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What’s a Central Alabama Home Depot employee have to do with the Bolivar?



Given the current state of its economy, Venezuela officially became a brand new member of a notorious club: the “hyperinflation club.” This is based on a method for identifying hyperinflation from economists Steve H. Hanke and Nicholas Krus, aptly named Hanke-Krus World Hyperinflation Table.…

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Medical Care Inflation Fact and Fiction



Healthcare costs are a key issue for Americans. Mylan’s CEO Heather Bresch recently faced some tough questions from Congress over the increase in price of the Epipen — a drug used to treat severe allergic reactions — from the reasonable $100 in 2007 to the absurd $600 plus today. Former drug…

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