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What Makes The Fourth Bitcoin Halving Special

14 hours ago 6 minute read 0 comments 0xVince

The fourth Bitcoin Halving concluded last April 19, 2024. The halving was another success, and the market is now beginning to respond. This reduced the block subsidy of Bitcoin in half, from 6.25 BTC to 3.125 BTC. This makes the currency issuance of...

Yield Curve Confusion: How Structural Shifts Have Undermined the Bond Market’s Insights

20 May 2024 3 minute read 0 comments Heath Muchena

Once celebrated as the pinnacle of "smart money," the bond market has seen its role as a predictive powerhouse significantly diminished. Traditionally, the yield curve's ability to forecast recessions positioned the bond market as an essential tool f...

Free Philosophy

14 May 2024 4 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

The Philosophy Behind The OTFM Mission Free Market: (n.) An economic system in which the goods, services, prices and values within the market system are created, shaped, decided upon and influenced by the supply and demand of the consumers and produc...

The Great Reset Unmasked: A Controlled Implosion of the Financial System

3 May 2024 12 minute read 3 comments Heath Muchena

Market Manipulation: The Hidden Forces Behind Economic Crises In the vast theatre of global finance, the curtains rarely pull back far enough to reveal the true machinations behind economic instability. Yet, a closer examination of financial history...

Starting 2024; Uneasy.

10 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

 The Federal reserve has decided to hold interest rates to start the year off. S&P 500, Nasdaq,Dow, and Crypto markets alike all hitting a downward trend to start the new year off. This is leaving retail investors like ourselves wondering what does 2...

The Mystery of Capital - Part 2

9 Jan 2024 2 minute read 2 comments fmiren

The first part can be found : Dead capital Contrary to what you might think, the poor of the Third World save. A lot actually. Per de Soto’s and his resear...

The Mystery of Capital

8 Jan 2024 3 minute read 3 comments fmiren

Introduction “The Mystery of Capital” by Hernando de Soto is an amazing book. It seeks to answer the question, “Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else”, which is also its subtitle. The question, as you can imagine, is too compl...

Low interest rates

4 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Decades of low-interest rate policy by central banks distorted economy. 2007-2008 financial crisis happened due to artificially low interest rates and cheap money. Failures of several banks recently were also due to that irresponsible policy. Henry H...

(Another) Attack on Decentralization

29 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

“If I was the government, I’d close it down” – Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase CEO on Bitcoin/Crypto.  It’s been about a year since Elizabeth Warren and other Senators introduced the “Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act”. It outlines regulations on...

Economic Shifts Incoming: Did you Hodl?

4 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

“HODL” It’s been a bumpy ride. Market contractions and expansions are a part of life. With the upward trends over the past few months in digital assets, the question always remains: did you Hodl?  I sure hope so. It seems like these gains are overdue...