Finance

How the NFL Encourages Fair Competition

The NFL shows how a closed market increases competition while a free market only works for a dominant minority The NFL...
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Is inequality unequal?

There is a Polish saying that, for a poor one, the wind always blows into the eyes. There are similar English...
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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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How Startups Can Help Fix Our Broken Healthcare Infrastructure —...

A pandemic exposes the flaws in our society, healthcare very much included. While meaningful improvements require all 5 Ps — Payors,...
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emergency fund, finance, strong, thrive

The greatest financial lesson from the current pandemic

The lockdown due to the current health crisis has impacted everyone mentally, physically and financially. However, the financial impact from the...
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Digital Money

Digital Currency – What does it take to launch a CBDC?

China’s digital yuan has been in the WORKS SINCE 2014. The launch date, however, still remains unknown The Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank,...
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Capitalism and Fake Modernity

Capitalism is a type of economy in which wealth is privatized, as individuals own the means of producing goods and earn...
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Buybacks and infinite supply of money

Stock buybacks and why we all pay for them.

We entered 2020 on the back of record-high debt burdens, geopolitical tensions, elections and a climate war. Not even 3 months...
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The Sharpe Ratio Paradox: Why Still Invest In Venture Capital?

Sharpe ratio is a way of quantifying returns based on risk, specifically it is the average return earned in excess of...
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short-term investment options of 2020

Handpicked resources for the best short-term investment options of 202...

Investing is a great way to increase your net wealth. If you have saved a good amount of money by following...
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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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Using Google Search Trends to Predict Initial Jobless Claims

For several years now, my focus has been on using alternative data of many kinds to predict macroeconomic statistics. When ran...
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