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The Simple Key to Job Growth

from John Mauldin’s Thoughts from the Frontline excerpts: The growth of an economy after a recession is the result of tens of millions of small and large businesses figuring out how to improve their lot. To credit a central bank and…

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Insufficient Income

from John Mauldin’s Thoughts from the Frontline In a liquidity trap, the rules of economics change. Things that worked in the past don’t work in the present. Central bankers’ economic models, iffy in the best of times, become even less reliable.…

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Creating Zombie Businesses

from John Mauldin’s Thoughts from the Frontline excerpts: By encouraging a reach for yield in riskier investments because interest rates are abnormally low, the Fed has created an environment in which far more risk is being taken than is normal and…

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The Liquidity Trap

from John Mauldin’s Thoughts from the Frontline Central banks have proven that they can make money cheap and plentiful, but the money they’ve created isn’t moving around the economy or stimulating demand. It’s like a car. Our central banker can…

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The Advantage of Limited Power

  from John Mauldin at Mauldin Economics, Thoughts from the Frontline: But the Swiss, not being as smart as the Italians, do not believe in devaluations. You see, in Switzerland they have never believed in the ‘euthanasia of the rentier’,…

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Future Consumption Denied

From John Mauldin in his blog, Mauldin Economics, Where is the Growth? Yes, shrinking workforces, private-sector debt overhangs, and technological innovation are making it difficult to achieve “financially stable growth with full employment” (quoting Summers); but governments and central banks are…

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Economic Dogma

From John Mauldin in his blog, Mauldin Economics, Where is the Growth? We’ve tried countercyclical deficit spending to resist recessions, procyclical (and rather wasteful) deficit spending to support supposed recoveries, and accommodative monetary easing all along the way (to lower real…

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Trickle Down Monetary Policy

From John Mauldin in his blog, Mauldin Economics, Where is the Growth? Government is necessary to the extent that we need to maintain a level playing field and proper conduct, but with the recognition that wherever government is involved there are costs…

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In Spite of the Government

From John Mauldin in his blog, Mauldin Economics, Where is the Growth? There are many economists, with Paul Krugman at their fore, who believe that Keynesian monetary policy is responsible for the United States doing better than Europe. I beg to differ.…

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Economic Presuppositions

From John Mauldin in his blog, Mauldin Economics, Where is the Growth? Our lives and our conversations are full of presuppositions. Our daily lives are based upon quite fixed views of how the world really works. Often, the answers we…

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