Bitcoin goes berserk

The price of Bitcoin is up 19% since I wrote about cryptocurrencies just two days ago. In two days! Oh …

Cryptocurrencies: boom or bubble?

Cryptocurrencies raise some serious questions about the nature of money and whether it should be entrusted to governments and banks …

Is Trump good news for US stocks?

Most traders weren’t expecting Donald Trump to win the US presidential election. Markets are gyrating as bets are hastily adjusted …

Lies, damned lies and CPI

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” Benjamin Disraeli, British prime minister (attributed by Mark Twain, …