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The Corporate Debt Bubble and Potential Winners

14 Sep 2019 2 minute read 2 comments Daniel Goldman

As some are starting to point out, corporate debt is becoming incredibly worrisome, especially with negative yielding debt. As a percentage of GDP, corporations are holding more debt now than before the "great recession." Perhaps more importantly, a...

Good as Gold? Austrian Economics and Cryptocurrencies

9 Sep 2019 7 minute read 0 comments The Part Time Economist

As a young Economics student, my favorite topic was the study of money. Money, in its various forms (paper, gold, silver, crypto) is the lifeblood of an economy because it allows people to trade products and services without having to barter. As I co...

How to price Gold

3 Sep 2019 3 minute read 0 comments TanujPaulB

If you discuss investing in Gold with someone under the age of 30, they might make a confused face and say, ‘Isn’t that something my grandparents used to do?’ If that is the case, just show them this chart. It tracks the price of Gold starting from 2...

The Interplay Between Liquidity and Adoption of Investments and Other Assets

2 Sep 2019 2 minute read 3 comments Daniel Goldman

Economic theory is complicated, and theories about money and other related assets are no different. With the rise of cryptoassets, things become even more complicated. There seems to be a bit of a debate as to whether liquidity breeds adoption or ado...

The dawn of the cashless society – and our loss of freedom

31 Aug 2019 4 minute read 3 comments Bitcoin Babaji

We are moving away from cash. Cash is becoming obsolete and will be fazed out in coming years. Money is all going digital. I don’t mean it’s all becoming cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, but rather it is all becoming numbers on a computer, in a bank, lik...

The criminal banking system is the dinosaur in the living room

31 Aug 2019 3 minute read 0 comments Bitcoin Babaji

As most will be aware by now, the concerns regarding a recession in the economy are getting stronger by the day. It’s questionable whether we will ever come out of the next recession, but if we do then when growth starts again, look at what happens t...

Why Brand Tokens Are Not Securities, Yet Investments

29 Aug 2019 3 minute read 0 comments Africahead

This article claims with reasons, buyers of crypto, can invest in brand tokens without worrying about securities law. The way for businesses issuing crypto, to free themselves from securities law, was to make sure their tokens are utility tokens. Tha...

A True Stablecoin

13 Aug 2019 3 minute read 7 comments Daniel Goldman

USDT and DAI are interesting concepts. They are cryptoassets which are pegged to the USD. There're a number of different cryptoassets that are pegged to different fiat, government issued currencies. They are labeled "stablecoins." But this label is i...

The US Dollar is one of the Worst Sh*tcoins of Them All

12 Aug 2019 4 minute read 13 comments Daniel Goldman

This article is an extension of some commentary on minimum wage, originally published at politicoid.us on December 7, 2014. I’ve decided to expand on the idea, because it’s come up in a few discussions. It’s important to understand how the dollar has...

Emerging markets - Advantages and Risks for businesses and investments

8 Aug 2019 4 minute read 2 comments Emad

I have grown up in Iran, a country with variety of opportunities and hedges at the same time! when I grew older, I experienced living and working in countries like UAE (Dubai), Cyprus (Limassol) and Spain (Malaga) let's check these cities and countri...