A Bitcoin Story With The Right Incentives and the Wrong Results

Trying to encourage bitcoin use, El Salvador had all the right incentives but still wound up with unintended consequences.

What Our Money Says About Us

When Harriet Tubman becomes the face of the $20 instead of Andrew Jackson, she will show what money can say.

Why We Should Try Not To Expect Inflation

Whether looking at 2022 or 1979, we would see that our inflation expectations can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The Mystery of the Shrinking Pretzel Packages

We have a mystery when we see that corporations are shrinking packages while their CEOs’ inflation expectations are uninformed.

Why Zimbabwe Laundered Money

With a renewed need to launder tattered U.S.dollar bills, we have the return of Zimbabwe inflation and their problematic monetary policy.

Where September 7th Is Bitcoin Day

By adopting Bitcoin as legal tender, El Salvador will be the first nation to say that the cryptocurrency is a national currency.

Why Virgin Galactic Could Remind Us of J.P. Morgan

Debating billionaire power, we can compare J.P. Morgan in 1907 to the impact of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk on space travel.

What the Fed’s Dot Plot Tells Us

We can get some insight about the June 2021 Federal Reserve decisions when we look at the dot plot that displays what officials forecast.

What Can We Learn From Japan?

Looking back at the Japanese economy and ahead at the United States, we can ask if we will have similar fiscal and monetary results.

How the U.S. Mint and a Breath Mint Are Causing Coin Shortages

Hershey’s Breath Saver mints and the U.S. Mint have both contributed to the coin shortages problems that the Federal Reserve is trying to solve.