The Daily Capitalist

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Draghi Acts: Is It Inflationary?

Draghi Acts: Is It Inflationary?

Despite the overwhelming evidence that money printing doesn’t work, the Eurozone overlords will to do it anyway.…

The Scarlett O’Hara Approach To Solving The Eurozone Crisis

The Scarlett O’Hara Approach To Solving The Eurozone Crisis

It is highly likely that the Germans’ resolve against money printing will dissolve in the face of panic.…

Fragile Things Have A Tendency To Break

Fragile Things Have A Tendency To Break

Will German guilt overcome German fiscal responsibility? Will France give up control over its own budget to accept Germany’s demands?…

Why The ECB Will Print

Why The ECB Will Print

Never underestimate a desperate central bank’s willingness to print.…

OECD Leading Indicators – Reliable?

OECD Leading Indicators – Reliable?

OECD Leading Indicators – Reliable?…

Obama, The Buffett Tax, And Economics

If there is one thing that would harm the economy right now it would be higher taxes on those who create jobs.…

Why Obamacare is “the Most Important Case” in 50 Years

Why Obamacare is “the Most Important Case” in 50 Years

A Reason.tv interview with the Pacific Legal Foundation’s Timothy Sandefur on the issues at hand in Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida.…

Gold Bonds: Averting Financial Armageddon

Gold Bonds: Averting Financial Armageddon

If we reverse the flow of gold out of the markets, we may be able to prevent a disaster from occurring.…

Inflation: An Expansion of Counterfeit Credit

Inflation: An Expansion of Counterfeit Credit

Inflation is not rising consumer prices. One can’t understand much about the monetary system from inside this box.…

The Benefits Of The Eurozone

The Benefits Of The Eurozone

The ECB doesn’t print money and monetize sovereign debt of member states. While they have done some of this, there seems to be political resistance to debt monetization, mainly from Germany and France. They better make sure it continues that way.…

Wall Street Protesters: You are Looking In The Wrong Place

Wall Street Protesters: You are Looking In The Wrong Place

You folks are demonstrating your anger at “Wall Street” for our problems. You blame “Wall Street” and the “corporations” and “greed” for the Great Recession. You are looking in the wrong place.…

Greece, The Eurozone, Uncertainty = Nervous Markets

Greece, The Eurozone, Uncertainty = Nervous Markets

The market is betting that Greece will default –soon.…

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