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  1. Crypto crash update May 2022 - 2022 May 29

    The crypto space is now in a really nasty bear market, here's an update for the end of May 2022.


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  2. That annoying Matt Damon crypto advertisement - 2022 January 24

    That especially annoying crypto TV advertisement has successfully reminded me of why I don't watch much TV.


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  3. Where is money created - 2021 December 11

    Where is money actually created in the system? Hint, it's not where most people think.


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  4. Bank bail ins - 2021 November 25

    The recent currency crisis events in Turkey are worth paying attention to, especially with regards to the response taken. One particular tool that might be used in a bail in. Turkey is a G20 country and bank bail in legislation has been introduced in most G20 countries. In this article I outline what the bail in mechanism is and some of the reasons why these exist along with some of the practical realpolitik issues that would get in the way of actually using one.


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  5. Problems with Celsius - 2021 November 25

    The Celsius product was something that always annoyed me, in part because I'd only ever hear about it from rabid shills and obvious bot accounts. Support for it just screamed astroturfing. The other particularly annoying thing is that taking leverage on cryptocurrencies is not something I think is wise at all and products like this seem like this cycles Collateralized Debt Obligations, but when will they all blow up?


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  6. 2021 crypto ponzi schemes - 2021 November 06

    There's been a massive rise of unashamed ponzi schemes in the cryptocurrency world in 2021. We have a moral duty to not support these scams and I'm repulsed to see so many people sell out.


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  7. What a difference a few years makes in crypto - 2021 November 03

    Commonwealth bank is now offering cryptocurrency related products but this wasn't always so.


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  8. Why do stable coins matter - 2021 October 29

    What are stablecoins and why do they matter?


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  9. The pandemic of mindless contactless payments - 2021 January 31

    Against the backdrop of the Covid pandemic we have another pandemic; the pandemic of people who are mindlessly making contactless payments.


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