Category: Business & Finance

 

Bitcoin and crytpos – is understanding useful?

This is the math behind or under Bitcoin: https://www.coindesk.com/math-behind-bitcoin You could spend your life understanding it – and it wouldn’t help anything. Preamble In this post where I say ‘Bitcoin’ I include all cryptocurrencies as a concept. This exploration is not simply about Bitcoin. It is an exploration of ‘understanding’.Read More

Intrinsic value – what a week!

Well I kid you not – it’s been a crazy week, ending up with me preoccupying myself as I do with uncommon stuff such as ‘intrinsic value’ (again).  I was in London, and I do not wish to be stalked about where in London I might have been – thankRead More

Plagued

Now, did I say I was suffering with ‘the Plague’? I did NOT! It’s a Saturday morning when these thoughts enter my mind; triggered by experiences in the last week but going back over many years. It doesn’t matter where in the world I am now, for Pete’s sake –Read More

Money – Know More, Make More, Give More.

Am I talking about your dreams at night? I am not! This is about people’s aspirations; the things they wish for in their quieter moments – and the things they do not reveal even to their closest (so-called) friends. Just to be clear reading of this blog post and viewingRead More

People deserve what they don’t get

Well, well… what’s this all about now. I’m afraid you’ll have to read on. And if your dog needs a bath (and I don’t know if you who reads this has a dog and I couldn’t care less), then go bathe the dog! What do people not get? Better jobsRead More

Too honest to be true

Alessio Rastani shook up awareness about banking and government in 2011. His honesty was so good that he was accused of being a hoaxer. Who is Alessio Rastani and why you haven’t heard of him before? I dunno why? Perhaps you’ve been too busy shopping, walking dogs, don’t spend timeRead More

The Futures game: exploiting the gap.

My venture into ‘derivatives’ – that evil thing associated with some ‘criminal’ bloke’- has led me to think a lot more about how we assess the future. By way of introduction, futures contracts – in the simplest form – are meant to agree  prices for various things in the futureRead More

Some differences

This will of course be expected to strain the brains of many folk who will go, “Sorry I don’t know anything about it.” And that’s the humans for you; if they know nothing about it then they don’t want to learn about it.

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