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July Money Supply Growth Rate Climbs To Six-Month High
In July, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 2.19 percent. That was up slightly from June's rate of 1.98 percent but was well down from July 2018's rate of 4.07 percent.
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The Fed Rate Cut Shows The Fed Is Either Clueless Or Lying. Or Both
It looks like 2.5 percent is the highest the rate is going to get for the foreseeable future. After all, according to the Fed, the current state of the economy is "moderate" and the job market "strong."
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June Money-Supply Growth Falls To Third-Lowest Growth Rate Since 2007
Money supply growth fell in June, falling back near March's growth level, which was at a 12-year (145-month) low.
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Money-Supply Growth Remained Sluggish In May
Money supply growth inched up in May, rising slightly above March's and April's growth levels.
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Money Supply Growth Inches Up From March's 12-Year Low
Money supply growth inched up in April, rising slightly above the March growth level, which was at a 12-year (145-month) low.
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With New Tariffs, Trump Hikes Taxes On American Small Business Owners — Again
Terribly economics often make great politics, and the fantasy that high taxes will make "America great again" is apparently very attractive to many.
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Work Experience

Communications Director and Editor
Ludwig von Mises Institute
July 2014 - Present (5 years 4 months)
Economist/Communications Director
Colorado Division of Housing
June 2004 - July 2014 (10 years 3 months)

Education

Indiana University Bloomington
Ph. D
Public Affairs (incomplete)
Indiana University Bloomington
Ph. D
Public Affairs (incomplete)
University of Colorado at Boulder
B.A
Economics
University of Colorado at Boulder
M.A
Political Science, Public Affairs

Publications

Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre
Ryan McMaken
CreateSpace
12/06/2012

The Western genre has long been associated with right-wing and libertarian politics, and is said to promote individualism and free-market economics.