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Don't Conflate Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Financial Markets

Blog08/01/2018

The sooner we stop conflating “technology” with “coin,” the sooner we will have a better understanding of what is and is not sound money.

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Argentina's Peso Collapse Is a Warning Sign

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog06/22/2018

The recent collapse of the Argentine Peso and other emerging currencies doesn't bode well for the global economy.

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The EU is Rotting (and Its Banks are Insolvent)

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/16/2018

The EU’s precariousness will only be fully exposed by the next credit crisis and the ECB’s response to it, which will end up collapsing the euro.

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In Hiking Interest Rates, Jerome Powell is Living Dangerously

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets

Blog06/14/2018

The Fed is already living dangerously with its recent hike, and further rises will all but guarantee a credit crisis. 

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Big Tech's Numbers Game Hides Many Sins

Financial MarketsMedia and CultureMoney and Banking

Blog06/13/2018

The art of financial engineering – camouflaging a rise in leverage to boost present and future earnings – is in high demand.

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Argentina's "Sudden Stop": Risk of Emerging Markets Collapse

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog05/12/2018

Argentina is a warning, and administrations should take this as a serious signal before the scare turns into a widespread emerging market crisis

 

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Does Bitcoin Use Too Much Electricity?

The EnvironmentFinancial Markets

Blog01/23/2018
An optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist its half empty. And a Vox writer says if you drink 60 glasses in the next hour, it’ll kill you.
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Why We Should Worry About China

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog12/15/2017
The Japanese growth miracle was built on a massive debt bubble. China presents many similarities in its economic model.
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Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.
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