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Daniel Lacalle

The US Misery Index Shows How Weak This Recovery Is

United States consumer confidence has plummeted to a decade-low in November. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index fell to 66.8 in November, down sharply from the October figure of 71.7 and well below consensus forecasts of 72.4. Inflation is hurting consumers and the impact on

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Investments
Murray N. Rothbard

Introduction to Natural Law

This article is excerpted from the first 5 chapters of The Ethics of Liberty. Audio versions of these chapters, read by Jeff Riggenbach, are available for download. 1. Natural Law and Reason (Listen to MP3) Among intellectuals who consider themselves “scientific,” the phrase “the nature of

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Bonds
Tiffany Wilding

October U.S. CPI Adds Pressure to Fed Policymaking

Another firmer-than-expected U.S. CPI (Consumer Price Index) inflation report for October 2021 strongly suggests that U.S. Federal Reserve officials will pull forward their expected timetable for raising the policy rate in an effort to manage the risk that long-term inflation expectations accelerate as a result

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Bonds
Tiffany WildingAllison Boxer

Inflation Risks Put the Fed in an Uncomfortable Place

As expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced the first reduction in its monthly pace of bond purchases at the November FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting, while also admitting that the outlook for inflation is more uncertain. Markets responded calmly to the news but looking

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