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Dedollarization and Inflation
What we are told about dedollarization and inflation is backwards.
Fear Hustlers and Alarmist Pimps
Original archived Adapted from a post on the Bitcoin Fundamentals Report #200 Usually, it is the mainstream media selling doom and gloom. "If it bleeds, it leads," as the old adage goes. But, we're in a weird time. The last few months, I've noticed it is the alternative media, the
Bitcoin Maximalism is Economic Stoicism
Original version of this article was part of the Bitcoin Fundamentals Report #199. Archived The fallout of the Nic Carter temper tantrum continues, and has morphed into a fight over the term "bitcoin maximalism". He went on a podcast bashing bitcoiners, saying they were holding him back all along and
Understanding The Interest Rate Fallacy: The Risks Of Holding Fiat
The belief that low rates lead people to borrow more and expand credit, or are stimulus, is wrong.
Yield Curve Control Skepticism
Is Yield Curve Control (YCC) going to happen in the US, and if so, what will it look like?
13th Century Interest Rates
Original archived Author: Kent Polkinghorne Source material: A History of Interest Rates, Fourth Edition by Sidney Homer and Richard Sylla (1963, 2005). This book covers interest rate history dating back to ancient times and contains very interesting charts, tables, and analysis which I will attempt to modernize and summarize. This
Fungibility of Bitcoin
Original archived As bitcoin matures, it runs into periods of greater debate about its monetary attributes. Of course, the most often discussed is scarcity because bitcoin's greatest characteristic is its fixed supply. A close second most popular attribute is fungibility and the closely related topic of privacy, which is the