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Gruhub listings aren’t want they should be; the art of pawning; the problem with Gini; plus much more...
Why a mass global pandemic is just the means to a better end if you’re a cryptocurrency investor.
A bold new UK policy is set to transform corporate trash management and associated markets; but will the new rules stoke or curb the industry’s waste crime problem?
Society needs the knowledge to be able to cope without power for extended periods
Malta’s blockchain visions; Woke coke; Davos burnout clinics; plus much more...
Would you rather global societal breakdown occurred by climate change or mass energy poverty? Or none of the above?
A big waste bill; A world without pain; Markets in posthumous possibilities, plus much more...
Introducing a new series focused on the unintended consequences of morally motivated market actions: because the road to hell is often paved with good intentions.
Elon, you’re a star.
Buying online might be tempting but we cannot be sustainable without some inconvenience
Conspiring slowly; the truth about journalism careers; tracking your pre-schoolers; plus much more...
Martin Armstrong, the market forecaster and former felon, is waging a war on MMT. But getting the details will cost you.
Tipping Uber drivers; digitising JFK bullets; the 2010s in memes; plus much more...
Regulators and privacy campaigners united in distrust of Facebook’s cryptocurrency
Vogue christmases; zero privacy; recycling shams and more...
Bezos’ first order; why banks do not create money out of thin air; mega-authored academic papers; plus much, much more...
Does anyone really understand the convoluted and labyrinthine nature of the repo market?
We are seeing a return to competition that differentiates on quality rather than just price
Why nursing shortages exist; McKinsey and the presidential candidate; Eau d’Captain Birdseye; plus much, much more...
When you unpack the structures, there’s not a lot of difference between an ETF and a stablecoin.
Recruiting and employing a carer for your children is more costly and complex than many imagine
Why Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is just another pathway back to version 1.0 of the financial system.
Why the normal rules of competition might not apply at the zero price point.
“Oh my god: the central banks will corner the entire equity market! Unless something (like actual growth) stops them.”
Hyperflexible models allow companies to cherry-pick the most productive workers