Greece: Planning the Bank Holiday

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Greece: Planning the Bank Holiday June 25, 2015 (This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on June 25, 2015.) http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanlewis/2015/06/25/greece-planning-the-bank-holiday/ Following a Greek government default, and possibly before then, Greek banks would likely be both insolvent and unable to make payments to creditors. What should …

George Gilder Joins Team Gold And Explains Where Friedman Went Wrong

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George Gilder Joins Team Gold And Explains Where Friedman Went Wrong June 20, 2015 (This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on June 20, 2015.) http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanlewis/2015/06/20/george-gilder-joins-team-gold-and-explains-where-friedman-went-wrong/ My goodness! I honestly believe that today’s team of Classical monetary intellectuals is probably the best since about 1910. …

The Bank of England, 1696-1914

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The Bank of England, 1696-1914 June 7, 2015 In the past, we looked at the Bank of England’s balance sheet during the 18th and 19th centuries: March 24, 2013: The Bank of England, 1720-1913 April 14, 2013: The Bank of England, 1844-1913 May 5, …

Greece: It’s Time For Your Default And Debt Restructuring

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Greece: It’s Time For Your Default And Debt Restructuring June 5, 2015 (This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on June 5, 2014.) http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanlewis/2015/06/05/greece-its-time-for-your-default-and-debt-restructuring/ For some reason, people think a sovereign default, and a subsequent debt restructuring such as Greece’s government faces, is something that …