Tag: Inflation

When Higher Prices Are Not Inflation

by Doug French via Mises Institute Back to 2020, the federal government’s covid-mandated shutdown of meat production plants hobbled the nation’s meat production capabilities, leaving...

How Easy Money Inflated Corporate Profits

by Brendan Brown via Mises Institute In the incessant media discussion about whether inflation is transitory there is a big elephant in the room about...

2022: The Year of the Hangover?

by Daniel Lacalle via Mises Institute The global recovery has slowed down significantly since the peak of the reopening effect in June 2021. What many...

The Federal Reserve Keeps Buying Mortgages

by Alex J. Pollock via Mises Institute Runaway house price inflation continues to characterize the U.S. market. House prices across the country rose 15.8% on...

Is the Crack-up Boom Here

by Ron Paul via Ron Paul Institute Bloomberg News recently solicited advice from Argentinians who lived through that country’s high inflation on how Americans should...

No, Sen. Warren, Greed Is Not Causing Inflation

by Daniel Lacalle via Mises Institute Senator Elizabeth Warren recently stated that rising prices were due to corporations increasing their profits. “This isn’t about inflation, this is...

Misery or Fortune: The Choice is Yours

By Egon von Greyerz via Gold Switzerland In this brief yet thorough presentation for the 2021 International Precious Metals & Commodities Conference (Edelmetallmesse) in Munich,...

Evil Is The Root of All Fiat Money

by Egon von Greyerz via Gold Switzerland “So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the...

Reduce Expectations of Government

by Ron Paul via Ron Paul Institute Inflation was an unwelcome guest at this year’s Thanksgiving gatherings. According to the Farm Bureau, a traditional Thanksgiving...

What’s Going on with Inflation?

Katharina Buchholz at Statista notes, Economic recovery following the lockdown era of the coronavirus pandemic has caused the price of goods and services to rise...

Cryptocurrency Edition: Remy Rapping Finance 101

Don’t be fooled. Cryptocurrencies, like Dogecoin or even Bitcoin, should not be considered a hedge against inflation or economic calamity. These digital creations tend to...

Federal Reserve Failure

by Ron Paul via Ron Paul Institute  What do the Federal Reserve and neoconservatives have in common? They both refuse to admit that their policies...