BankNotes Archive – February 2016

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Why the NNI?

February 5, 2016

Carlos Lara and Robert P. Murphy At the February 2013 IBC Think Tank, the Infinite Banking Institute was launched. It was not a brand new entity, but instead it marked a more formalized structure through which Nelson Nash’s Infinite Banking Concept (IBC) could be communicated to the general public and … Read more

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ASSUME

February 5, 2016

By R. Nelson Nash I’m in the process of writing a new book entitled —It’s All About How You Think — I probably should include a subtitle – And Sometimes How You Don’t Think! It is just part of our human nature and it can produce results that are both … Read more

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Is the Auto Loan Bubble Ready to Pop?

February 3, 2016

JANUARY 11, 2016 — Tommy Behnke On Tuesday, it was announced that over seventeen million new vehicles were sold in 2015, the highest it’s ever been in United States history. While the media claims that this record has been reached because of drastic improvements to the US economy, they are … Read more

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Why Capitalists Are Repeatedly “Fooled” By Business Cycles

February 3, 2016

DECEMBER 21, 2015 — Frank Shostak According to the Austrian business cycle theory (ABCT) the artificial lowering of interest rates by the central bank leads to a misallocation of resources because businesses undertake various capital projects that — prior to the lowering of interest rates — weren’t considered as viable. … Read more

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In a Post-Boom World, Auto Prices Will Fall

February 3, 2016

JANUARY 19, 2016 — Patrick Barron It seems that each new bubble brings forth claims that, although the bubble may be the result of artificially created demand, prices of this or that product will not fall and may even continue to rise. How many so-called real estate and financial planning … Read more

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VISION – Chapter 8 – WHY FREEDOM WORKS ITS WONDERS

February 3, 2016

by Leonard E. Read Note – Frequent readers of BANKNOTES are aware of my relationship with Leonard E. Read and my admiration for his works during his lifetime. In the following issues I will be sharing his book, VISION, one chapter per month. It was written in 1978. What a … Read more

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