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By ValueWalk – The world of cryptocurrencies is in the midst of a tornado just now. Since the beginning of September, total cryptocurrency market capitalization is down by US$60 billion to around US$109 billion.

Independent Institute's picture

By Independent Institute – The government in question is that of Venezuela, which is nearing default as it is running out of resources to pay back the money it owes to its Russian creditors according to the terms it accepted when it...

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By Stratfor – US President Donald Trump has stopped a foreign investment into a US company. On Sept. 13, Trump blocked Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' proposed purchase of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation for $1.3 billion,

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By Adrian Ash – Gold price gains of 1.6% from last week were again erased Friday in London, as the outlook for interest-rate hikes trumped new geopolitical tensions led by another weapons test by the pariah state of North Korea.

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By Marc Chandler – In the face of much cynicism and pessimism about the outlook for the Trump Administration's agenda, we have repeatedly pointed out the resilience of the system of checks and balances. Many of the more extreme...

Mises Institute's picture

By Mises Institute – In the wake of Sputnik I’s success on October 4, 1957, in which the USSR could stake claim to having built the first artificial earth satellite, a cosmic shift in perception took hold. Whatever advantages US society...

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By Jill Mislinski – The latest issue of the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends came out yesterday morning. The headline number for August came in at 105.3, up 0.1 from the previous month. The index is at the 97th percentile in this series.

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By Chris Puplava – The S&P 500 has had quite a run since the early 2016 lows, not experiencing even a slight pullback of 5% or more, leading many to believe that the market would wobble during the seasonally weak period of August and September. Over the last...

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By Independent Institute – Humans are three-dimensional animals. They require physical space to live, work, and play. Over thousands of years, humans built physical communities of different shapes, sizes, and compositions to accommodate...

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By Adrian Ash – Over the previous half-decade, Northern Rock had regularly topped the UK's 'Best Buy' tables for fixed-rate bonds and deposits. Yet customer savings accounted for only one-third of its funding, needed to finance the UK's fastest-growing book of home loans.