CTRL ALTZ: The Tannery

Alternative assets are investments that aren’t stock, bonds, or certificates. Those are known as traditional assets, leaving everything else the “alternative:” antiques precious metals stamps coins baseball arts shares in privately held startups “An alternative investment is anything that you wouldn’t hear a financial advisor at a bank steer a client toward. These investments are… Continue reading CTRL ALTZ: The Tannery

Financial Civil Disobedience

PART 1: Onion Futures I bought The Futures by Emily Lambert because I wanted to know more about the Onion Futures Act, a United States law banning the trading of futures contracts on onions as well as motion picture box office receipts. This is a stupid law. A futures contract is simply a legal agreement… Continue reading Financial Civil Disobedience

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My Attempted Ether Binge

“There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge.” Hunter S. Thompson In 2015 I was excited about crypto and I wanted some ether, the digital currency that powers Ethereum. We live in a consumer society, I thought, how hard can it… Continue reading My Attempted Ether Binge

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