Free Capitalist Network - Community Archive
Mises Community Archive
An online community for fans of Austrian economics and libertarianism, featuring forums, user blogs, and more.
» » (RSSRSS)

Browse Forum Posts by Tags

Showing related tags and posts for the Forums application. See all tags in the site
  • Money

    Monetary Evolution: Where are we today? Commerce today is dominated by “electronic” transactions. A business that does not support the use of debit/credit cards will be extremely limiting its customer base and will likely not survive. The emergence of this form of money was the credit card...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by mmartillo on Thu, Sep 25 2008
  • Mystery of Banking Question

    I have thus far found the Mystery of Banking to be an amazing book on the dynamics of the money system. But Rothbard's description of the fractional reserve system does not jive with what I have been taught and this definition becomes essential later on when he explains why fractional reserve banking...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by smccart on Sun, Aug 17 2008
  • Re: Questions regarding FED's interest rate mechanism

    Point taken. However I'm not debating the form and makeup of a state, or indeed the virtues of anarchism! What I'm curious about is whether or not the core economic issue is the violent enforcement of a monopoly on currency ( by the state ). Fine, get rid of the FED - let the state control money...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by fingolfin on Wed, May 21 2008
  • Re: Questions regarding FED's interest rate mechanism

    @ meambobbo Great post, just curious... So... perhaps what might be ideal is a completely open, free-market competition in actual currency? Gold, silver, paper money (backed 100% by X Y or Z) or e-gold, diamonds, vintage cheeses (joke!) or whatever the free-market innovates and finds most convenient...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by fingolfin on Wed, May 21 2008
Page 1 of 1 (4 items)