When the digits that appear frequently in national accounting figures, spreadsheets, and earnings reports are missing, then we can say we have suspicious numbers.
#TBT: With General Electric leaving the Dow Industrial Average, today is a perfect time to look back at Charles Dow, Eddie Jones, and the Dow that GE joined in 1896.
Asking if bitcoin is a security, a commodity, money, or property, we get a list of different answers that lead us to regulatory questions.
As Greek bailout talks continue, European monetary officials are also concerned that a Greek statistician could receive a life sentence for reporting accurate macroeconomic statistics.
Soon, the credit card signature will be extinct and so too will another transaction “cost” that made spending money a little more difficult.
Looking at voting preferences, researchers uncovered a surprising change in attitudes about Israeli/Palestinian conflict resolution from new investors.
Whether looking at 1637 or 2000, markets and financial bubbles always seem to find each other. As a surge in demand pushes prices up, the result resembles a bubble because it is full of air rather than value.
We can get the most latte for our loot in Cairo. At the equivalent of $1.53, a Cairo tall latte is close to one-half the $3.45 price of one in the U.S. On the other hand, a tall latte in Zurich…
Although it is a virtual currency, Bitcoin’s huge electricity consumption is very real when we consider the land, labor, and capital its computers require.