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The Part Time Economist

Hi everyone. This is just a place for me to post some of my thoughts and analysis. I hope that someone finds them useful.


DeFi Debacle - Overcoming Low Interest Rates

2 days ago 6 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Wow! What a month it has been. We have a worldwide pandemic, falling oil prices, and near zero percent interest rates on DeFi. On Fulcrum, the interest rate for USDC is barely half a percent, and Tether is less than point 06%. Compound isn't much be...

Why Did Bitcoin Crash, and Will it Recover?

1 week ago 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

What in the world is going on with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? For years, crypto advocates have been telling us that Bitcoin was a "digital gold" and safe haven that we could count on to protect our selves from market uncertainty and inflatio...

Cryptocurrency VS the Coronavirus

3 weeks ago 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Cryptocurrencies are typically thought of as a safe-haven asset that protects against failed financial policies and an uncertain economic situation. Indeed, Bitcoin was created in 2009 during the aftermath of the 2008 "Great Recession", bailouts, sti...

Federal Reserve Promises More Inflation - Are Cryptos Any Better?

2 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

In its most recent press release, the Federal Reserve promised to raise inflation rates. No, that is not a typo, the Fed actually wants to raise inflation, and has promised to devalue the dollar further. As consumers, we know that higher inflation de...

Important PSA - Backup Your Crypto Wallet Right Now!

13 Jan 2020 6 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Quick PSA Quick public service announcement - go back up your crypto seed phrases and passwords right this minute.  Why is this important? When we are dealing with cryptocurrency, there is no centralized authority that can help us recover our account...

BAT Can Be a Top 10 Crypto by 2021

6 Jan 2020 5 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

I'm sure many of you have heard the phrase that “a jack of all trades is a master of none.” If we look at the leading cryptos, we see that each of them has carved out a very specific niche for itself. ETH is the fuel for smart contracts and DApps, XR...

Bitcoin vs Gold - Comparing Two Leading Safe Haven Assets

1 Jan 2020 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

BTC vs Gold Welcome to the new year! One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of each new year is to rebalance my investment portfolio. I like taking a look at my stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs to make sure that everything looks good a...

Enjin Crypto Wallet - Review and Features

26 Dec 2019 3 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Introducing The Enjin Wallet If you're like me, you probably got started in cryptocurrency by creating an account on an exchange like coinbase or opening a MetaMask wallet so that you could easily receive and send cryptocurrency to DApps. There are p...

Bitcoin Isn't Real - But It's Still Valuable

20 Dec 2019 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

I recently read a comment on Reddit where one user suggested that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies because they weren't “real money.” I generally try to keep an open mind to new opinions, and as I thought more about his statements, I realized he wa...

Legacy Vs Crypto Social Media - Why Brave Matters

18 Dec 2019 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

I want to start this article by giving a huge thank you to the Brave browser as well as the anonymous user who sponsored my very first tip on my YouTube channel. I think it's incredible that Brave is allowing users to earn cryptocurrency from publish...