Archive for October, 2012

Sound money champions (from my album)

    Over twenty years ago, Atlas hosted these sound money champions to discuss “Currency boards.”  Pictured here from left to right, Jose María Ibarbia, who pushed for sound money as an Argentinean Congressman, a student of Dr. Hans Sennholz, at Grove City College; Dr. Alberto...
October 30th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Read More

What You Should Know About Inflation

What You Should Know About Inflation
by PaulC During Henry Hazlitt’s tenure as a business columnist for Newsweek, he was frequently asked by his readers for an explanation of the cause of inflation and how they might protect themselves from its continual erosion of their savings.  What You Should Know About Inflation is the result...
October 30th, 2012 | Books, Resources | Read More

China Grasps Value of Gold, Even if U.S. Doesn’t

China Grasps Value of Gold, Even if U.S. Doesn’t
by Roll Call Staff In the first presidential debate, both candidates portrayed themselves as innovative problem-solvers pursuing creative avenues to “grow” the American economy. Interestingly, GOP nominee Mitt Romney did not mention his party’s most creative idea, laid out at the Republican National...
October 29th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Prof. Steve H. Hanke: Three Options to Restore Value of Iran’s National Currency

Prof. Steve H. Hanke: Three Options to Restore Value of Iran’s National Currency
Interview with Steve H. Hanke By: Kourosh Ziabari   Iran Review  October 25, 2012 Targeted with the biting sanctions of the United States and European Union over its nuclear program, Iran’s economy is experiencing difficult and breathtaking days. The import of vital goods, including medicine...
October 26th, 2012 | Future of Money, Money Timeline, Resources, State of Money | Read More

Iran’s Death Spiral – II

Iran’s Death Spiral – II
Is the Rial cooked? by Steve H. Hanke My October 2009 Globe Asia column was titled “Iran’s Death Spiral.” In light of the recent events that have transpired in Iran, I think I might have been onto something back in 2009. Since early September, there has been an accelerated slide in...
October 25th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More