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From Bioeconomics to Degrowth (Mauro Bonaiuti)

19 Feb 2021 11 minute read 0 comments rhyzom

Link to full paper here: Mauro Bonaiuti The first conclusion is that the basic objective of the economic process, i.e. the unlimited growth of production and consumption, in being founded on the use of non-renewable sources of matter/energy, contra...

Covid and post-Covid: a personal reflection

21 Feb 2021 1 minute read 4 comments lemming

These reflections arise from the observation that more and more people (politicians, economists, administrators, ordinary people, ...) on television, in newspapers, or even on the street are increasingly referring to or asking themselves when the eme...

Markets fall at the behest of Powell`s comment.

23 Feb 2021 3 minute read 2 comments elpis

Markets have started fearing inflation. Inflation should have made a visible impact 6 months ago had Fed & ECB did not resort to more printing of bills. Let us remind ourselves why we are in this situation we are in?  There is a virus that apparently...

Cuba Opens Economy to More Private Businesses

7 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

With its economy shrinking by 11% last year, the worst decline in almost 3 decades as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic that devastated tourism alongside tough sanctions spearheaded by the Untied States of America, Cuba has announced that...

Can inequality be good?

17 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Retaliator

Inequality Lately, I've been taking a look at Inequality and what creates it, now we'll explore what in what ways can Inequality actually be a good thing. Inequality is natural Inequality is to be expected, no matter the way we structure our society....

Bitcoin as a hedge

19 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments krillAF

Retail adoption of Bitcoin has never been higher.  Investors all over the world are directing their capital towards Bitcoin, however, for most of these new investors, Bitcoin is not the only asset in their portfolio. Many hold some combination of sto...

The rising tide that doesn’t lift all boats

2 Jun 2020 4 minute read 4 comments Pay Now Buy Later

Every day there is a major event that will move the markets. Trade wars, currency wars, oil wars, pandemics, depression levels of unemployment, conspiracy theories; you name it Are there any more surprises left? Perhaps. With complete disregard for a...

Profit or Wealth maximization?

8 Feb 2021 3 minute read 1 comment niallon11

When learning about financial management for any entity the end goal is always assumed to be maximizing the stakeholders wealth. If that entity is a shareholder, company or individual the assumption is that profit is the desired goal.   I know t...

Intro to Upland

7 Jul 2020 10 minute read 11 comments Bdag

You may need to know that I include a game referral link a few times in this article. You are in no way obligated to use it and I may get a free bonus from it that will not cost you anything. Also, all content herein is mine and does not reflect the...

The Financial Crisis - 12 years on

2 Aug 2020 7 minute read 7 comments rah

Before starting it is important to make clear that I am not an economist nor am I a financial analyst.  However, I do hold some accounting qualifications and according to experts in the field I have more than a layman’s understanding of the subject. ...