Economics

Market Volatility Ahead: A “Trifecta” of Signals

Three recent developments may lead you to adjust your portfolio: Meanwhile…gold is setting record highs. While Bitcoin and semiconductor stocks have...
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From Fixed to Floating–The Fall of the Bretton Woods System

On every dollar, the US government used to print “Redeemable in gold on demand from the US Treasury,” a statement of...
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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...
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In the Long Run Long-Term Government Bonds Are Safe, But We Are a Long...

Earlier in the year the Swiss National Bank, Switzerland’s central bank, released its latest report. While reading the news covering the...
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Economics = Mathematics + Psychology or My Psychological New Year Wis...

I am an economist-mathematician by training. Therefore, I know that mathematical equations can describe qualitative economic relationships pretty well. That’s the...
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Be prepared for Earnings Season. What you need to know.

Even those investors who are vaguely familiar with the market know that ‘earnings season‘ happens four times a year, with companies...
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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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How Banks Make Money During Economic Changes

Introduction What would happen if your bank refused to return your money upon withdrawal? Saying, “I’m broke”, you’d lose your checking...
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Fiscal Policy v. Monetary Policy

If you want to understand taxes, inflation, spending and interest rates, you should know the difference between fiscal policy and monetary...
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Contemporary Healthcare needs an Open Free Market Access

A marketplace, also called a market, is a business setting where the public gathers together to carry out the trade of...
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Four Outcomes of Monetary Policies

The Fed’s record $8 trillion balance sheet and how can you protect your money. Our rulers have always understood one law....
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What makes a portfolio “ESG”?

Environment – Social – Governance (ESG) Investing has recently had significant interest by institutional and retail investors alike. The idea of...
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