QE Begins to Slow — Federal Reserve Reveals Winding Down of Corporate Bond Purchases

Beijing to Disperse $6 Million in Digital Yuan in a Red Envelope Lottery

South Africa Reserve Bank Commences Retail CBDC Feasibility Study

Data Suggests Fed’s MBS Operations and Wall Street Investors Behind Inflated US Real Estate Market

The Federal Reserve and America’s big banks have significantly inflated home prices across the U.S. according to a number of statistics. In many towns across the nation, home sales are facing bidding wars and certain regions are seeing property shortages. One report notes that homebuyers are bidding against “pension funds and Wall Street types,†as […]

Biden Economics: US Jobs Report Lackluster, Unemployment Extensions Hammer Supply Chain, Americans Want More Stimulus

Recent headlines in numerous publications claim the U.S. economy is set for rapid expansion and a “post Covid boom†thanks to Joe Biden’s economic plans. However, contradicting reports identify certain struggling elements, such as the supply chain, which have been ravaged by bureaucratic mandates, and suggest a bleaker circumstance entirely. Biden Administration Scrambles After a […]

Crypto Derivatives Exchange FTX Starts Offering Lumber Futures Amidst Commodities Price Boom

FTX, one of the largest derivatives exchanges, has started to offer lumber-based futures markets for its customers, given the recent interest in speculating on commodities prices. Lumber has been one of the key commodities that have skyrocketed in price during these last months, affecting and halting many building projects all across the U.S. FTX Starts […]

Fed to Keep Rates Near Zero, Treasury Purchases to Continue, Powell Expects ‘Transitory’ Inflation

In a policy meeting on Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve told the public that monetary easing will continue and the benchmark interest rate will be kept near zero. Just like previous statements from Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members, the committee within the central bank is not concerned about inflation and says that it should […]

The Global Economy Comes Before Savers: ECB President Christine Lagarde Defends Negative Interest Rates

The European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde is keeping the central bank’s monetary easing policies unchanged according to her statements from a press conference last Thursday. Moreover, the central bank’s Twitter account recently shared a video of Lagarde defending negative interest rates, as the bank’s President stresses that they “support companies and people in the […]

Joe Biden’s Proposal to Double Capital Gains Tax Rate Shakes Financial Markets

The Biden administration has revealed plans to raise taxes on investors who are millionaires according to a flurry of recent reports. President Joe Biden wants to overhaul the U.S. economy in order to help fund American childcare and education. Biden’s proposal will almost double the current capital gains tax rate from 20% to 39.6%, and […]

Coalition of US Senators Press President Biden for a Fourth Round of Stimulus Checks

While Americans are still getting their third stimulus payments, discussions of tacking on a fourth round of direct payments to Joe Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure proposal have started trending. Just recently, a coalition led by Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden and over a dozen Democratic leaders wrote a letter to President Biden asking to get “much-needed […]

US President Biden Pushes for More Stimulus, One Million ‘Plus-up’ Payments Go out This Week

U.S. politicians are talking about stimulus again in order to bolster American jobs and President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan. At the end of last week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki explained that Biden would meet with bipartisan members of Congress on Monday in order to push his proposal. According to reports, Biden’s proposed plan […]

US President Biden Pushes for More Stimulus, One Million ‘Plus-up’ Payments Go out This Week

U.S. politicians are talking about stimulus again in order to bolster American jobs and President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan. At the end of last week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki explained that Biden would meet with bipartisan members of Congress on Monday in order to push his proposal. According to reports, Biden’s proposed plan […]

Jamaica Plans to Pilot a Central Bank Crypto, CBDC to Work Alongside Notes and Coinage

While a number of countries are working on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), on Tuesday, the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) announced it will soon be piloting a CBDC project. The BoJ is working with a firm called Ecurrency Mint Incorporated and plans to pilot the cryptocurrency in May. Jamaican CBDC to Pilot this May Jamaica, […]

Report: JP Morgan Boss ‘Not Happy’ as Capital Positions Exemption for Big Banks Ends

On March 19, 2021, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board published a press release that detailed the temporary supplementary leverage ratio easements will be expiring as scheduled. U.S. banks will no longer have the relaxed capital requirements they once held since the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak. Despite Wall Street’s Protest Federal Regulators Deny SLR Extension […]

Report: JP Morgan Boss ‘Not Happy’ as Capital Positions Exemption for Big Banks Ends

On March 19, 2021, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board published a press release that detailed the temporary supplementary leverage ratio easements will be expiring as scheduled. U.S. banks will no longer have the relaxed capital requirements they once held since the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak. Despite Wall Street’s Protest Federal Regulators Deny SLR Extension […]

1.2 Billion People Live Under Double-Digit Inflation, ‘Many Have Found Escape in Bitcoin’ Says HRF’s Alex Gladstein

While central banks are focusing on creating more stimulus and economists expect inflation in the U.S. to rise, a number of other countries are suffering from considerable inflation right now. On Monday, the chief strategy officer for the Human Rights Foundation, Alex Gladstein, explained that 1.2 billion global citizens are living under inflation rates as […]

1.2 Billion People Live Under Double-Digit Inflation, ‘Many Have Found Escape in Bitcoin’ Says HRF’s Alex Gladstein

While central banks are focusing on creating more stimulus and economists expect inflation in the U.S. to rise, a number of other countries are suffering from considerable inflation right now. On Monday, the chief strategy officer for the Human Rights Foundation, Alex Gladstein, explained that 1.2 billion global citizens are living under inflation rates as […]

‘The Fed Is Trapped’- Erratic Bond Markets, Exhausted Supplies, Analyst Says Tsunami of Treasury Issuances Underway

The U.S. Federal Reserve is in a predicament as fiscal deficits erode the American economy and the nation is seeing a spike in benchmark 10-year Treasury yields. Meanwhile, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed zero worries about inflation during an interview at a Wall Street Journal Jobs Summit on Thursday. Powell didn’t explain when the […]

An Aggregated List of Cryptocurrency ‘Fair Values’ in 2021 Gives a Different Perspective

During the last decade, cryptocurrency users have leveraged a number of coin market capitalization aggregators, in order to check in on a crypto asset’s price and the project’s overall market valuation. However, there’s also a number of crypto price aggregators that follow a different method of recording market caps, in contrast to multiplying the supply […]

Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Proposes a National Cryptocurrency but It Won’t Replace the Dollar

An Ecuadorian presidential candidate hinted at creating a cryptocurrency in the country as part of its government agenda. Giovanny Andrade said that the national crypto aims to “facilitate†transactions across the country. Crypto Could Be Backed by Gold During an interview with Primicias, Andrade, representing the Union Ecuatoriana party, believes its cryptocurrency idea is a […]

Crypto Long & Short: Bitcoin Is More Than a Hedge Against Inflation – It’s a Hedge Against ‘Crazy’

As the year that felt like a decade on speed starts to draw to a welcome close, some of us are starting to try to make sense of the timeline of narratives and events. Most of us (myself included) are failing. And that in itself is an intriguing narrative, that sheds light on bitcoin’s rally. […]

The Great Reset Agenda: ‘Bitcoin Is a Decentralized and Rational Strategy to Opt-Out’

Every single day the conversation about the Great Reset continues to amplify. More recently, mainstream media publications have been publishing rebuttals in response to the many skeptics of this agenda who believe the reboot propaganda is meant to install a new world order. The American broadcaster Max Keiser is telling a few countries to get […]

The Great Reset Agenda: ‘Bitcoin Is a Decentralized and Rational Strategy to Opt-Out’

Every single day the conversation about the Great Reset continues to amplify. More recently, mainstream media publications have been publishing rebuttals in response to the many skeptics of this agenda who believe the reboot propaganda is meant to install a new world order. The American broadcaster Max Keiser is telling a few countries to get […]

Restaurant Chain That Converted Cash Reserves Into Bitcoin Says Gold’s Safe Haven Days Are Numbered

A great number of companies have been converting cash reserves into bitcoin during the last few months. At the end of August, the Mediterranean restaurant chain Tahini’s announced the Canadian company converted all of their cash reserves into bitcoin. On Friday, Tahini’s tweeted about the recent crypto reserve conversion, as the team recalled telling the […]

As Citizens Suffer Central Banks Flush Trading Houses With Trillions, Ease Corporate Strains

Central banks across the world have been increasing stimulus and letting inflation run high in order to combat the disastrous economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak response. The Bank of Japan has recently become the country’s largest stockholder and the European Central Bank is prepared to expand its colossal stimulus program. Meanwhile, Federal Reserve Chair […]

Hyperinflation and Rent Controls – 2020’s Telltale Signs of Economic Distress Haunts Many Nations

If history serves us well, 2020 is likely a precursor to a long and dreadful economic depression throughout a myriad of countries worldwide. During the last year, economists and analysts have been discussing how specifically the United States economy and the U.S. dollar are losing global dominance quite rapidly. While a few analysts believe the […]