California

Pacific Gas & Electronic: A silent Partner in the Unsustainable Golden State Economy of...

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The state of California, with the 39.56 million in Population and Area of 163,696 square miles, has a net worth over $6 trillion or about $160,000 per resident. The Golden state keeps up 17...
Economic System

Market, Economy, and Cycles, Part 2

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In the previous article, we gave an overview of the emergence of crisis. Next, we will further illustrate how cycles should be dealt with in light of Ray Dalio's analysis of the economic system,...
assets

Socialism will Only Make Income Inequality Worse

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A few weeks ago, the New York Times ran an article regarding the implementation of a “Wealth Tax.” Both Sanders and Warren are fans of this type of levy which would tax the accumulated...
global poverty

The God of Small Things

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Using RCTs, Evidence-Based Action and Economic Plumbing to Understand How Charitable Organizations and Research Groups can Help Solve Global Poverty The Devil in The Details It’s been a long time since we’ve bandied around the devastating...
Data Science

Secret of Capitalism’s Success, from Data Science’s Perspective

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Data scientists perceive the world as data-processing systems, and this view is being increasingly adopted in economics and politics: after all, we think of the economy not as consisting of a myriad of individual...
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Market, Economy and Cycles, Part 1

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In this sharing, we look to better understand the essence of a free-market economy from a more fundamental viewpoint of the market interactions. We also look to understand the cyclic patterns of the economy...
Protection

Not All Protection is Bad

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One thing that we overlook in the dialogue around the trade war narrative that has become a partisan issue is that not all protection is bad. The problem is that if you look at...
Fossil Fuel

Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Environmentally Dangerous & Economically Counterproductive!

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The recent wildfires in the Amazon are not only a burning injustice with long-term socio-economic and ecological implications, it marks a lack of urgency in addressing the anthropogenic causes of climate change despite several...
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Are You Ready for the Periodic Inflection Point? Part 1

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We get used to the present situation easily over time and use the current logic to predict the future – Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates U.S. stocks plummeted with the Federal Reserve's announcement of interest rate...
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Fed Monetary Policy Consider Financial Stability Risk More Broadly, Not Embolden the Trade War!

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The Federal Reserve effectiveness is unjustifiably tested by President Trump, who blames data-dependent monetary policy for a stronger dollar rather than a strong U.S. economy, record low unemployment and a bond bias, driven by...
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We Take Economic Decisions Like It was 1919 and It must Stop!

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Today, we live in a world of abundance, and people are dying for no good reason. No. I’m not being dramatic. Our insistence on keeping things the way they are is killing people. Right now,...
Truck Driver

The Truck Driver Shortage

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Why we have this problem, how it threatens our entire economy, and what we can do to solve it The U.S. Department of Labor recently published a provocative report. They asked, “Is the US labor market...
economy

We Need to Stop Confusing Social Programs with Socialism

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The United States has always had a problem with accepting a true capitalistic, market-driven economy. Americans love to sing the praises of free markets but loathe allowing them to work as intended. We state over...
token economy

An Observation on Crypto Cycles: Is there still a Future for the Token Economy...

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We look at surviving or thriving in this cycle, bitcoin and altcoins adoption, and how gold will be the best investment option for the next paradigm shift. We conclude with our thoughts on the...
crypto market

An Observation on Crypto Cycles: Is there still a Future for the Token Economy...

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We review the crypto market over the past 6 months and analyzed the alteration of the market sentiment from optimism to anxiety by comparing the recent 2 cycles. Last Cycle of the Market In the previous cycle...
China

Four Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Trust China’s GDP Data

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China’s economic growth in recent decades has been truly spectacular, with an average rate of more than 6.5%, and now it is one of the primary sources of global economic growth, despite the recent...
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China Must Economically Surpass America

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If our goal is for every person on the planet to live well, we should encourage less developed countries to increase their citizen’s purchasing power. That means China must eventually surpass America in GDP. For...
Bitcoin

What’s the Minimum Bitcoin’s Price to Make Mining Profitable?

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The first time I had contact with the concept of bitcoin mining was in November 2017 and they were websites that used online mining, which ended up being SPAM. It was one of the...
Digital Economy

In the Digital Economy You are For Sale

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Today, the world’s economies increasingly rely on the production of intangible goods. So, what should businesses do to become more competitive in an information-driven world? And, just (if not more) importantly, how can we...
Logistics

The 21st Century Jobs are in Logistics, not Steel

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President Trump has talked about bringing back steel. A recent tweet asserts, “Our Steel Industry is the talk of the World. It has been given new life, and is thriving. Billions of Dollars is...