If you are interested in learning more about Ludwig von Mises and Austrian economics, this talk between Boettke and Roberts is valuable. It represents a simple history of economics over the last century. Not a difficult listen, however probably most enjoyed by econophiles and those wanting to get a better understanding of the remarkable contributions [...]
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A post by Adam Hamilton about the values of trading, monetary and otherwise. Mr. Hamilton has probably been more successful than most in achieving financial independence. Even if you cannot achieve abnormal returns there are other gratifications from trading. I particularly liked Hamilton’s suggestion of getting your kids involved as early as p0ssible. It will [...]
The Fed’s have thrown the Keynesian sink at the economic problem. The largest fiscal and monetary stimulus known to the world has not produced a recovery, despite what the media and Administration want you to believe. Here is just another example of unsustainable government spending that produces nothing, yet is counted as improving GDP. H/T [...]
An ABC news report on the airline pilot who exposed faulty security procedures at airports provides a perfect microcosm of government in general. From their report: The videos show how easily ground crews at San Francisco International Airport were able to access secure areas. “As you can see, airport security is kind of a farce. [...]
Some prognostications from Bruce Kasting. He covers a wide spectrum. It is up to you to determine which ones you believe.
The fraud that is government is no more apparent than its engaging in bailouts. These acts are an attempt to remedy its own prior mistakes via committing more of the same. The remedies are more of the poison that brought us to this condition. It is insanity as defined in a quote attributed to Albert [...]