Frank Shostak's consulting firm, Applied Austrian School Economics, provides in-depth assessments and reports of financial markets and global economies.
268 Articles
10/16/2017>The Fed Is Confused about What Drives Inflation
10/11/2017>Tax Cuts Without Spending Cuts Won't Grow the Economy
09/28/2017>Why Does US Price Inflation Remain Relatively Subdued?
09/20/2017>What Is the Correct Amount of Money?
09/16/2017>With a Central Bank, Bank "Deregulation" Can Be a Bad Thing
09/09/2017>Will Low Unemployment Cause Accelerating Inflation?
09/04/2017>Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?
08/28/2017>What Is the Liquidity Trap?
08/21/2017>The Relationship Between Saving and Money
08/18/2017>Do Seasonal Adjustments Help Identify Business Cycles?
08/12/2017>Employment Is Not the Key to Economic Growth
08/01/2017>Is Money Created by Government Decree?
07/20/2017>Here's the True Definition of a Recession — It's Not About GDP
07/17/2017>Why Wage Growth Is So Weak
07/09/2017>Does a Falling Money Supply Cause Recessions?
06/27/2017>The Money-Velocity Myth
06/19/2017>Fractional-Reserve Banking and Money Creation
06/10/2017>Inflation: It It the Disease or the Symptom?
06/03/2017>Deflation, Easy Money, and the Boom-Bust Cycle
05/30/2017>Changes in the Money Supply Don't Cause Business Cycles
05/23/2017>"Priming the Pump" Won't Create Real Wealth
05/21/2017>How Magical is the Keynesian Multiplier?
05/11/2017>The Essential Link Between Consumers and Financial Markets
05/06/2017>The Connection Between Money-Supply Growth and Inflation
05/02/2017>Rising Oil Prices Don't Cause Inflation
04/29/2017>Central Banks' Obsession with Price Stability Leads to Economi...
04/20/2017>What Is the "Correct" Growth Rate of the Money Supply?
04/04/2017>Why We Don't Need Macroeconomic Data in a Free Economy
03/31/2017>Is the Demand for T-bills Driving Treasury Deposits at the Fed?
03/27/2017>How to Interpret the Shape of the Yield Curve
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The Fed Is Confused about What Drives Inflation
18 Octneville
Hi Frank, Thanks for your article.......The fact of the matter is that LIES LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE DRIVES INFLATION , which as it so happens is 'THE'...
What kind of person runs for public office ?
17 OctThemis1
I liked the use of the self-actualization chart within the context of politicians and their motives. It probably applies to many in Hollywood as w...
The Silliness of the Bretton Woods Years
16 OctThe Recusant
KUDOS! The book is anti-gold slanted throughout and subtly mocks those that value gold as seen in that silly Las Vegas Golden Rooster tale. As I pr...
The Future (Not)
14 OctS W.-1
I have it on good authority that the Aliens living in Antarctica have discovered a way of turning Ice into Oil. All we have to do to secure ou...
09 OctThemis1
I agree 100% with all the points you made. You have summarized my own anger and the reasons for it. My only consolation is that I believe the eli...
A silver price-suppression theory gets debunked
07 OctDoom-1
I think he linked the wrong article, because there's minimal facts and logic there relevant to price suppression. It's a shame, because I really wo...
Light It Up
07 OctThemis
I keep wondering whether the US is fermenting a war with North Korea so as to indirectly draw China in and delay implementation of the yuan-for-oil...
One Nation Under Gold (2017), by James Ledbetter
05 OctThe Recusant1
Sadly, I too hoped for a more even-handed assessment of gold in our economic history. The book IS biased and by the time I got to the 20th century ...
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