Currency

Physical Gold, Paper Gold, Digital Gold: Will Scarcity Finally Rule in...

An unexpected outbreak of the latest military conflict between Israel and the Palestinians on October 7, 2023 was once again sending...
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A Visual History of Gold (and Silver): Money, a Barbarous Relic, a Go-...

There are rumors circulating in the financial community that the BRICS countries are poised to announce the creation of a new...
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FedNow Is Here

The FedNow Service Goes Live In July If you like this content follow me here The Federal Reserve is set to launch...
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How to Become Rich the Swiss Way: Applying Macroeconomics and Geopolit...

The currency market, also known as the foreign exchange market, has recently reached a significant milestone with the exchange rate of...
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Eurovision, King Dollar, Bitcoin, and Other Victims of Popularity

To be honest, I have never watched the Eurovision Song Contest. For our readers living outside Europe, I can explain that...
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Central Banks Will Issue Digital Currencies

Money continues to evolve in this new world of meme stocks and NFTs. Money is no longer just physical coins and...
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Value of Currency, Gold vs. Fiat; The Genuine and Spurious

Money is a verifiable document commonly admitted as payment for goods and services or repayment of debts. It functions as a...
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LIBOR: An Enthralling Saga!

From creating history to becoming history LIBOR is one of the most important benchmark interest rates at which borrowings take place...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook: Part 2

Facebook’s choice to issue a centralized, semi-anonymous, permissioned token (Libra) is puzzling. First, Facebook’s understanding of the concept of modern money...
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Cash is king, more potent than we think

On March 12, 2020, on the eve of President Trump declaring COVID-19 a national emergency, the New York Times reported that...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook – Part I

In 2019, Facebook crossed a red line. The company announced the Libra project. Before digging into Libra, let’s get a very...
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Decentralized Finance: Future or Farce?

Decentralized Finance, often referred to as DeFi if you’re really short on letters, is a form of finance that doesn’t rely...
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