Archive for September, 2010

“Rising Gold Prices Affect Local Companies”

“Rising Gold Prices Affect Local Companies”
“In financial circles, analysts credit the rising price of gold to an unlikely duo: investors seeking shelter and central bankers from India, Bangladesh and other developing countries. Both are wary of a falling dollar. It starts with low interest rates. Central banks usually hold currencies from...
September 30th, 2010 | Popular Articles, State of Money | Read More

The Dollars Demise?

The Dollars Demise?
“Robert Wenzel has recently started the EPJ Daily Alerts. I try to check it out everyday; it reassures me to know Wenzel is out there, scouring the internet for new developments. (He’s not paying me to say that, but he’s also not charging me for the subscription.) In today’s Alert, Wenzel...
September 29th, 2010 | Blogs, State of Money | Read More

“Fed Seminar Probes Financial Reform”

“Fed Seminar Probes Financial Reform”
“Describing the financial industry as “hobbled, but moving forward,” Carson acknowledged the need for reform, but cautioned that not enough attention has been given to how to pay for it. ‘The cost of what is envisioned here is absolutely staggering,’ Carson said. ‘The...
September 29th, 2010 | Future of Money, Popular Articles | Read More

Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History

Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History
“Nobel Prize-winner Milton Friedman — dubbed ‘the Oliver Stone of economists’ by the Chicago Tribune — makes clear once and for all that no one, from the local corner merchant to the Wall Street banker to the president of the United States, is immune from monetary economics....
September 29th, 2010 | Books, History of Money | Read More

“The Dynamics of Chronic Inflation in Brazil, 1968-1985″

“The Dynamics of Chronic Inflation in Brazil, 1968-1985″
“This article develops an error-correction model with the aim of analyzing the behavior of prices during a period of chronic inflation in Brazil. The degree of inflationary inertia is estimated, and tests for the importance of disequilibria in the domestic-money, foreign-goods, labor, and domestic...
September 29th, 2010 | History of Money, Journal Articles | Read More