Paul Szczesny

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Paul is the founder of LibertyBit Bitcoin Exchange (www.libertybit.com) and the CTO of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

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    The stakes get higher

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: june-13-2011 This past week may well have been the game changer. To be fair, the game change began the week before, with the lower than expected jobs growth print. Since then, we have seen the Fed reiterate their exceptionally accommodative policy, the...

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    The separation principle and the US dollar

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: may-16-2011 A week later, the sell off...

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    A View from the Trenches, May 9th, 2011: “It starts with deleveraging, it ends with hyperinflation”

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: may-9-2011 About two months ago, at the Austrian Scholars Conference of the Ludwig Von Mises Institute, a few asked us what it was like to live under hyperinflation, when they learned of our Argentine background. We responded that it was not so...

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    We understand you, Ben

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: may-2-2011   Today we could discuss the...

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    Confirming our previous call

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: april-18-2011 Two weeks ago, we called our readers’ collective attention towards gold, noting that: “… we think higher highs are soon to come…”. A week ago, we expressed our concern that stagflation seemed to be manifesting itself before its time. We defined...

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    In the face of stagflation

    Last week marked an important step in the history of this crisis. We had started the week calling our readers’ collective attention towards the consolidation that gold had witnessed on Friday, April 1st, and wrote that: “… we think higher highs are soon to come…”. Well,…the higher highs came and we fear,...

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    Gold, the Fed, Ron Paul and Napoléon Bonaparte

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: april-4-2011 We don’t trade upon technicals but we take note of them. On Friday, we think gold went through an important test. After the announcement, at 8:30am, that the US unemployment rate had fallen to 8.8% (the lowest for the past two...

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    It’s getting complicated

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format:march-29-2011   Unfortunately, the theme we began elaborating on January 28th, has now become “the” theme, particularly since this weekend, with Japan’s nuclear disaster and the anarchy of the Middle East as backdrop. What was the theme? The theme has been and will...

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    Study Economics, History, and Libertarian Theory

    So 2011 is well under way, and January is in full force. Snow storms, frigid temperatures, and endless rainfall will plague Canadians for at least the next couple of months. But while you’re hiding from the elements near the warm glow of your computer screens, why not study Austrian theory at the...

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    Anarchie et Réalité Académique

    Portons notre attention sur le milieu académique, spécialement aux domaines liés aux sciences humaines, ou les principes anarchistes pourraient être un thème  potentiel- des domaines tel que la science politique, l’économie, l’histoire, la philosophie, la sociologie, etc. Il est vrai que bien peu d’intellectuels ont réussi leur carrière en exprimant de la...

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    Free Trade with India, Then the World

    As many of you are already aware,  Canada is continuing free trade discussions with India. This is...