Finance

Declining GDP, Skyrocketing National Debt, and a New Technology That C...

The financial wreckage that the COVID-19 crisis leaves behind will be devastating and long lasting. Already economists are debating whether the...
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Want A Good Acquisition? 5 Ways Startups Can Get A Win-Win

A crisis puts pressure on both slowing down and accelerating startup acquisitions. Slows down because many acquirers, especially corporates, become more...
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Turning Dollars into Dimes: Time-Tested Options Strategies for Losing ...

Creating great options strategies is a process of trial and error. This article is about those errors. Bad Strategy #1 — Selling Naked...
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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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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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