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What Does the Fed Interest Rate Hike Mean for Bitcoin?

7 May 2022 4 minute read 2 comments MintDice.com

When you choose to invest your money in various markets, there is always a risk of losses and gains, which is expected. There are times, however, that the losses you can suffer from have nothing to do with how you invest but with inflation. The Fed i...

Fed announces largest interest rate hike in over two decades

5 May 2022 1 minute read 1 comment CryptoMasterMiner

The Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates by 0.50% today, the largest such increase since May 2000.  The largest move in 22 years was made in an effort to dampen inflation that is running at a four-decade high that is hitting American's wallets...

Bank of Canada Leaves Rates Unchanged

26 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

Just letting my fellow Canadians know that the Bank of Canada will not be raising interest rates at the moment. Analysts expected a 25% chance rates would rise but at this morning's meeting, it didn't happen. Looking forward, a lift off is expected i...

The Debt Is Fast Approaching 30 Trillion Dollars!!!

5 Dec 2021 3 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

Have you noticed that as you got older, time seems to go by faster? Or, maybe we're just paying closer attention to the things that are most important to us. Time though, isn't the only thing moving faster. Straight to the point... Debt! At all level...

Stablecoins Find a Friend in Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller

20 Nov 2021 4 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Earlier this month the President's Working Group made recommendation that stablecoin issuance be restricted to banks and other insured depositary institutions. The PWG specifically recommended that Congress should pass legislation to this effect. [Se...

Did Powell Just Admit Inflation Isn't Transitory?

1 Oct 2021 2 minute read 12 comments Faybomb

Look I'm going to admit right upfront that I didn't listen to Powell's entire commentary. But a quote this week from the same Federal Reserve chair who has been saying for months that inflation will be transitory seems to contradict the idea that inf...

Another Example of Brutal Inflation

20 Sep 2021 2 minute read 3 comments Faybomb

It's been a few months since I've really gone in on inflation. There are a couple of reasons for that. The biggest reason is I just think the hypothesis has clearly been proven and beating a dead horse on a regular basis isn't necessary anymore. If y...

Is The Federal Reserve About To Enter The Crypto World?

23 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

(Ok, not the crypto world, exactly. This is about a central bank digital currency (CBDC,) but that is kinda boring so I used a little clickbait to get you here.) Should the Federal Reserve issue a CBDC? There has been a movement for the Federal Reser...

How the "Experiment" Ends

21 Jul 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Faybomb

One week ago, PBS released "The Power of the Fed." It's a 54 minute documentary about the Fed's recent monetary policies and the reaction to economic calamities going back to the financial crisis. It's admittedly an interesting watch. You can check...

The Magic Money Machine Goes WHRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.

11 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

Now, I am not usually out here promoting other people’s YouTube videos, but, Adam Schiff probably breaks this down in about as simple a way as possible. Even if you do not live in the United States this will be a worthwhile watch. Simply, the idea th...