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“Helicopter Money” Won’t Fix What’s Broken

The mere mention of helicopter money has intoxicated global stock markets, which have soared on the rumor of Japanese helicopter money. But as I explained in Why Helicopter Money Won’t Push Stocks Higher, central banks funding fiscal spending (i.e. helicopter … Continue reading

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Why Helicopter Money Won’t Push Stocks Higher

The possibility that Japan might launch helicopter money stimulus sent global stock markets soaring in a paroxysm of pleasurable anticipation. But exactly what is helicopter money and what connection does it have to stock valuations, if any? Broadly speaking, helicopter … Continue reading

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Where Is the First Helicopter Drop of Money Likely to Land?

We all know helicopter money of some kind is coming as the global economy spirals into recession. Quantitative Easing (QE)–the monetary stimulus of distributing newly created central-bank money to private banks–has been discredited, as even cheerleaders and apologists now admit … Continue reading

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The Top 1/10th of 1% Loves a Guaranteed Minimum Income: With One Caveat

Why wouldn’t the top 1/10th of 1% love a central bank-funded guaranteed minimum income? It is widely assumed that the super-wealthy top 1/10th of 1% are against a guaranteed minimum income (GMI) (also known as guaranteed basic income or basic … Continue reading

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