Posts filed under “Currency”

Shit Bitcoin Fanatics Say

Source: YouTube

Category: Currency, Humor, Video

The Collective Delusion that is Bitcoin (and All Currencies)

When I first stated traveling for work, I was surprised and amused by the various currencies I saw. Pre-euro, one would encounter a multitude of paper bills of different sizes and colors, each imprinted with a famous man or woman I probably hadn’t heard of. Imagine that: The locals actually believed these silly pieces of…Read More

Category: Currency, Psychology

Money, Liquidity and Welfare

Category: Currency, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

European Debt Crisis: Visualized

Bloomberg’s ace data visualization team crushes it again; this is an awesome primer:

At the heart of the European debt crisis is the euro, the currency that ties together 17 countries in an intimate manner. So when one country teeters on the brink of financial collapse, the entire continent is at risk. How did such a flawed system come to be? Bloomberg Television and Jonathan Jarvis present “The European Debt Crisis Visualized.”


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Source: Bloomberg, Feb. 12 2014

Category: Credit, Currency, Digital Media, Video

Socialism, Capitalism and Bitcoin

Source: Climateer Investing

Category: Currency, Humor

WSJ: Investors Look Toward Safer Options

Source: WSJ

Category: Currency, Markets

Category: Currency, Think Tank

The Currency Printing Process

Source: Ink Splash

Category: Currency

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Has the Dollar Really Lost 97% of Its Value? (No)

  One of the favorite tropes of the “End the Fed” crowd is the “falling purchasing power of the U.S. dollar.” Google that phrase, and you will be rewarded with 91,100,000 results. (drop the “U.S.” and it doubles to 187,000,000 results). The problem is, nearly all of these arguments are wrong. As Matt Busigin of…Read More

Category: Currency, Data Analysis, Really, really bad calls