Dr. Philip Fischer

Dr. Philip Fischer

New York
Dr. Fischer works on public and private policy issues, combining skills in economics, statistics, law, and science, to help investors identify risks, opportunities, and trends.
Sep
23
Crypto’s lesson in trust—more regulation to come

Crypto’s lesson in trust—more regulation to come

The issue of whether to regulate cryptocurrencies is long past. It is merely a matter of degree at this point.
3 min read
Sep
09
Why is California’s population falling? Income Tax, plus Climate Tax

Why is California’s population falling? Income Tax, plus Climate Tax

California’s history is one of human development in the face of a variable and often hostile environment. The popular
3 min read
Aug
26
The window is closing for crypto regulation

The window is closing for crypto regulation

The crypto market is now mature enough to speculate on its eventual outcome. Here are some possible summary statements. The
3 min read
Aug
19
As Seen on Forbes: 15 Finance Experts Share Smart Strategies For Aspiring Full-Time Freelancers

As Seen on Forbes: 15 Finance Experts Share Smart Strategies For Aspiring Full-Time Freelancers

Freelancers are a special breed. They have drive and skills but have to watch their time. They also need to
Aug
12
As Seen on Forbes: 15 Expert Tips To Help Small-Business Owners Better Manage Financial Risk

As Seen on Forbes: 15 Expert Tips To Help Small-Business Owners Better Manage Financial Risk

Every business can improve its financial risk management. For small businesses, that is critical and requires a plan for cash
Aug
05
Monkeypox is no friend of the Fed

Monkeypox is no friend of the Fed

Why Monkeypox? Why now? Monkeypox is now in eighty countries that do not usually report it being there. The infectious
3 min read
Jul
29
Lemons sour the market for crypto

Lemons sour the market for crypto

Millennials have a reputation for avoiding the purchase of cars. The money they have saved by not owning a car
4 min read
Jul
22
Truth-testing tweets

Truth-testing tweets

Let us start out with the usual set of disclaimers. I do not own, nor have I ever owned any
3 min read
Jul
15
How long will herding support crypto?

How long will herding support crypto?

There is widespread concern about Crypto contagion which far exceeds the market capitalization of the crypto world. The crypto market
4 min read
Jul
08
Crypto gives lessons in emerging tech regulation

Crypto gives lessons in emerging tech regulation

A crypto exchange filing for Chapter 11 is an absolute oxymoron. Seeing a freewheeling, “break something,” cryptocurrency exchange in a
3 min read