Category: Economics

The Future is Coming – Get Ready for it!

  Aloha friends, I’m glad to be able to focus on positive changes to our future – there’s a link at the bottom that explains why the picture above is a happy one. Each week, I’ll send out a few links and maybe some thoughts on what is happening...

What I’m Reading: The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson

My quest to understand the world we live in continues to focus on capital and finance with The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson, like another book I recently read and reviewed, Money – this was written on the eve of a major financial catastrophe – though Ferguson, to...

The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous – An Honest Review

The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous Published by Wiley Publishing. April 24, 2018 I had seen quite a few quotes from this book on #cryptotwitter (just go to Twitter and type in that hashtag) and most of what I had seen or heard had been broadly favorable. I’d avoided...

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Hariri – An Honest Review

I just finished reading Sapiens by Yuval Noah Hariri.  In my life, I’ve read many thousands of books. This is the one I wish everyone would read. Seriously. It had a few issues – but ultimately – at this moment in time, if someone were to ask me “What...

Andrew Yang’s The War on Normal People – An Honest Review

  Andrew Yang is running for President of the United States in 2020. He’s a smart, driven, and successful guy who you should vote for and who you should follow on Twitter at @andrewyangVFA – the VFA there stands for Venture for America – a non-profit he started during...

Antichrist News September 13, 2020 – Covid and Politics

Week of 9/13/2020   In memorium of those who died on 9-11 and the millions of Iraqi, Syrian, Afgani, Libyan, and other children who died as a result of our incoherent and selfish response to a terrorist attack carried out by Saudi Arabian extremists. Global Covid Cases: 29,055, 013...

Antichrist2020 News Week Ending September 06, 2020

Week ending 09/06/20 Global Covid Cases: 27,158,685 Global Covid Deaths: 885,129 New Deaths: 36,664 avg of 5238 per day down from last week’s 5450 per day US Covid Cases: 6,440,816 US Covid Deaths: 192,956 New Deaths: 6012 859 per day down from 937 last week – but as noted...

Antichrist 2020 News – Week Ending August 30, 2020

Week ending 8/31/20 Global Covid Cases: 25,282,859 Global Covid Deaths: 848,465 810317 New Deaths: 38,148 an average of 5450 per day, down from last week’s 5640 per day average US Covid Cases: 6,147,967 US Covid Deaths: 180,384 – 186,944 New Deaths: 6560 – average of 937- down from 1078...

News Update for Week Ending August 24, 2020

Week ending 8/24/20 Global Covid Cases: 23,475,619 Global Covid Deaths: 810,317 New Deaths: 39,481 an average of 5,640 per day, up slightly from last week’s 5590 per day average US Covid Cases: 5,855,818 US Covid Deaths: 180,384 – 172,836 New Deaths: 7548 – average of 1078- just slightly down...

News Update for Week of 8/16/2020

Week ending 8/16/20 Global Covid Cases: 21,715,859 Global Covid Deaths: 770836 New Deaths: 39,131 an average of 5,590 per day, down slightly from last week’s 5,845 per day average US Covid Cases: 5,541,022 US Covid Deaths: 172,836 New Deaths: 7576 – average of 1082 – just slightly up from...

Weekly Update for Week ending August 9, 2020 – Pandemic and Politics

8/9/20 Global Covid Cases: 19,918,914 Global Covid Deaths: 731,705 New Deaths: 40,918 – 5,845 per day average – about the same as last week’s 5724 but a little higher US Covid Cases: 5,165,337 US Covid Deaths: 165,260 New Deaths: 7,166 – 1024 per day dying average – down just...

The History of the World and the Three Religions Which Rule It

I’m extremely bothered by the way we exist. It’s taken me a long time to realize that most people either don’t notice, don’t care, or are too busy trying to make a decent life for themselves or their loved ones to be able to spend time on these things....

News Summary for Week of July 02, 2020

8/02/2020 0700 HST Global Covid Cases: 18,134,406 Global Covid Deaths: 690,787 New Deaths: 40,065 average of 5724 per day – this is down slightly from last week’s 6235 US Covid Cases: 4,783,757 US Covid Deaths: 158,094 New Deaths: 8537 average of 1,220 per day, up significantly from last week’s...

News Update for Week of 7/26/2020

7/26/2020 Global Covid Cases: 16,306,788 Global Covid Deaths: 650,122 New Deaths: 43,648 avg of 6235 per day up from 5340 last week US Covid Cases: 4,336,782 US Covid Deaths: 149,557 New Deaths: 6631 avg of 947 per day up from 764 last week Hawaii Covid Cases: 1620 Hawaii Covid...

News Roundup for Week ending July 12, 2020

This is my weekly news roundup for the week of 7/12/20/   World Covid Cases: 12,925,331 World Covid Deaths: 569,097 (34084 newly dead – 4,869/day – from 4639 last week) :   US. Covid Cases: 3,380,429 US Covid Deaths: 137576 (5189 newly dead – 741 deaths per day from...

The Biggest Transfer of Wealth in World History Part 1

The stock market crash caused by the pandemic was the largest transfer of wealth in the history of the world. That wealth went exactly the oppossite of how most people (99.99%) should want it. It went directly from the bottom to the top. As I write, Trump and the...

People Seem Pretty Sure We’re Past the Worst of the Pandemic

I’m going to tell you now – what you are seeing is confirmation bias. People are seeing what they want to see, just like I saw that the economy would drop twice as hard as it did (so far). I’m not sure what people are smoking, but it’s definitely...