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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Matthews Asia: Shareholder Letter and Commentaries

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    Mon, 29 Apr 2013

    short-term policy in the style of noted economist Milton Friedman to use money supply to control inflation; second, long-term supply ..... cause businesses to invest and consumers to buy. Milton Friedman , one of Thatcher’s own heroes, said Japan needed

  7. Pinpointing the Value in CSR

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    Mon, 18 Mar 2013

    the company’s own interests by pursuing a strategy of “doing well by doing good.” In contrast, economist Milton Friedman proclaimed in 1970 (the relative infancy of the modern CSR movement) that in a free society, “there is one and only

  8. Analysis: Morning in America? U.S. economy poised to accelerate

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    Tue, 26 Feb 2013

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Famed U.S. economist Milton Friedman once observed that a recovery from recession is like plucking a guitar string: The harder the economy is pushed down, the faster it snaps...

  9. Money for Nothin’ Writing Checks for Free

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    Thu, 3 Jan 2013

    It was Milton Friedman , not Ben Bernanke, who first made reference to dropping money from helicopters in order to prevent deflation. Bernanke’s

  10. 14 Charts On Money Supply, Deficits, And Housing Prices

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    Thu, 3 Jan 2013

    By H.J. Huney: Milton Friedman once declared that " inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon, in the sense that it can only be produced by a

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