Dr. Mark Thornton joins Mises Weekends to explain the “business cycle” for what it really is: a series of booms (credit expansion) and busts (debt de-leveraging) engineered by central banks. If you like the work here then please donate today. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe by email and never miss a post.
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Nomi Prins, author of ‘All the Presidents’ Bankers’, on protecting yourself from the next global crisis. Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist.
Harry Browne on economic cause and effect.
James Rickards joins Jeff to discuss The Road to Ruin, his latest book outlining what financial elites have planned for the next financial crisis. Rickards highlights a number of policy tools governments and central bankers have created for themselves, and points to their handling of recent crises in Cypress and Greece bail-in approach as patterns […]
Mark Thornton on the possibility of the skyscraper curse wrecking havoc in the economy.
The Federal Reserve has subjected us to a constant economic roller-coaster ride. By artificially suppressing interest rates, they create illusory economic booms. Those illusions must always be shattered by an accompanying crisis and bust. Lives are destroyed, families are ruined, and the economy lies in shambles. The widespread suffering is totally unnecessary. Marshall oil spill
FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the disastrous policies of the Federal Reserve.
Mises Institute Senior Fellow Dr. Mark Thornton joins the Liberty Report to discuss the real US economy beyond phony government statistics. Are things even worse than they are telling us?
Falling stock prices are in the news lately, so Mark and Jeff talk about how and why central bankers don’t understand deflation, whether they are really Keynesians or some variant thereof, what a “crack-up boom” might look like, and what the Skyscraper Index and other symptoms of irrational spending might tell us about the future […]