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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


i-Day for Bibby Offshore...

According to the bond prospectus Bibby Offshore (“BO”) is scheduled to handover interest of £6.56m to the creditors on June 15. Based on the last financials if they make this payment it will be the last before a default or restructuring event (next payment due Dec 15 2017). 1,496 more words


Minsky on stagflation and the limits to state intervention

Government can be a major force for promoting progressive economic and social development. History tells us that this is rarely sustained indefinitely: the political pendulum swings back and forth, and development proceeds unevenly across space and time. 1,015 more words

Political Economy

In brief: the economics of Hyman Minsky

As the 2008 financial crisis broke, the term ‘Minsky moment’ became widely used by commentators and financiers (it was originally coined in 1998), as the work of this relatively obscure economist came into fashion. 289 more words

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Canada, let's not Minsky words

Stability breeds instability – this was economist Hyman Minsky‘s lasting contribution to the craft.  The Minsky Moment , popularized during the 07-09 US housing crisis, basically suggests breeding animal spirits too long creates systemic problems. 985 more words


power: installing CUDA8 on Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Minsky machine with POWER8 with NVLink + Tesla P100

You can leverage the most advanced GPU on IBM Power machine.  The Power System S822LC for High-Performance Computing (code-named “Minsky”) contains two Power8 CPUs and  two Nvidia… 239 more words


Hyman Minsky on the aim of policy - via econblog101

I am currently writing up an article on what Minsky added to Keynes an onwards to whether this is an up to date theoretical framework ready for use in the 21st century.

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