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Non-Linear Views on Financial Markets and the Economy, based on Friedrich Hayek's paper on decentralized knowledge, "The Use of Knowledge in Society".

Dr. Brian Taylor, Chief Economist
Global Financial Data, February 27 2020
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Tony Coniaris, Portfolio Manager
Harris Associates, September 5, 2019
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By Daisuke Ikeda, Toan Phan, and Tim Sablik
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Economic Brief, No. 20-01, January 2020
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Mark Robertson
Aviva Investors,  30 September 2019
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Dr. Brian Taylor
Global Financial Data, Aug 14 2019
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Meilleur Investisseur du Monde

Les Secrets du Meilleur Investisseur de l'Histoire (66%/an) ! [Didier Darcet]

Didier Darcet, Richard Détente
Grand Angle, 21 July 2024

The Road to Compliance

Part 1

Geistkreis, July 2024

The US-China conundrum

Equity performance in the US and China has mirrored the flow of capital

Alexandra Morris
Skagen, 2 July 2024

S&P Market Concentration Hits a New All-Time High

Standard and Poor’s has just released data on the market cap and share of the S&P 500 that the Top 10 stocks make up. The data show that once again the US stock market has become the most concentrated in the past 150 years.

Dr. Bryan Taylor, Chief Economist
Global Financial Data, July 1, 2024

''The peak of the bubble was also in a sense the peak of clarity.''


Peter Thiel
The Aspen Institute, 28 June 2024

The Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury Osborne

Anyone who appreciates the scientific study of finance will recognize the name of MFM Osborne as a pioneer, visionary, and creator of our field.

Victor Niederhoffer
Daily Speculations, June 6, 2024

''You’ll never be forgiven for being right."


Neil Oliver
The Jimmy Dore Show, “It’s Going To Get Ugly!” – Says Neil Oliver In Interview w/ Jimmy Dore, 4 June 2024

“Everything woke, turns to s**t.”


Donald J. Trump
Cullman, Alabama, 22 August 2021

Dr. Markus Krall: ESG führt zu fatalen Wirtschaftskrisen

Dr. Markus Krall
Liberales Institut, 30 April 2024

Swiss Central Bank Just Sent a Warning to the World

Few were expecting anything more than a few franc sales from the Swiss National Bank today. Instead, the SNB boldly cut its ST rate specifically because it knows what's coming from around the rest of the world. And that doesn't mean inflation in Switzerland or anywhere else.

Jeffrey Snider
Eurodollar University, 21 March 2024

Was läuft derzeit schief bei der Energiewende?

Beim Thema Energiewende verfolgt Deutschland einen festen Plan: Abkehr von fossilen Brennstoffen und Verzicht auf Atomenergie – gleichzeitig massiver Aufbau der Elektromobilität. An den globalen Rohstoffmärkten wird diese Vision derzeit aber nicht geteilt.

FERI Cognitive Finance Institute, 15.03.2024

US CPI and the Rate Cut Debate

Stocks already showed they don’t need rate cuts.

Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Fisher Investments, March 12, 2024

Meanwhile, Thirty-Five Years Later

The Nikkei 225 just hit a new high! It has broken through 40,000 for the first time in history!

Dr. Bryan Taylor, Chief Economist, Global Financial Data
Global Financial Data, March 4, 2024

''What I am essentially describing is military rule.''


Tucker Carlson, Mike Benz
Tucker Carlson Uncensored, Tucker Carlson Network, February 16, 2024

Defending the Austrian Interpretation of the 1920–21 Depression: Reply to Borazan

Patrick Newman argues that the 1919-1920 business cycle was due to monetary expansion, and that Borazan's (2023) "administrative decree" about resuming expansionary policy is inapplicable. Wage cuts aided recovery.

Patrick Newman
The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Vol. 26, Issue 4, 2023. Notes and Replies, February 08, 2024

Ursachen der Volatilität des Frankens gegenüber Euro und Dollar seit 2017

Prof. Peter Kugler
Universität Basel, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, WWZ Faculty Blog, 28 February 2024

The Worst Global Bond Bear Market in History Ended in 2023

2021 and 2022 were among the worst years for fixed-income investors in developed markets in world history.

Dr. Bryan Taylor, Chief Economist, Global Financial Data
Global Financial Data, January 31, 2024
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