Points And Figures

Jeffrey Carter
Markets, Startups, Economics, Politics, Business, Life
Created 29 Aug 2021
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  • Inflation, A Solution
    15 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 2 3
    A while ago, I blogged that inflation might in fact be transitory. The reasoning behind that is the whole entire worldwide economy was shut down for Covid. That created lots of dislocations in supply ...
  • I Got a Guy
    13 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    Growing up in Chicago, you quickly learn that there are insiders and outsiders. You always tried to be an insider, but unless you knew the right people, said the right things and more importantly, jus...
  • It Is Time For Strikes
    12 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 5 14
    Most people haven’t taken the time to read Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. It’s a long book and it isn’t an easy read. I’ll summarize it for you. It’s set in a time where rail was the primary mode of trans...
  • Driving Across The Country
    10 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    My wife and I drive A LOT. We have an SUV diesel. There is a reason. It is because we put so many miles on cars. We have a dog, so it’s hard to fly. We haven’t found dog sitting for Archie in Las Vega...
  • An Idea For Crypto And Florida
    09 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 0 1
    One of the good ideas that came out of our crypto panel was espoused by James Koutoulas. It’s not as if Florida needs more fuel to attract more residents, but James had a great idea. First off, the cr...
  • It's The Execution Stupid
    09 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 4 16
    My wife was reading me a letter sent by a headmaster at a tony Chicago private school. In the letter, the headmaster “rent his garments”. He apologized that Cyrus McCormick had a slave. He went furthe...
  • Some CryptoCurrency Thoughts
    07 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 2
    Yesterday, I was part of a panel on cryptocurrency. The Federalist Society hosted it and unfortunately, we had to do it by Zoom. I was grateful the FedSoc could do what they did to make it happen. As ...
  • Sell Mortimer Sell?
    04 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 5 0
    Some friends I respect from the old trading floor at saying it is finally time to sell stocks. It’s random. These guys don’t talk to each other. But, all of them are bearish. A few use charts. Others ...
  • All Good Things Must End
    03 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 5 5
    We moved to Las Vegas from Chicago last year. As lifelong Chicago people, it was an adjustment. People told us it would be hot in the summer. However, since 1972 I have been coming to Grand Marais, Mi...
  • The Opportunity Cost of Crypto, For China
    02 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    The study of economics isn’t about money, or even supply and demand. Supply and demand are geometric lines translated from mathematical functions to illustrate people’s behavior. No, the study of econ...
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