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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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

The History of Failed Fiat Currency

25 Jan 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Austin Reihl

Fiat currencies suffer from overprinting - slowly building inflation and resulting in the loss of value. Throughout history, fiat currencies have repeatedly continued to rise until they eventually crash due to devaluation.   In our current financial...

New Show Announcement! Tax Sherpa Stories

18 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments nealmcspadden

Link to the discord show: https://tinyurl.com/taxstories Hey guys, quick announcement, starting Monday the 18th of January at 3:00 PM. Eastern, I am starting a new show called the Tax Sherpa stories. And on this show, I'm going to be talking about,...

The Markets of 2020 - An Inflation Story

6 Jan 2021 4 minute read 0 comments nealmcspadden

I took a minute to look at the federal reserve asset adjusted trends of the S&P 500 and homeowner equity. To my complete lack of surprise, although they are at all-time highs in nominal terms, when you adjust for the fed's asset sheet (i.e. money pri...