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Will Bitcoin crash and resurrect?

NOT BITCOIN but better.

One use of Bitcoin is for anonymous transactions, i.e., as a substitute for ordinary cash or bank notes.

The problem is that the currently available bitcoins fluctuate in value. 674 more words

Economics

About Our Connected Future, 3: Patterns of Complexity of World Society

  1. One of the necessary big transformations towards the future is the change of view & policies from:
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The former approach is still done by corporations and national governments who are panicked by their awareness of loosing grip and facing unsuccessful control of parts of the population that is emancipated enough to think for themselves. 1,087 more words

Reserve Balances and the Fed's Balance Sheet in the Future

An important part of the Fed’s normalization policy is to reduce its holdings of securities and thereby reserve balances—deposits of banks at the Fed—used to finance these holdings. 1,189 more words

Monetary Policy

Market Bubbles: Finance, Art, and the Golden Calf

Two overwhelming events occurred on September 15 and 16, 2008. The first is known to all, the second – to few — but a thread passes between them, showing the fabric of the current socio-economic and cultural system. 523 more words

Books

Behind Your Back

https://youtu.be/VGwe-UHVEzQ

H.R. 10 just passed in the House while we were all distracted with the Comey hearings. It’s not supposed to be able to make it’s through the Senate, but we have all learned the dangers of trusting political pundits on serious matters. 117 more words

Politics

What Deleveraging?

Over the past few years you’ve probably heard an economist or two talk about “deleveraging.”  Deleveraging simply means debt reduction, and you’ve most likely heard the word used in the context of the US consumer.  727 more words

Market Commentary

So what now?

Following the financial crisis came the biggest financial reform since the 1930s. On July 21, 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 was enacted in hopes of preventing another crisis. 439 more words