Virtual Currency Guru

farooq anjum
Next generation of money and its impact on your wealth
Created 20 Jun 2021
  • Can the US government ban Bitcoin?
    25 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    China banned bitcoin today - yet again. To be precise Chinese central bank declared all transactions involving crypto currencies which includes bitcoin to be illegal. And bitcoin dropped overnight fro...
  • Sorry for being absent
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hello everyone Sorry for not getting any newsletter out last week; and looks like this week will be the same. This is because I have been focusing on finishing a booklet on models - Mental models, sof...
  • NFTs - Is winter approaching?
    04 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    NFTs are all the craze in the crypto world. And among NFTs the most buzz today is for LootProject which is just white text on black background. Yes you read that right - white text on black background...
  • Are you building your wealth over time?
    27 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    The stock market keeps going up and up. Many of us who have any invested in the stock market feel happy about this and maybe also feel richer. But are we really richer? See the history of S&P500 over ...
  • Gold standard and USA
    09 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    Gold bars: Image courtesy of United States Mint More and more people are demanding that the US return to the gold standard. Probably with Bitcoin being the basis of money now instead of gold. But what...
  • History of Central Banking in US
    03 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    I have seen several articles that refer to the increasing inflation that USA and other countries are experiencing. All this as a result of the “money printing” being undertaken by the central bank of ...
  • What can kill Bitcoin
    26 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
    Hello all, Welcome to this next article. In this article, I will focus on a topic that I have been thinking about - the topic of the death of Bitcoin. Why this topic? Well, it is because lately I have...
  • An analysis: "Bitcoin is worth exactly 0 - Nassim Taleb"
    19 Jul 2021 • 15 min read
    Nassim Taleb is a renowned scholar having authored several excellent books. He has recently published a research paper “Bitcoin, Currencies, and Fragility” in which his main claim is that Bitcoin is w...
  • Does Bitcoin have what it takes to be a strong currency
    15 Jul 2021 • 11 min read
    Bitcoin has been around for about 12 years. Some countries especially in Latin America such as Argentina, Panama etc are considering adopting it as legal tender while others such as El Salvador have a...
  • Virtual currencies - Evaluation Framework
    12 Jul 2021 • 10 min read
    In a previous article, I looked at the two types of virtual currencies - egov coins and crypto coins. In this article I will consider a framework that I call as the Currency Evaluation Framework (CEF)...
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