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Monetary base is another measure of  the amount of money in the economy. The monetary base is highly liquid currency that consists of coins, paper money (both as cash in banks' vaults and as currency in general circulation) and commercial banks'...

Deflation is a contraction of the currency supply, which causes prices to fall and the value of currency to rise. When prices fall, a boom becomes a bust, and suddenly a recession becomes a depression.  Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, a scholar of the...

Inflation is simply an increase in the supply of currency and credit. The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising, and subsequently, purchasing power is falling is defined by the term "price inflation." Central Banks...

A Speculative bubble is not just about the assets going up in value, but is more about the mentality of the individuals who invest in the asset. Are they struck with euphoria about the asset class or approaching it with a clearer head.

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The most powerful case against the American central bank ever written. This work begins with a...

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