Will the Republic be Redeemed? Part Two

The evolution of the role of the Federal Reserve as the U.S. central bank and how paper money came to be accepted as legal tender with a stable value, exchangeable into gold, can be traced to the first half of the 19th century.

The Five Laws of Gold: The Richest Man in Babylon, Part 4 of 9

Photo credit: jb Today we’ll continue on the journey of examining the lessons of George S. Clason’s exceptional book The Richest Man in Babylon. If you’d like to start back at the first lesson, you can find it here. Today’s lesson is from the chapter entitled “The Five Laws of Gold”. The Five Laws of […]

Mission Protocol

Business is the most important way in which human beings cooperate. In his Philosophical Letters, Voltaire explained to his French compatriots how the British had achieved religious toleration by focusing on business: Go into the London Stock Exchange – a more respectable place than many a court – and you will see representatives from all […]

Pension holders don't understand their providers' net-zero goals, survey finds

Yet net zero targets are supported when explained, with many pension holders considering divestment around climate change, LGIM survey finds Nearly nine in ten (87 per cent) defined contribution pension holders do not appreciate the importance of net zero targets, largely due to a lack of understanding, according to a survey by Legal & General […]

Sportsbet.io Celebrates Euro 2020 With One Million Euros in Prizes

One of the biggest events on the international football calendar, Euro 2020 is finally here. After an understandable but disappointing postponement due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Europe’s biggest International tournament has begun. To celebrate the return of Europe’s summer festival of football, Sportsbet.io is offering up more than one million euros worth of prizes […]

'Going further': Burberry vows to be 'climate positive' by 2040

British fashion brand accelerates its supply chain emissions reduction targets as it pledges to invest in climate solutions outside of its value chain Burberry has beefed up its sustainability agenda, pledging late last week that it would become a ‘climate positive’ company by 2040 by investing in climate adaptation and mitigation initiatives outside of its […]

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards: Entry deadline extended to this Friday

In response to popular demand, deadline for all entries for the UK’s most prestigious sustainable business awards has been extended by one week The deadline for entries for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2021 has been extended by one week to 5pm on Friday 18th June, in response to popular demand. BusinessGreen received a significant number […]

IETA: Industry expects carbon prices to rise on back of pandemic recovery

Annual survey of International Emissions Trading Association highlights growing optimism for carbon markets worldwide in 2020s Companies involved in carbon trading systems around the world are increasingly confident CO2 prices will rise over the coming decade in response to ever more ambitious climate policy regimes, with the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic in particular expected […]

Student Loans: 6 Reasons to Refinance Now

Wondering if now is the time to refinance your federal loans currently receiving student loan COVID-19 relief? Under normal times, most doctors refinance their federal student loans as soon as they no longer qualify for the Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) subsidies and know they are not attempting to receive student loan forgiveness through […]

Intertemporal substitution isn’t always good

“Because of the lockdown, we couldn’t have invited many people and therefore wouldn’t have needed to spend too much money. We would have saved the money that is ordinarily spent on paying for the tents, halwai (caterer), band baja. We would have been able to save a few lakhs. Because of the lockdown, we could […]

Kraken Daily Market Report for June 13 2021

Overview Total spot trading volume at $1.11 billion, the 30-day average is $2.43 billion. Total futures notional at $384.2 million. The top five traded coins were, respectively, Bitcoin (+9.8%), Ethereum (+5.9%), Tether (0%), Cardano (+5.5%), and USDC (+0%). Strong returns from Mina (+23%) and Keep (+21%). June 13, 2021  $1.11B traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP, CHF, AUD  BTC $39034. ↑9.8% $477.1M ETH $2509.9 ↑5.9% $250.2M USDT $1.0001 ↓0.01% $159.5M ADA $1.5589 ↑5.5% $68.6M USDC $1.0001 ↑0.0% $39.8M DOT $22.075 ↑6.5% $31.9M […]

Markets in everything Japanese melon pan mask edition

Melon pan is not only delicious, but one Japanese company also thinks it can make a good mask. Osaka-based experimental think tank Goku no Kimochi The Labo has created “Mask Pan” or “Mask Bread” after college students from Fukuoka and Okinawa decided they want to sniff the smell of bread all the time. What better way to do that than wearing […]

The Wizard Of Oz: The Dark Reality That The Deep State Hides From The World

The Wizard Of Oz: The Dark Reality That The Deep State Hides From The World Authored by Andrew Korybko via OneWorld.press, The world’s permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies (“deep states”) together with their perception managers in the Mainstream Media and the education system are hiding a very dark reality from everyone that’s much more […]

These Are The Nicest New Cars The Average Buyer In Each State Can Afford

These Are The Nicest New Cars The Average Buyer In Each State Can Afford Like homes, new cars have become prohibitively expensive in 2021 as a shortage of critical microprocessors has forced millions of Americans to instead settle for a used car. Unfortunately, Americans have generally been forced to pay more for used cars, leaving […]

TA: Bitcoin Prints Bullish Pattern, Why Dips Turn Attractive For BTC

Bitcoin price formed a base above $35,000 and started a fresh increase against the US Dollar. BTC broke the $38,000 resistance and it even traded close to $40,000. Bitcoin started a fresh increase above the $38,000 and $38,500 resistance levels. The price is currently well above $38,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There […]

Financial Blowout Ahead: Lobotomized Economists Clash On The Deck Of The Titanic

Financial Blowout Ahead: Lobotomized Economists Clash On The Deck Of The Titanic Authored by Matthew Ehret via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Under the new world order of “stakeholder capitalism” citizens will learn to own nothing and be happy… As the geniuses running the western financial bubble sometimes called an “economy” continue to double down on […]