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Terrible Tens?
Terrible Tens?

Every parent is familiar with the ‘terrible two’s’, that unruly age when formerly sweet toddlers suddenly become tempestuous two-year old terrors. In recent weeks, bond investors have endured their…

Why the Economy Should be Worried about Current Inflation
Why the Economy Should be Worried about Current Inflation

Current inflation is drifting around 10% and its impact is undoubtedly felt within the economy: rising energy bills, rising petrol prices and a forever increasing Freddo price (Consumer price…

Odour an ethical marketing strategy?
Odour an ethical marketing strategy?

Even though the human brain only accounts for 2% of our body weight, it consumes 20% of the energy required by our body to function. As a result, the brain develops algorithms and eventually goes…

IMF Staff Concludes Staff Visit with Nigeria
IMF team led by Ms. Jesmin Rahman
IMF Staff Concludes Staff Visit with Nigeria IMF team led by Ms. Jesmin Rahman

Real GDP growth is broadening to all sectors except oil, but inflation remains elevated; The economic outlook is challenging with high food prices raising food security concerns. An International…

The Power to Nourish or Injure
The Power to Nourish or Injure

One person observed that the prevailing problem in our socio-political environment is that anyone and everyone is fixated on the question, “What’s in it for me (and mine)?” However, I do not begrudge…

3-Min. Weekly Market Sentiment Wrap-Up — June 18th
3-Min. Weekly Market Sentiment Wrap-Up — June 18th

While maybe painful, the current environment is just fascinating to watch. I bought my first stock in Feb 2018, a little while after turning 18. Since then, I’ve pretty much only evolved in a super…

【課程評價】110-2 郭漢豪 經濟學與計量經濟學專題
【課程評價】110-2 郭漢豪 經濟學與計量經濟學專題

期中考後:各種Paper、Bradley Efron《Large-Scale Inference Empirical Bayes Methods for Estimation, Testing, and Prediction》、J.S. Maritz & T. Lwin《Empirical Bayes Methods with Applications》…

Web3 and Prostitute Investment Advisors
Web3 and Prostitute Investment Advisors

Technology, by nature, is deflationary. We had a mechanism to sop up all of the panic buying that would’ve went into gold under the last easy-money Federal Reserve cycle, with a finite supply too. It…

What is Going on With Inflation in the US?
What is Going on With Inflation in the US?

Inflation in the US is at an all time high. Not since the OPEC oil crisis in the 1970s has inflation been this elevated. That period was followed by a deep recession as the Federal Reserve hiked…

Give the real estate capitalists some credit!
Give the real estate capitalists some credit!

I recently stumbled upon a very amusing thread by Jason Harrison about market omniscience. Here it is: Although Jason probably did not intend for this thread to be anything more than just funny, I…

Let’s Strike Like The 70's
Let’s Strike Like The 70's

Militant Union leaders are pressing ahead with some of the biggest set of strikes in over 3 decades, and other unions such as teachers and nurses are flirting with the idea of a general strike. They…

Capital: Fixed or Fair?
Capital: Fixed or Fair?

In economics, time is divided into two realms: the short term, and the long term. The distinction between the two is that in the long run, everything is variable and subject to change. In the short…

What Leftists Need To Understand About Inflation
What Leftists Need To Understand About Inflation

Leftists are politically conscious individuals who advocate for the interests of the Working Class. One of the greatest challenges they face is answering the misleading narratives that Wall Street…

Can we avoid green collateral damage from rising interest rates?
Can we avoid green collateral damage from rising interest rates?

By Asker Voldsgaard (UCL IIPP), Florian Egli (Zürich ETH) and Hector Pollitt (University of Cambridge) Classic monetary theory implies that raising interest rates is an effective way to counter…

What does a recession mean for you?
What does a recession mean for you?

A recession is a national issue — but it impacts us all individually. For many, a recession could mean economic strife. For others, it presents economic opportunities. Recessions are periods of…

The EU Imposes tariffs on Chinese Aluminium Imports
The EU Imposes tariffs on Chinese Aluminium Imports

The European Union placed a duty on aluminum products imported from chinese producers, a duty is a tax which is placed on certain imported goods or services or transactions by the government of the…