1. Who owns bank deposits? - 2020 December 16

    A particularly common misconception people have is that they think have the title of ownership to the money that's in their bank deposit accounts.


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  2. Why price impacts from Quantitative Easing can be delayed - 2020 December 02

    Quantitative Easing is not necessarily inflationary in the way that people think it is. A lot of misconceptions exist about this, I probably have some myself, so I'm hoping to break it down a bit. I think inflation will eventually impact prices in a manner not seen in a long time but people will be caught off guard because some long standing deflationary trends will be more obvious first before the inflation really kicks into full affect.


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  3. Slack capacity and food supply chains - 2020 November 02

    Wasting some food is an important part of avoiding famines. There's an optimal amount of food that we have to waste in order to avoid the worst impacts of famines.


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  4. Impacts of a dependence on backpackers and other foreigners on farm labour during a crisis - 2020 October 01

    The other day I was watching a news report where some farmers were claiming they might not be able to get enough workers to pick their crops. At the same time Australia has the highest unemployment in a LONG time with many people desperate to work, so something doesn't add up here. Food security is important, surely we can figure this out.


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  5. Margin investing is psychologically corrosive - 2020 September 26

    Investing with margin/leverage has a bunch of particularly corrosive psychological effects that aren't talked about much. With retail investment providers offering margin accounts and volatility at especially high levels this is going to cause a lot of pain and suffering.


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  6. Why can't we house the homeless? - 2020 September 16

    There's a huge housing availability problem that has got worse in many places in the world lately, so why is this happening and what can we do about it?


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  7. What negative prices look like - 2020 September 09

    A lot of people have trouble with the concept of negative prices, I think directly seeing pictures of what negative prices look like will really help people understand why a negatively priced item is possible and the ways in which such a situation can occur.


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  8. Calling the top of the NASDAQ rally - 2020 September 04

    Tech stocks have had an amazing bull market lately, but I think we have hit the top now and I'm willing to look like an idiot calling it.


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  9. Gold breaks 2000 USD/ounce - 2020 August 06

    Gold is now at record highs, multiple world events have transpired lately to push gold past the $2000/USD per ounce mark.


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  10. A bitcoin long squeeze - 2020 August 02

    More 2020 market stuff, this time the crypto currency Bitcoin.


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