Business-Cycle Conditions

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
A very interesting article by Charles Hugh Smith of the Of Two Minds blog, and in line with the view that, even as all of the ships sink, the last one to go down will look very good for a while.
Friday, October 5th, 2012

Business-Cycle Conditions

October 2012
Consumers see a brightening economic picture, but business decision makers remain cautious.
by Steven R. Cunningham, PhD, Director of Research and Education

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Famed economist Marc Faber appeared on Bloomberg TV with a harsh, direct warning to investors.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Robert Pringle Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, 328 pp.
Thursday, September 20th, 2012

By Rep. Ron Paul and Lewis Lehrman

ABOUT THE (FREE E-)BOOKby Mark Calabria
Friday, September 14th, 2012

If you criticize the gold standard without knowing what it is, you may look dumb.

by Kurt Schuler Steve Horwitz has a post at Coordination Problem. Since he has not brought attention to it here, I will do it for him.
Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
“Rep. Ron Paul sponsored this Congressional lecture on “What Is the Fed’s Future?”, the final lecture in a three part series on the Federal Reserve System for Congressional staff. As a continuing educational tool this lecture was filmed and is provided to the public.
Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Business-Cycle Conditions

September 2012
Stimulus programs can’t go on forever. Eventually, something has to give.
by Steven R. Cunningham, PhD, Director of Research and Education

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Business Cycle Conditions

August, 2012

Despite persistently high unemployment, income growth and consumer spending keep pushing a slow, but steady, recovery. 

by Steven R. Cunningham, PhD, Director of Research and Education

Monday, July 30th, 2012

 Works so nice, apparently we should try it twice. Then thrice...

Thursday, July 12th, 2012
[Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology of the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives "Fractional Reserve Banking and Central Banking as Sources of Economic Instability: The Sound Money Alternative," June 28, 2012]
Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Business Cycle Conditions

July, 2012

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Business-Cycle Conditions

June, 2012

The expansion may seem tepid. But against a backdrop of unprecedented debt reduction, the economy doesn’t look all that bad.

by Polina Vlasenko, PhD, Research Fellow