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The Federal Reserve Keeps Buying Mortgages

Runaway house price inflation continues to characterize the U.S. market. House prices across the country rose 15.8% on average in October 2021 from the year before. U.S. house prices are far over their 2006 Bubble peak, and remain over the Bubble peak even after adjustment for consumer price inflation.

Jan 09, 2022 by Alex J. Pollock - Mises.org
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Electric vehicle stocks tumble after Manchin rejects Biden's climate and social plan Finance News · Dec 22, 2021 by Michael Wayland - CNBC

Shares of electric vehicle companies tumbled Monday following the apparent failure of President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" plan that includes significant incentives for the growing sector. The stocks of EV start-ups such as Lordstown Motors, Faraday Future and Nikola all shed more than 7% Monday.


Axie Infinity Finds Ready Players in Hyperinflation-Racked Venezuela Crypto News · Nov 23, 2021 by Coindesk

That also explains why Axie, a metaverse "play-to-earn," animated-pet-training video game inspired by Pokemon but fueled by cryptocurrency rewards, has surged in popularity over the past year in the South American country.


Fold partners with Niantic to create AR-based Bitcoin rewards app Crypto News · Nov 23, 2021 by Dean Takahashi - GamesBeat

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Fold is launching an augmented reality experience where players can earn Bitcoin in a kind of augmented reality environment.


Gemini Raises $400 Million To Build A Metaverse Outside Facebook's Walled Garden Crypto News · Nov 18, 2021 by Michael del Castillo

After seven years of funding their Gemini cryptocurrency empire out of pocket, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are in the process of signing the last documents on their first round of capital, a $400 million investment that values the New York parent company, Gemini Space Station, LLC, at $7.1 billion.


This Telltale Stock Market Measure Warns A 20% Crash Is Near

A much-watched stock market indicator that called the 2000 crash is signaling expectations are running too hot - setting up investors in many S&P 500 sectors for big disappointment, says a just-released report from Bank of America. Fifteen of the 20 stock metrics BofA monitors signal the S&P 500 is already "statistically expensive."

Nov 17, 2021 by Matt Kranz - Investor's Business Daily
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Crypto Addresses Holding NFTs Worth $532k are Among the Latest Sanctioned by OFAC Crypto News · Nov 09, 2021 by Elliptic Intel

A digital ape, a domain address and virtual land parcels are among the $342.5 million held in cryptoasset wallets subject to new OFAC sanctions - marking the first time that NFTs have been associated with OFAC-sanctioned entities.


Unity is buying Peter Jackson's Weta Digital for over $1.6B Tech News · Nov 09, 2021 by TechCrunch

Unity has just announced its intent to acquire Weta Digital, the legendary visual effects company co-founded by Peter Jackson, for a massive $1.625 billion. Whether or not you recognize the name, you've seen Weta Digital's work. From "Lord of the Rings" to "Avatar̶...


Coding the Fractal Adaptive Volatility Bands Tech Blogs · Nov 05, 2021 by Sofien Kaabar

The great Bollinger Bands are one of the first things we must learn when analyzing time series. This is because of their sound statistical reasoning, their wide adoption across market participants, and their success when deployed in trading strategies. We can also see other variations that resemble the...


Blockchain Real Estate & Tokenization Conference - Florida Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit Tech News · Nov 04, 2021 by Florida Blockchain Summit - Fintech with a Florida Focus

The Florida Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit is getting noticed. Here is just a sample of what the media has to say about this one-of-a-kind event... The Florida Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit is Florida's first "blockchain & fintech in Florida" focused event, highlighting the ever expanding financial technology industry.




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The Politically Correct but False Economics Finance Articles · May 09, 2019 by Tectract

Gordon Gekko: Stop telling lies about me and I'll stop telling the truth about you. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) Scams and rackets, hoaxes and frauds ... are as old as humanity itself. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that over 25 million Americans lose in excess of $2.5 billion to fraud each year.



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Stablecoin issuer Tether pushes back against Bloomberg report

Yesterday, Bloomberg's Businessweek published a feature about Tether's $69 billion stablecoin, or more specifically about its backing assets. A highlight of the piece is the author Zeke Faux's description of Tether as "a company that seemed to be practically quilted out of red flags". One of the things that alarms regulators is its rapid growth.

Oct 08, 2021 by Ledger Insights - Enterprise Blockchain
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Tether: A Nearly $70 Billion Time Bomb Crypto News · Oct 08, 2021 by SeekingAlpha

Are popular crypto stablecoins the next subprime CDOs, or even outright Ponzi schemes? Find out why I advise investors to sell or avoid Tether.


Celo hopes to invest $340m stablecoin asset backing in rainforests Crypto News · Oct 06, 2021 by Ledger Insights - Enterprise Blockchain

Today the Celo blockchain announced the Climate Collective to tokenize rainforests and other similar assets. Over the next four years, it's proposing to invest as much as 40% of the Celo reserve, which underpins the Celo dollar and Euro stablecoins in tokenized rainforests. Celo's cryptocurrency has some high profile investors.


Bank Groups Unite Against Biden's Chinese Communist Pick for Key Regulatory Post Politics News · Oct 06, 2021 by 1BusinessWorld®

"The core of all of this and the source of our most significant concerns is we look at everything that she has said or written publicly, there are bold


Echo3D raises $4M for cloud authoring of 3D, AR, and VR content Crypto News · Oct 05, 2021 by Dean Takahashi

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Echo3D has raised $4 million for cloud authoring of 3D, augmented reality, and virtual reality content for a wide range of applications.


Evergrande has collapsed, next is the Belt-and-Road Initiative

China's economy is going down quickly, even as the Evergrande collapse, and China's real estate crisis unfolds. And now, the Evergrande collapse is also expected to hit the Chinese foreign policy. The Chinese foreign policy is presently dictated by the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) which involves large-scale debt financing by Chinese financial institutions, Chinese State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) and local government financing vehicles.

Oct 04, 2021 by TFIGlobal
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Did The President Of Robinhood Dump All His AMC Stock Right Before They Restricted Trading? Finance News · Sep 30, 2021 by ZeroHedge

It may seem like ancient history now, but back in January the great WallStreetBets short squeeze was all the rage, having sent heavily shorted meme stocks like GME and AMC to unprecedented heights as millions of retail daytraders used their Robinhood account to pile on and buy in wave after seemingly endless wave in the process crushing reputable hedge funds such as Melvin Capital which needed multi-billion capital infusions to avoid being margin called to death.


Blockchain in Real Estate: How Blockchain Can Prevent Land Fraud Crypto News · Sep 28, 2021 by Naveen Joshi - BBN Times

Blockchain technology is revolutionizing real estate industry, from smart contracts, property sale, due diligence to title management. The decentralized ledger technology of blockchain in real estate can help to bring more secure land registry procedures and prevent land fraud.


A Crypto-Trading Hamster Performs Better Than Warren Buffett And The S&P 500 Crypto News · Sep 25, 2021 by Deepa Shivaram

What if we told you there was a hamster who has been trading cryptocurrencies since June - and recently was doing better than Warren Buffett and the S&P 500? Meet Mr. Goxx, a hamster who works out of what is possibly the most high-tech hamster cage in existence.


Ethical? Wife of John Kerry has Millions in China-Based Investments Politics News · Sep 23, 2021 by GOPUSA

New government documents show that John Kerry's wife, heiress of Heinz Ketchup, has millions of dollars in Chinese investments, leaving Biden's climate change envoy facing an ethical dilemma. Kerry's latest filing with the Office of Government Ethics in March shows his wife benefits from an investment of "at least $1 million" in a hedge fund...



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The Sad End Of Jack Ma Inc.

The Chinese government is now doling out some of the best pieces of Ma's business to new "partners" of its choosing, including one of the most corrupt and financially shaky companies in all of China - the notorious and scandal-ridden Huarong Asset Management Co.... It seems like a dark joke.

Jun 11, 2021 by George Calhoun - Forbes
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The Rise and Fall of Bitcoin Billionaire Arthur Hayes Crypto Blogs · Feb 06, 2021 by Adam Ciralsky - Vanity Fair

The BitMEX cofounder created a cryptocurrency exchange that has traded trillions. Now he's wanted by U.S. authorities, and insiders wonder whether he and his partners are villains-or victims of a two-tiered justice system that favors big banks over brash outsiders.


Mystery of $2bn of loans backed by fake gold in China Finance Blogs · Dec 14, 2020 by Nikkei Asia

More than a dozen Chinese financial institutions, mainly trust companies, loaned 20 billion yuan ($2.8 billion) over the past five years to Wuhan Kingold Jewelry Inc. with pure gold as collateral and insurance policies to cover any losses. Kingold is the largest privately owned gold processor in central China's Hubei province.


Shut Down the International Monetary Fund Finance Blogs · Jun 06, 2020 by Dan Mitchell

Do you want to understand the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) pernicious role in the global economy? Here's a simple analogy that will tell you everything you need to know. Let's say you have two friends. Friend A, who continuously gets in financial trouble because of compulsive gambling and alcoholism.


The whole banking system is a scam Finance Blogs · Jan 20, 2020 by Godfrey Bloom - UKIP MEPs

www.ukipmeps.org | Join UKIP: ukip.datawareonline.co.uk/JoinOnline.aspx?type=1 * European Parliament, Strasbourg, 21 May 2013 * Speaker: Godfrey Bloom MEP, UKIP (Yorkshire & Lincolnshire), Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) group - www.godfreybloommep.co.uk * Joint Debate: Banking union - single supervisory mechanism 1.



The Truth About Inflation & Why You're Falling Behind Politics Blogs · Nov 29, 2019 by Nugget's News

The Truth About Inflation & Why You're Falling Behind Has the cost of living gone up? Why does it feel like everything is getting more expensive? Today we look at the way inflation is calculated with the consumer price index. There has also been several changes to the way it's calculated over the years which are very misleading.


Paul Krugman: Always Wrong, Never in Doubt Finance Blogs · Nov 19, 2019 by David Harsanyi via National Review

He's a stopped clock who has yet to be right about Trump. This Thursday, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell told the House Budget Committee that there was "no reason to think, that I can see, that the probability of a downturn is at all elevated."


How to Invest in Water Commodities in 2019 Finance Blogs · Jun 29, 2019 by Brian O'Connell via The Street

Yes, you can invest in water, and there are real-life examples of successful investors who have done so. Take Dr. Michael Burry, played rather eccentrically by the actor Christian Bale in the 2016 film, " The Big Short." In real life, Burry invests in water and the evidence shows that he and other aqua investors are onto something.


Anthony J James on LinkedIn: "Interesting to see the changes over time...notice how many times Bill Gates moves from 1st" Finance Blogs · Jun 02, 2019 by Anthony J James (via LinkedIn)

June 2, 2019: Chart of the World's Richest People Over Time



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The Federal Reserve Keeps Buying Mortgages

Runaway house price inflation continues to characterize the U.S. market. House prices across the country rose 15.8% on average in October 2021 from the year before. U.S. house prices are far over their 2006 Bubble peak, and remain over the Bubble peak even after adjustment for consumer price inflation.

Jan 09, 2022 by Alex J. Pollock - Mises.org
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Electric vehicle stocks tumble after Manchin rejects Biden's climate and social plan

Shares of electric vehicle companies tumbled Monday following the apparent failure of President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" plan that includes significant incentives for the growing sector. The stocks of EV start-ups such as Lordstown Motors, Faraday Future and Nikola all shed more than 7% Monday.

Dec 22, 2021 by Michael Wayland - CNBC
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Axie Infinity Finds Ready Players in Hyperinflation-Racked Venezuela

That also explains why Axie, a metaverse "play-to-earn," animated-pet-training video game inspired by Pokemon but fueled by cryptocurrency rewards, has surged in popularity over the past year in the South American country.

Nov 23, 2021 by Coindesk
Crypto News
Fold partners with Niantic to create AR-based Bitcoin rewards app

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Fold is launching an augmented reality experience where players can earn Bitcoin in a kind of augmented reality environment.

Nov 23, 2021 by Dean Takahashi - GamesBeat
Crypto News
Gemini Raises $400 Million To Build A Metaverse Outside Facebook's Walled Garden

After seven years of funding their Gemini cryptocurrency empire out of pocket, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are in the process of signing the last documents on their first round of capital, a $400 million investment that values the New York parent company, Gemini Space Station, LLC, at $7.1 billion.

Nov 18, 2021 by Michael del Castillo
Crypto News
This Telltale Stock Market Measure Warns A 20% Crash Is Near

A much-watched stock market indicator that called the 2000 crash is signaling expectations are running too hot - setting up investors in many S&P 500 sectors for big disappointment, says a just-released report from Bank of America. Fifteen of the 20 stock metrics BofA monitors signal the S&P 500 is already "statistically expensive."

Nov 17, 2021 by Matt Kranz - Investor's Business Daily
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Crypto Addresses Holding NFTs Worth $532k are Among the Latest Sanctioned by OFAC

A digital ape, a domain address and virtual land parcels are among the $342.5 million held in cryptoasset wallets subject to new OFAC sanctions - marking the first time that NFTs have been associated with OFAC-sanctioned entities.

Nov 09, 2021 by Elliptic Intel
Crypto News
Unity is buying Peter Jackson's Weta Digital for over $1.6B

Unity has just announced its intent to acquire Weta Digital, the legendary visual effects company co-founded by Peter Jackson, for a massive $1.625 billion. Whether or not you recognize the name, you've seen Weta Digital's work. From "Lord of the Rings" to "Avatar̶...

Nov 09, 2021 by TechCrunch
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