Let’s go back…

Not too far back…

Just a few years ago, actually…

Big Finance, lead by talking heads like Jamie Dimon, was doing its very best to shrug off Bitcoin and everything associated with it.

And media majors held on to their every word.

Bitcoin must have ‘died’ over…


During the presidency of Donald Trump, there was an evident trend of decline in student and work visas from Asian countries, predominantly China. Now, it seems that the US can expect an influx of Chinese workers, but it has nothing to do with a new US administration. …


The stock market has been on a roller coaster ride in recent years. The Federal Reserve’s policy of low interest rates and quantitative easing has created an environment that is ripe for inflation. What happens to your investments when there is high inflation?

In this article, we will discuss how…


Robinhood — the legend that stole from the rich and gave to the poor — is a myth, according to many historians. Now, some are wondering if the revolutionary zero-fee trading app of the same name is the sequel to the legend or its nemesis.

Is Robinhood, the app, the…


Social distancing is harder than you might think for some. Divorce filings are surging presumably because married couples aren’t used to spending this much ‘quality time’ together or dealing with coronavirus-related financial stress, and teenagers or other youth with too much energy to expend insist they will go mad.

Some…


From new opportunities for dictators and the quarantine ways of the obnoxiously wealthy to genuinely desperate measures to keep people at home in the United States, militant peace in Colombia and a failed attempt to keep women from “nagging” in Malaysia, the coronavirus lockdown is playing out very differently around…


The sale of American social security numbers through dark channels is a booming business that rakes in millions upon millions for criminals.

It costs only $4 to buy a social security number (SSN) on the dark web, according to a new report that compiles the results of a two-year investigation…


Generally speaking, being a celebrity means having an outsized carbon footprint. That means that by default, just getting rid of celebrities would help us fight against climate change. …


It’s the height of efficiency. Campaign while you date. It kills two birds with one stone, making the most of popular dating apps during an intense presidential campaign season.

Perhaps it used to be that talking politics on a dating site would be an instant mood-killer. But not any longer…


The space race has begun. Private companies have exploded, soaring beyond multiple billion-dollar valuations seemingly overnight. Some of the hottest tech companies on the planet are already facing off for a piece of the pie. But there’s a looming crisis that, if not addressed, could bring the entire industry crashing…

Michael Kern

I am a journalist and financial copywriter. My work has been featured on CNN Money, Business Insider, The Guardian, Oilprice.com and Nasdaq.

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