Americans Aren’t Paying Their Credit Card Debt. What Could Go Wrong?

While those who put their hands on this money first, such as Wall Street junkies, do make a profit, everyone else loses in the long run as the government’s policy of expanding the...
Chloe Anagnos- Jun 19, 2019

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Multifamily Construction Leads the Housing Market

Housing construction activity was mixed in May as starts fell by 0.9 percent while permits for future construction rose 0.3 percent. Total housing starts dropped to a 1.269 million annual...
Robert Hughes- Jun 18, 2019

Cryptocurrencies, Meet the Financial Action Task Force

On June 21, the Financial Action Task Force, or FATF, is expected to adopt a proposal that could have a big effect on the cryptocurrency world. FATF wants cryptocurrency exchanges to act...
J.P. Koning- Jun 18, 2019

Modern Technology and the Return of Civility

Technology is often condemned as a pox on American public discourse. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, as well as other social media technologies, are criticized for promoting division and...
Alexandra Hudson- Jun 18, 2019

Uncertainty Index on the Rise

Some of America’s largest companies are doubling down on Washington lobbying. Likely concerned about antitrust investigations, Google and Facebook are adding substantially to their...
Bruce Yandle- Jun 18, 2019

Debt, Deficits and the Cost of Free Lunches

It seems that every generation or two, fundamental economic ideas are questioned and challenged. The reasonable and important idea that governments should balance their budgets on an...
Richard M. Ebeling- Jun 18, 2019

Socialism Will Deprive You of What You Need to Survive

You can believe that socialism is wonderful, as apparently many people do, and no one will stop you. You will get plenty of support from the media and academic elite. You can rally around...
Jeffrey A. Tucker- Jun 17, 2019

Should Argentina Dollarize Now?

With the annual inflation rate currently at 55 percent, some economists have recommended that Argentina abandon the peso in favor of the dollar. John Cochrane, Steve Hanke, and I have all...
Nicolás Cachanosky- Jun 17, 2019

Authoritarianism Issue

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Currency Devaluation Is No Ticket to National Prosperity

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