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Martin Tillier

Bitcoin Basics: The Economics Of Mining

To the outsider, mining Bitcoin sounds easy. All you do is buy a powerful computer, hook it up and watch while your stack of Bitcoin grows, right? Well not exactly. Computing power such as that... Read >>


Why Do Banks Want Our Deposits? Hint: It's Not To Make Loans

By Ellen Brown Many authorities have said it banks do not lend their deposits. They create the money they lend on their books. Robert B. Anderson, Treasury Secretary under Eisenhower, said it in... Read >>


The Unsustainable State Of The Florida Property Insurance Market, Part I

By RH Analytics Introduction Property insurance is a key factor in how, in defiance of all logic, coastal real estate in Florida became a key economic driver on what is probably the most... Read >>

Weak Guidance To Continue This Earnings Season - Economic Highlights

Stocks rebounded strongly last week, with the S&P 500 gaining in excess of +4% and erasing most of its recent losses. A good enough Q3 earnings season and a still supportive Fed appear to have... Read >>


Munis, Midterms and What to Watch

Midterm elections are just over a week away. While not teeming with the excitement of a presidential election year, there are a few things worth watching as it relates to the municipal market. ... Read >>

Markets Looking To End Week On Strong Note - Economic Highlights

Stocks aren't expected to do much in today's session. But will be closing the week on a very strong footing after a stron rebougnd this week that essentially erased most of recent losses. The... Read >>

InvestorPlace Media

3 Safe, Reliable Utility Stocks

By Lawrence Meyers, InvestorPlace Contributor Let the solar freaks crow all they want. Neither fossil fuels nor standard electricity are going anywhere. There’s a reason solar and wind... Read >>

Martin Tillier

Reflections On A Volatile Week

It doesn’t take a genius to divine that we have been experiencing some unusual volatility in the last few weeks. A correction such as we have seen is not unusual, but this week’s swings between... Read >>

Russian Credit Rating Slashed, Economic Future Remains Dim

By Colin Chilcoat for The struggling Russian economy was short on good news last week as Moody’s Investors Service slashed  the country’s credit rating to its second lowest... Read >>

Steven Hansen

Velocity of Money Slowdown Means No Inflation? - NOT

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