Olegs Jemeljanovs, PhD, CFA

  A seasoned professional in the field of financial markets, investments and economic analysis with the crucial mix of private and public sector experience (large international lenders, private boutique banks, ministry of finance, central bank, financial regulator). Able to cover macroeconomic and microeconomic trends, short-term market moves and long-term economic cycles, the role of biology and psychology in finance. Have held both front-office, sales and analytical positions. If you want complex economic, financial, political, historical, sociological and psychological concepts to be explained in a simple and accessible way then you have certainly found the right website. If your consider the sense of humor to be important then you have definitely found the right man.

 



21 Stories by Olegs Jemeljanovs, PhD, CFA

Celebrating International Women’s Day: The Role of Yin and Yang in Investing and Life

My congratulations to those ladies and gentlemen who celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. This is an open secret than men tend to...
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The 2024 Stock Market Horoscope

The future is always blurry since it is impossible to know for sure what lies ahead of us. As an example, just check out...
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The Centenary of Vladimir Lenin’s Death and His 30 Quotes on Life, Politics, and Economics: Have We Learned Anything in 100 Years?

January 21, 2024 is the centenary of Vladimir Lenin’s death. I am not a socialist because humans, at the current stage of their biological...
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Physical Gold, Paper Gold, Digital Gold: Will Scarcity Finally Rule in a New Safe-Haven Asset Paradigm?

An unexpected outbreak of the latest military conflict between Israel and the Palestinians on October 7, 2023 was once again sending investors in search...
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Life Balance, Financial Well-Being, Investing, and Debt: How to Navigate Personal Finance

It is okay to worry about personal finance. Navigating the treacherous waters of life balance, financial well-being, investing, and debt may seem exhausting for...
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Why Managers Want to Become Leaders and Why They Largely Fail: One of the Greatest Intellectual Confusions of Our Times

Everyone wants to be a leader these days, or, at least, a self-leader. “Leader” sounds majestic and ambitious. A “leader” is someone who should...
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A Visual History of Gold (and Silver): Money, a Barbarous Relic, a Go-Nowhere Investment, and BRICS Money Again?

There are rumors circulating in the financial community that the BRICS countries are poised to announce the creation of a new gold-backed currency. Furthermore,...
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The Myth of “Good” Inflation and “Bad” Deflation

The myth that inflation is a “good” thing has become quite deeply entrenched over the past decades. Its proponents insist that it indicates a...
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Thank God, This Is a Crisis!

Strategy versus Culture: How to Exploit Low Chances of Success When Starting a Cultural Revolution in a Society, a Company, or an Organization The...
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Money Is Power, Power to the People! A Call for a Decentralized Monetary System.

Money Creation and Economic Growth Jerome Powell, the current head of the U.S. central bank, revealed that he liked this job. “Yes, … I love my...
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Silicon Valley Bank, Credit Suisse, Archegos: The Risk of Achieving Nothing, the Risk of Getting Away with Anything, and the Risk of Losing Everything.

In recent weeks the world of finance has been shaken by events on both sides of the Atlantic. First, several regional banks in the...
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My Human Progress Manifesto: Capitalists, Socialists, and Ordinary Citizens of the World, If You Really Want to Save the Planet, Maintain Peace on Earth, and Liberate Yourselves, Consume Less!

The Myth of Accelerating Technological Progress and the Reality of Financialization and Excessive Consumption The year 2023 is gaining momentum. Many people make New...
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