Category Archives: Economics

Gold v. Bitcoin? “Gold,” Says Hedge Fund Manager

Gold, not Bitcoin, is the real currency alternative, says Paul Singer. favorite Paul Singer, of Elliott Associates fame, is not quite as taken with the current flavor-of-the-month in alternative currencies according to WSJ and CNBC reports. Singer reportedly wrote … Continue reading

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What To Expect From The Twitter IPO

To no one’s surprise, the Twitter IPO is garnering a tremendous amount of hype, from people calling it the savior of the tech markets v.2 or the biggest ripoff since Ponzi himself.  Facebook was v.1 and we saw how that … Continue reading

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U.S. Economy Magically Expands Due To Statistical Manipulation

It is amazing how much the economy improves when you make stuff up. A change in the way the government accounts for the size of the U.S. economy will result in a 3% increase.  Did the economy expand?  Are more … Continue reading

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