Money – Chapter 12

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 12: Money is Dead. Long Live Money It’s interesting how banks would close their physical space and it would cause such a huge crisis. I haven’t been to a bank since before the pandemic…… Continue reading Money – Chapter 12

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Money – Chapter 11

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 11: Just Don’t Call It a Central Bank The name Nicholas Biddle seemed familiar to me… where had I heard that name before? OH YEAH! When I was working on my Economic Tourism… Continue reading Money – Chapter 11

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Money – Chapter 10

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 10: The Gold Standard: A Love Story Before we even get started, just based on the title, I’m reminded of the talk by Marcus Estes on “What Is Money” which is from May… Continue reading Money – Chapter 10

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Money – Chapter 9

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 9: But Really: Can Everybody Can Have More Money? The answer to that questions seems like it’s yes, as long as money is worth less. Or yes, as long as those in power get to… Continue reading Money – Chapter 9

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Money – Chapter 8

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 8: Everybody Can Have More Money The concept of measuring economic progress from the perspective of the cost of artificial light reminded me of how excited I was to see the 2011 Justin… Continue reading Money – Chapter 8

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Money – Chapter 7

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 7: The Invention of Millionaires Man, we jump into this chapter with some of the violent history of capitalism. “… looting and pillaging and harvesting cinnamon and getting rich” for hundreds of years. Sucks… Continue reading Money – Chapter 7

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Money – Chapter 6

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 6: John Law Gets to Print Money Amsterdam’s problem was too many coins. This is very crypto. I just Googled “how many cryptocurrencies are there 2020”: “So in 1609, jut a few years… Continue reading Money – Chapter 6

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Money – Chapter 5

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 5: Finance as Time Travel: Inventing the Stock Market FINALLY WE’RE GETTING INTO THE GOOD PARTS! THE STOCK MARKET!!!! “… trading and stealing stuff from faraway lands.” Ah yes, the true origin of… Continue reading Money – Chapter 5

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Money – Chapter 4

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 4: How to Get Rich with Probability Oh, we’re going to get into math!!?? I’m ready, I’ve been taking this math class on probability! You knew I was going to look up knucklebones, right?… Continue reading Money – Chapter 4

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Money – Chapter 3

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Part II: The Murderer, The Boy King, and Invention of Capitalism No offense to my former business partner, but this initial description of John Law reminds me a lot of my friend and shareholder… Continue reading Money – Chapter 3

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