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Yes, Virginia, There is a Legitimate Case Against Free Trade

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There is a myth in wide circulation that the superiority of free trade is simply a settled question on which all serious economists agree. The flip side of this myth, of course, is that anyone who criticizes free trade must either be ignorant of economics, or the spokesman of ...

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Michael Ballanger: There's Still Money in the Juniors

Michael Ballanger: There's Still Money in the Juniors

While Union Securities, Ltd. Investment Advisor Michael Ballanger says we're still in a vintage bear market situation, he sees opportunities for investors in the junior mining sector. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Michael explains the rule of thumb he uses when investing in the ...

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Are Fixed Exchange Rates Coming Back?

The International Monetary Fund or IMF, long a citadel of free-market thinking, conceded in a little-noticed official report in February that controls on the international movement of capital may be appropriate in some circumstances. This report deserved more attention, because this is big.

Before ...

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John Licata: Gold Stands Its Ground

Gold prices continue to climb and John Licata, chief commodity strategist at Blue Phoenix Inc., says he sees reason to be optimistic about gold's future. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, John says that as inflationary pressures present themselves, gold prices will continue their ...

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Silver Short Squeeze Could Be Imminent

Silver Short Squeeze Could Be Imminent

On December 11th, 2009 NIA declared silver the best investment for the next decade. In our December 11th article, we said that it wasn't a coincidence that the very day Bear Stearns failed was the same day silver reached its multi-decade high of over $21 per ounce. We went on to say, "The reason ...

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Should the Quantity of Money Be Increased?

Should the Quantity of Money Be Increased?

[This article is excerpted from Ludwig von Mises on Money and Inflation: A Synthesis of Several Lectures, edited by Bettina Bien Greaves. This lecture was given at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE).]

Introduction by Bettina Bien Greaves

Upon the establishment of the Foundation for ...

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The Mythical Concept of Trade War

As Americans ponder how to get the U.S. out of its current trade mess, we are constantly warned to do nothing - like impose a tariff to neutralize Chinese currency manipulation - that would trigger a "trade war." Supposedly, no matter how bad our problems with our trading partners get, they are ...

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Brent Cook: Big Discoveries, Smart Management, OPM (Other People's Money)

Brent Cook: Big Discoveries, Smart Management, OPM (Other People's Money)

Size matters to renowned exploration analyst and geologist Brent Cook, not being a fan of small projects. He follows geology and discoveries worldwide and pays close attention to the teams involved. "Although scamsters, frauds or hucksters can make a discovery, you're much better off screening out ...

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CNN Still Hungry for Food Rules by the Feds...

CNN Still Hungry for Food Rules, Eats Up Oliver's Call for Billions for School Lunch 'Revolution'

 
Cable network continues its pro-regulation, pro-government obesity reporting with extreme examples, lack of critics and calls for government funding.

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