Economy

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
01
Willie Sutton likes crypto

Willie Sutton likes crypto

Willie Sutton was a quintessential American bank robber, a kind of “best-in-class” criminal. He was one of the first members
3 min read
Jun
24
The liquidity quake in crypto

The liquidity quake in crypto

A one-two punch in liquidity is hitting the economy and the prospect of a recession is surging as a result.
3 min read
Jun
24
As Seen on Forbes: 15 Ways To Protect And Build Business Credit In A Financial Crisis

As Seen on Forbes: 15 Ways To Protect And Build Business Credit In A Financial Crisis

Businesses of all sizes are suddenly facing the prospects of a recession and perhaps even worse over the next year
Jun
17
Now for the economic yoyo

Now for the economic yoyo

The Federal Reserve Bank just raised Fed Funds rates 75 basis points after a shock realization that the economy was
3 min read
Jun
03
Crypto cannot help the Fed

Crypto cannot help the Fed

The cryptocurrency market has received a withering barrage of criticism during the last month, especially given the failure of some
3 min read
May
13
Yes, Terra was very like Lehman Brothers

Yes, Terra was very like Lehman Brothers

The failure of Terra (UST), the stablecoin, was very akin to the Lehman Brothers default. In fact, it was more
3 min read
May
06
The Fed has spoken – RIP for the Magic Money Tree

The Fed has spoken – RIP for the Magic Money Tree

The Fed responded to the chaos of inflation, European war, and continuing Covid in Asia. The Federal Reserve Bank raised
4 min read
Mar
18
Guns, Covid-19, and Inflation

Guns, Covid-19, and Inflation

Europe’s wars are our wars. And the Ukraine war compounds our Covid war, which is still, to varying degrees
4 min read
Mar
11
As Seen on Forbes: How To Attract And Keep Employees Satisfied In The ‘Great Resignation’

As Seen on Forbes: How To Attract And Keep Employees Satisfied In The ‘Great Resignation’

The Great Resignation is alive and well and has many aspects to it, only some of which are monetary. Look