 37 million  casualties , not counting the related famines and epidemics that came in the war’s wake, ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 06 2014]

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...The degree to which they may ` "influence`these variables is rather modest.” (2013, 15). Huber attacks Huerta de Soto´s assessment of central banks as central planning agencies attempting to show that central banking is unproblematic in principle. For him central banking is part of the solution of the problem of fractional reserve banking. "

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Did “The Nixon Shock” Lead to Nixon’s Resignation? [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 30 2014]
Money, Macro & Markets [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 28 2014]
Why doesn’t monetary pumping help economic growth? [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 23 2014]
QE will come to the eurozone – and, like elsewh... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 22 2014]
Carl Menger’s Revolution [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 20 2014]
Stocks and the Stockdale Paradox [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 18 2014]
John Butler’s interview with Jim Rickards [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 15 2014]
Signs Of The Fed’s Era Of Secrecy Coming To An End [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 13 2014]
Keep calm and carry on [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 11 2014]
The crisis of interventionism, the end of globa... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 08 2014]
Lessons in investment warfare [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 07 2014]
World War One and the End of the Bourgeois Century [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 06 2014]
The state of Austrian Economics and classical l... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 05 2014]
Stagflation is, always and everywhere, a Keynes... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 04 2014]
FMQ carries on growing… [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 01 2014]
Understanding Argentina’s Coming Default [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 31 2014]
Is This China’s QE? [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 30 2014]
The Coming Slump [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 29 2014]
Has Fractional-Reserve Banking Really Passed th... [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 28 2014]
How to Start Reforming the Federal Reserve Righ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 25 2014]
Bedtime for Bondo [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 24 2014]
Pulitzer’s Advice Applies To Krugman: “Put It B... [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 23 2014]
Is Paul Krugman Leaving Princeton In Quiet Disg... [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 22 2014]
Monetary discord [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 21 2014]
Is there room for Austrian ideas at the top table? [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 18 2014]
Money, Macro and Markets [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 17 2014]
Where is the US$ heading against major currencies? [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 14 2014]
Time for change in the London bullion market [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 11 2014]
Competition and Finance [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 09 2014]
Wood will burn [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 08 2014]
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Did “The Nixon Shock” Lead to Nixon’s Resignation? [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 30 2014]
This month we observe the 40th anniversary of the resignation, under threat of imminent impeachment, of President Richard M. Nixon.  Nixon aide and loyalist Pat Buchanan sums up, in a column in  USA Today  Liberal Elites Toppled Nixon  his view: “Richard ...
Money, Macro & Markets [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 28 2014]
First it was the government’s miraculous ability to deliver on-target GDP growth that got the permabulls bellowing again, then it was the striking (world-beating, one might even say), 12% currency-adjusted rally in its stock market that got them triumphantly ...
Why doesn’t monetary pumping help economic growth? [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 23 2014]
Despite all the massive monetary pumping over the past six years and the lowering of interest rates to almost zero most commentators have expressed disappointment with the pace of economic growth. For instance, the yearly rate of growth of the EMU real ...
QE will come to the eurozone – and, like elsewh... [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 22 2014]
The data was not really surprising and neither was the response from the commentariat. After a run of weak reports from Germany over recent months, last week’s release of GDP data for the eurozone confirmed that the economy had been flatlining in the ...
Carl Menger’s Revolution [Published The Cobden Centre - Aug 20 2014]
[Editor's note: this article, by Mateusz Machaj, first appeared at mises.org ] One often wonders whether differences in economic schools of thought are big enough to justify strict theoretical segregations. One such case is “marginal economics.” Most ...
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