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Affluent Investor | June 26, 2017

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Posts ByRoger McKinney, Author at Affluent Investor - Page 5 of 5

May 27, 2015 |

Bitcoin Won’t Save Us

Libertarians have waxed poetic about Bitcoin for years. It pokes a finger in the eye of the state by breaking the state’s monopoly on money and rescues citizens from a rapidly eroding dollar. But aside from the block chain … Read More

May 19, 2015 |

Government’s War on Cash, Resistance Tactics

Mainstream economists have hated cash since the Great Depression because in their business cycle “theory” they assume that people quit spending and decide to hold more cash. That stoppage in spending constipates the “circular flow” model of economics they … Read More

May 1, 2015 |

UN Gold Standard On The Way?

The US dollar’s position as the dominant reserve currency is coming under assault from at least three directions. The UN announced in 2009 plans to mint silver and gold coins to be used in international trade. Socialist economist Joseph Stiglitz, … Read More

April 29, 2015 |

Why Baltimore Burns

Baltimore is burning and the book most relevant to the tragedy, and to that of Ferguson, MO, Detroit, MI, and many other cities in the US is Friedrich Hayek’s Road to Serfdom.

The media will pimp the idea that … Read More

April 22, 2015 |

Central Banks as Vestigial Organs

In his early years Hayek anticipated that the monetary theory of trade cycles, now known as the Austrian business-cycle theory (ABCT) would become widely known by business people who would refuse to borrow when the central bank reduced interest … Read More

April 10, 2015 |

Investors Stuck in the Indifference Zone

The graph shows the weekly averages for the S&P 500 since October of last year.  The index has been stuck in a trading range between 1990 and 2110 for the past six months. A move to 2200 as the … Read More

April 8, 2015 |

S&P 2200

While profits in the energy sector cratered in the last quarter, a jump in retail profits of $28 billion in the fourth quarter from the previous year suggests that the S&P 500 will continue to rise. The forecast calls … Read More

January 7, 2015 |

God Says Don’t Even Think About Taking Someone’s Property

The Jewish concept of property began with God creating man in his image. The Torah records, “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and … Read More

December 12, 2014 |

Is God a Libertarian?
Ancient Israel Was A Nation Without a Congress

The only branch of modern or ancient government that God included in Israel was the court system. The courts of ancient Israel settled disputes between citizens. Families and tribes enforced the decisions of the judges. The lower courts judged … Read More

November 26, 2014 |

Is God a Libertarian?
How the Bible Established a Country Without an Executive Branch

Many Christian writers on economics claim that the Bible endorses neither capitalism nor socialism. They cut off the heads of both systems and install their own, often referred to as a “third way,” in which they scavenge through the … Read More

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