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The Economic Impact Of Raising the Corporate Tax Rate to Pay the Tab for Biden's $1.7 Trillion Infrastructure Plan - More Harm than Good?

6 Jun 2021 4 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

  BACKGROUND In March, 2021, the Biden Administration announced the American Jobs Program, a sweeping and wide ranging proposal to spend $2 Trillion over a 10 year budget window on American infrastructure and other projects. However, what is consider...

The Cost of a "Statistical Life" - Economics, Death, Long Term Impairment and Covid-19

2 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Clearly, it is impossible to place a dollar value on a human life. However, to completely assess the economic effects and impacts of events such as the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, economists are tasked to do just that. To accomplish this difficult endeavor,...

Peter Schiff is Wrong about BTC - Here's WHY He's Wrong

1 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments nealmcspadden

Schiff has long been an outspoken opponent of bitcoin as money. His argument has pretty much been some form of the above tweet for years now. And $BTC has had its ups and downs over that time, mostly ups. At this point, I think it's just become a me...

A Macroeconomic Look at Unemployment

26 May 2021 6 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

The rate of unemployment for a nation is a key indicator of the strength or weakness of its economy. Beginning a macroeconomic look at unemployment in the United States must start with the definition of the term and how the rate thereof is calculated...

008 - Where do I get my informatin about cryptos and precious metals?

16 May 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Farinha

If you read any of my previous posts you know I am a newbee in all fields of economics and investments. Not to much into equaties I try to know the most I can about precious metals and cryptos. But if I am a porcelain craftsman where do I get my info...

Humanity...

12 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Blurryface

Humanity…   I have long since been troubled by humanity… One hand takes from the other..this is true...yet: Humanity won't be judged on its motivations..we are all dizzy enough to know motivations are based off interests and those are dictated by gen...

Why The Citizens of Economically Weaker Countries Investing More in Cryptocurrency?

7 May 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Suny Ag

The name of cryptocurrencies is talk of the town in countries like India, Nigeria, and Pakistan. Almost everyone is eager to learn so busy discussing, learning, and investing in crypto in these countries. Are they dreaming big or seeing their future...

The Student Debt Debacle

5 May 2021 9 minute read 0 comments Faybomb

This is a Members Only post from December 2020 on faybomb.com -- enjoy exclusive access, Publish0x readers.  --- Recently, president-elect (I think?) Joe Biden was asked if there is a plan to tackle student debt forgiveness early in his presidency. H...

Buffet & Munger are Wrong on BTC

5 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Wynqarrin

 Here's a thought from a Non-Expert...  Buffet and Munger... Neither of them like Bitcoin or Crypto in general, and dismiss it too quickly.  Understandable, they're dinosaurs, and at their age are not that interested in looking under the hood to seei...

Resource Based Lending for African Countries - China's Threat to Industrial Economies

4 May 2021 3 minute read 7 comments kev_nag

One of the more pronounced loan vehicles for African countries utilized by the People's Republic of China is the 'resource-backed loan'. The resource-backed loan (hereinafter RBLs) is a loan supplied to either a government directly or to a state owne...