Publication: The Cobden Centre

First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The end of tapering and government funding

Last year markets behaved nervously on rumours that QE3 would be tapered; this year we have lived with the fact. It turned out that there has been little or no damage to markets, with bond yields at historic lows and equity markets hitting new highs. ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Market expectations and long-term US interest rates

After closing at 3.03% in December 2013 the yield on the 10-year US T-Note has been trending down, closing at 2.34% by August this year. Many commentators are puzzled by this given the optimistic forecasts for economic activity by Fed policy makers. ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t Believe Government About Price Inflation

[Editor's note, this piece, by  Richard Ebeling, is from EpicTimes ] I t is an old adage that there are lies, damn lies and then there are statistics. Nowhere is this truer that in the government’s monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) that tracks the ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Weak Labour Markets and Repo Market Disruptions

Central Banking Low interest rates contribute to weak labour markets In the latter part of August, the cream of the world’s central bankers convened at the annual Kansas City Fed gathering at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Every year the Conference has a theme. ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Böhm-Bawerk: Austrian Economist Who Said “No” to Big Government

[Editor's note: this piece, by Richard M. Ebeling, was originally published at   EpicTimes ] We live at a time when politicians and bureaucrats only know one public policy: more and bigger government. Yet, there was a time when even those who served ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Currency turbulence

You’d think that the US dollar has suddenly become strong, and the chart below of the other three major currencies confirms it. The US dollar is the risk-free currency for international accounting, because it is the currency on which all the others ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

A difficult question

In a radio interview recently* I was asked a question to which I could not easily give a satisfactory reply: if the gold market is rigged, why does it matter? I have no problem delivering a comprehensive answer based on a sound aprioristic analysis of ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Austrians, Fractional Reserves, and the Money Multiplier

[Editor's note: this article, by Robert Batemarco, first appeared at Mises.org ] John Tamny recently wrote a piece at Forbes titled, “The Closing of the Austrian School’s Economic Mind” in which he critiqued certain claims made in Frank Hollenbeck’s ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Bank, Banking, Commodities
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Rethinking Japan’s “Lost Decades”

[This article, by Peter St. Onge, first appeared at mises.org ]   One of the great economic myths of our time is Japan’s “lost decades.” As Japan doubles-down on inflationary stimulus, it’s worth reviewing the facts. The truth is that the Japanese ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Japan, Inflation, Crisis
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

As Germany loses battle for ECB, QE goes global

What is Super Mario up to? First, he gave an unexpectedly dovish speech at the Jackson Hole conference, rather ungallantly upstaging the host, Ms Yellen, who was widely anticipated to be the most noteworthy speaker at the gathering (talking about the ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Our obsession with monetary stimulus will end in disaster

The following is a commentary I wrote for The Forum section of London business-paper City A.M. The link is here . It is now six years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and considering that the US economy has officially been in recovery for the ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Bank Run Incentive, Central Bank Bankruptcy, and The Fallacy of the Credit Theory of Money

[Editor's Note: this is from the World Dollar Foundation, and can be found here ] Part 1: The Bank Run Incentive There is an incentive to start bank runs due to a) the fallacy of fractional-reserve banking, and b) the fallacy of deposit “guarantees”. ... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 07 2014]

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...that ABCT is incorrect because it neglects financial investments by stating “monetary and financial affairs cannot be understood on real-economic ` "productive`grounds alone” is unfounded. Arguing that Austrian theory sustains that monetary affairs can be understood on real grounds alone is a straw man argument, since Huerta de Soto or other Austrians did never claim such a thing. "

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The end of tapering and government funding [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 19 2014]
Market expectations and long-term US interest r... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 18 2014]
Don’t Believe Government About Price Inflation [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 17 2014]
Weak Labour Markets and Repo Market Disruptions [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 16 2014]
Böhm-Bawerk: Austrian Economist Who Said “No” t... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 14 2014]
Currency turbulence [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 14 2014]
A difficult question [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 13 2014]
Austrians, Fractional Reserves, and the Money M... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 12 2014]
Rethinking Japan’s “Lost Decades” [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 10 2014]
As Germany loses battle for ECB, QE goes global [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 08 2014]
Our obsession with monetary stimulus will end i... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 08 2014]
Bank Run Incentive, Central Bank Bankruptcy, an... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 07 2014]
Back to the future [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 05 2014]
The wages-fuel-demand fallacy [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 03 2014]
Yield curve and the US economy [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 02 2014]
Storm warning [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 02 2014]
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]
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The end of tapering and government funding [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 19 2014]
Last year markets behaved nervously on rumours that QE3 would be tapered; this year we have lived with the fact. It turned out that there has been little or no damage to markets, with bond yields at historic lows and equity markets hitting new highs. ...
Market expectations and long-term US interest r... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 18 2014]
After closing at 3.03% in December 2013 the yield on the 10-year US T-Note has been trending down, closing at 2.34% by August this year. Many commentators are puzzled by this given the optimistic forecasts for economic activity by Fed policy makers. ...
Don’t Believe Government About Price Inflation [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 17 2014]
[Editor's note, this piece, by  Richard Ebeling, is from EpicTimes ] I t is an old adage that there are lies, damn lies and then there are statistics. Nowhere is this truer that in the government’s monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) that tracks the ...
Weak Labour Markets and Repo Market Disruptions [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 16 2014]
Central Banking Low interest rates contribute to weak labour markets In the latter part of August, the cream of the world’s central bankers convened at the annual Kansas City Fed gathering at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Every year the Conference has a theme. ...
Böhm-Bawerk: Austrian Economist Who Said “No” t... [Published The Cobden Centre - Sep 14 2014]
[Editor's note: this piece, by Richard M. Ebeling, was originally published at   EpicTimes ] We live at a time when politicians and bureaucrats only know one public policy: more and bigger government. Yet, there was a time when even those who served ...
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