Visualizing The Expanding Universe Of Cryptocurrencies

May 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Visualizing The Expanding Universe Of Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency, and its meteoric rise has made it a mainstay of conversation for investors, media, and technologists alike.
In fact, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins details, the innovation of the blockchain is changing entire markets, while causing ripples with central banks and the financial industry. At time of publication, the bitcoin price now hovers near US$2,200, a massive increase from this time last year.

Greg Gianforte's Win Confirms The Democrats Need A New Message

May 28, 2017 - 11:36am
Greg Gianforte's Win Confirms The Democrats Need A New Message

Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com,

Democrat Rob Quist was beat by Greg Gianforte in Thursday's special election in Montana
The story of Greg Gianforte, a fiend who just wiped out a Democrat in a congressional race about ten minutes after being charged with assaulting a reporter, is déjà vu all over again.

Albert Edwards: "What On Earth Is Going On With US Wages"

May 28, 2017 - 10:58am
Albert Edwards: "What On Earth Is Going On With US Wages"

When Albert Edwards predicted in late 2016 that a surge in wage inflation was imminent, we were confused by this prediction from the world's preeminent deflationist: after all, not only had not a single economic indicator validated a tighter labor market despite unemployment just above 4%, but as we have have repeatedly demonstrated what little wage inflation existed, was attributable to managerial-level, supervisory positions while the bulk of job creation remained with minimum-wage jobs, which have continued to see virtually no wage growth.

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