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  1. The Myth of Student Debt: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.” ― Milton Friedman In an effort to address the anguish and outcry of rising debt, the long silent player, the federal government, has taken

  2. Barrick Gold: Gold Miners As The Best Play On World Currency Debasements

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    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon" - Milton Friedman I don't like being dogmatic about my investments ..... unprecedented rises in money supply. I can't help but hear Milton Friedman 's "inflation is always and everywhere a monetary

  3. “Tax Reform is Impossible – Until it is Inevitable”

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    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    The above quote, paraphrasing Milton Friedman (no relation), seems apt. Earlier this year we received the first comprehensive tax reform proposal from Washington since Ronald Reagan’s presidency. The proposal comes

  4. The Fed’s Monetary Misfires

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    Mon, 9 Jun 2014

    loans in Federal Reserve Notes , a new banknote that the Fed had the legal authority to issue. However, as economist Milton Friedman and coauthor Anna Schwartz explain in A Monetary History of the United States , just over a decade after its creation

  5. Needed: Monetary Discipline

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    Thu, 29 May 2014

    inflation. The only thing that can stop it is a return to the type of discipline that the gold standard offered, such as Milton Friedman ’s suggestion to increase the money supply by just 4% each year. A reprise of the gold standard today would be impractical

  6. The Best Time to Own Cash

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    Wed, 11 Sep 2013

    They are rooted in common sense and real-life experience. This is why we should try to remember Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman ’s warning: “Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.” I am not sure where the corner

  7. Is the Interest Rate Outlook Closer to 1994 or the Post-World War II Era?

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    Wed, 21 Aug 2013

    subsequently raised short-term interest rates. But yields on long-term bonds only rose to 2.75%. Why? Economists Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz, along with Glen Hubbard and Christina Romer, asserted that it had to do with inflation expectations

  8. China’s Government Can’t Stop the Bust

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    Thu, 15 Aug 2013

    years there’d be a shortage of sand.” — Milton Friedman On a recent trip to Europe we participated in a forum in Milan of ..... than the S&P 500 index ETF (SPY). Last—and Milton Friedman is rolling over in his grave—why do Americans of both parties have very little confidence in

  9. From Barron’s, July 15, 2013 (Part 2)

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    Sat, 13 Jul 2013

    and speculators. He thinks that banks should have a capital requirement of 20% and should stick to basic banking. Milton Friedman lies uneasy in his grave. Pg 41: David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors suggests that the Fed should target the wealth

  10. The Market is the Fed’s Party

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    Thu, 30 May 2013

    that they call him “Helicopter” because in 2002 as a new Fed governor Bernanke said, quoting monetary theorist Milton Friedman , that to combat a ruinous deflation, he’d throw dollar bills out of a helicopter. As the noise gets louder

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