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History in the Making—Negative Oil Futures

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The Oil Collapse The markets have been writing history books the last two months. Ten, twenty, thirty years from now, when I pick up a trading book, or a book on the history of the markets, I will certainly read … read more History in the Making—Negative Oil Futures

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Different Ways to Own Gold

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Gold has been a store of value for thousands of years. Despite its long standing history, the idea of gold as an investment has its detractors. Warren Buffett argued that gold is inferior to stocks as an investment, because gold … read more Different Ways to Own Gold

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Act 22—The Individual Investors Act of Puerto Rico & Why You Might Care

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As traders, investors, and digital nomads, our curiosity gets piqued when we hear things like, “It’s the perfect place for traders.” or “If you work remotely, you have to check it out.” In this case, these loaded statements are in … read more Act 22—The Individual Investors Act of Puerto Rico & Why You Might Care

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China’s Become the New King of The Hill–Even if You Don’t Know It

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What We Thought We Knew About China China is a backward, communist country that is overpopulated with poor, oppressed people—or so I was taught. Today, I still hear Americans refer to China as a backward, communist country. But propaganda is … read more China’s Become the New King of The Hill–Even if You Don’t Know It

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The Warm and Fuzzy Of It–Tariffs and Protectionism

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Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump ….I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so. It will always be the best … read more The Warm and Fuzzy Of It–Tariffs and Protectionism

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Shanghai, North Korea, and the US–Only the Other Guy Has the Accent

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When it comes to navigating a new city, I’m as useless as they come. Really, I have a sense of direction akin to a baby sea turtle on a beach flooded with artificial lights. Although it drives my wife crazy, … read more Shanghai, North Korea, and the US–Only the Other Guy Has the Accent

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The History of Money Part 4—The Time Traveler Among Us

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In parts 1, 2, and 3 of this series we covered how, if a society is left to its own devices, a commodity of some sort will emerge as a form of money. Whether it be seeds, butter, seashells, gold, … read more The History of Money Part 4—The Time Traveler Among Us

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The History of Money Part 3—The Good Ol’ Days

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The Old Farmer I recently visited with an old farmer in a nursing home. At ninety-five, his body was beaten up from years of hard work, but his mind was still sharp as a tack. I took a look at … read more The History of Money Part 3—The Good Ol’ Days

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The History of Money Part 2—From Thaler to Dollar

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In Part 1, we covered how the Dollar originated, and learned that a Dollar was originally a measurement of a specific quantity of gold or silver. Specifically, one dollar meant a coin consisting of 375.64 grains of silver, or 15.238 … read more The History of Money Part 2—From Thaler to Dollar

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The History of Money Part 1—The Thaler

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One of the most overlooked subjects in public education is the history of money. How it’s made, what it is, who is in charge of it, and where it comes from. Most of us hardly give it a second thought, … read more The History of Money Part 1—The Thaler