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The Tom Woods Show: Episode 540 – Left Attacks Rand Paul on His Fed Comments; We Respond

In this episode of The Tom Woods Show, Woods talks with David Howden about a column, written by an ignorant journalist, praising the fed. Howden is one of the bright stars of contemporary Austrian school economists and always provides good … Continue reading

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The Tom Woods Show: Episode 419 – Austrian Business Cycle Theory: Answering the Critics

In this episode of The Tom Woods Show, Woods speaks with David Howden about Austrian Business Cycle Theory. As always, additional information is available at the show notes page.

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Brazil’s Slow Default by David Howden

As Howden notes in “Brazil’s Slow Default” nations always partially default via inflation. If a nation’s debt load becomes too large to manage via inflation, then explicit default follows. This has been modus operandi for Brazil for decades and now … Continue reading

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Mt. Gox Problems Mount by David Howden

“Mt. Gox Problems Mount” is the fourth article in a series about Mt. Gox, bitcoin, and fractional reserve banking written by David Howden. Bitcoin Bank Run by David Howden Bitcoin Bank Run, Take 2 by David Howden Bitcoin Banking by … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Banking by David Howden

David Howden provides a preliminary post mortem of Mt. Gox. ‘A currency is only as safe as the bank that stores it. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the recent turmoil in the bitcoin community.‘ ‘On 7 February of … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Bernank by David Howden

David Howden wrote a good summary of the disastrous tenure of the departed head of the US monetary central planning board. ‘Bernanke has been responsible for a 200% increase in the Fed’s holdings of U.S. Treasury bills. When one accounts … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Bank Run, Take 2 by David Howden

David Howden expands his explanation of the suspension of bitcoin redemption by Mt. Gox. ‘So to summarize my claim, I have accused Mt. Gox of holding an insufficient amount of bitcoin in its “vault” to back all the claims to … Continue reading

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