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I am not saying that Warren Buffett is not good at picking stocks, I just don’t think he sees himself that way. Buffett is a businessman and owner who analyzes companies and their economics in detail. He is not interested in the stocks as such, i.e. he is not trying…


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We care for the wrong reasons and, yes, we should care, but not for the reasons that are usually put forth.

First of all, unlike poverty, we do not “experience” inequality. Our indignation stems from our reaction to news headlines about CEO pay, the net worth of the rich and…


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It amazes me how commentators and professional economists alike keep referring to a concept that has no existence of its own as the cause for the absence (or presence) of inflation.

If the title did not already give it away, I am talking about the so-called “velocity” of money. As…


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First off a disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. What follows are some thoughts and observations based on what I have read over the years and that got me thinking in light of current events. …


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That is unless it is advice that inspires you. What must be avoided, though, is advice that tries to install or amplify limiting beliefs. As Wayne Dyer said: “Immerse yourself in inspiration rather than information.”

Why do we seek writing advice in the first place? Because we have a desire…


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Some policy proposals seem worthwhile on the surface but might have the opposite effect of what is actually desired. Such is the case with raising the minimum wage. …


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What follows is probably a good representation of my misunderstanding of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general. The investment thesis for Bitcoin goes right by me. I don’t understand how it can be valued as an investment, other than it being in short supply relative to demand (at the moment). …


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We all know the obsessiveness of central banks to meddle with the economy. On top of that, nowadays, central banks have also practically become the lender of “only” resort to governments. The central banks have become the biggest buyer of government debt, exploding their balance sheet. We also know that…


In this short article, I share two ways to lose weight. They are not miracles and do involve some changes or work on your part. But if you stick to it, you will see results in a relatively short period of time. Let’s start with the dreaded “diet”.

Diet

Deep down…


‘Don’t judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree.’ –Albert Einstein

The short answer to the title question is a definite ‘yes’. Of course we want what is best for our kids. What parent doesn’t? The question is whether our definition of ‘best’ is appropriate. Most parents want…

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I once read that sharing your thoughts and ideas can only make them better. Always looking for new ways to learn and grow.

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