Business, Finance & Economics

Business, Finance & Economics

This section tracks events and developments that may have profound effects on the economy and how businesses need to adapt in a rapidly-changing landscape.

Ray Dalio Says 'Inflation Is Coming' - How To Prepare

Posted: 15th Aug 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 15th Aug 2020 | Full View
I wrote about my concerns for inflation a few months ago. The printing of money, as necessary as it may seem to be in the short-term, has long-term ramifications. Ray Dalio explains these concerns further. Wealth is not destroyed, rather it is transferred to another asset, to another country, etc. This is why investing or trading in other assets like real-estate, gold, silver, Bitcoin SV and other cryptocurrencies. The more diverse your portfolio is, the better.
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Industries most and least impacted by COVID-19

Posted: 3rd Jul 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 4th Jul 2020 | Full View
Industries that are doing relatively well during Covid-19 in the US (but still an indicator for potential trends in other countries): Vacation rentals are rising — people want to rent places nearby, driveable, to avoid having to travel by air or train.  Sporting goods Luxury goods are recovered quickly Many e-Commerce businesses are doing relatively well Companies reacted three ways when Covid-19 kicked in:
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How is Money Created? – Everything You Need to Know

Posted: 2nd Jul 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 2nd Jul 2020 | Full View
"With trillions of dollars being printed around the world, it's time we take a look into how money is created."
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How the Pandemic Is Changing Our Commute

Posted: 2nd Jul 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 2nd Jul 2020 | Full View
Covid-19 is forcing travel to change. This video discusses the future of Public Transport: Trains, buses and trams. 
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The future of work: is your job safe?

Posted: 2nd Jul 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 1st Jul 2020 | Full View
Digital nomads, knowledge workers travelling the world while working digitally, are growing by the numbers.  
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Covid-19: is working from home really the new normal?

Posted: 2nd Jul 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 1st Jul 2020 | Full View
Description: "The covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a shift towards remote working. This could affect not just people’s working lives, but the shape of cities, gender equality and even how we measure time." It took a pandemic for us to really take advantage of what the internet brings into our working lives.   
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It could take years before there is a vaccine for Covid-19, or there will never be one

Posted: 24th Jun 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 23rd Jun 2020 | Full View
Many of us are sort of holding out hope for when a vaccine will eventually be made and expect that things will get back to normal. However, there is a good chance that a vaccine for Covid-19 may take longer than the 18 months we often hear mentioned by optimistic immunologists. It may take years, or it may never happen at all.
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What if a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Never Developed?

Posted: 24th Jun 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 1st Jul 2020 | Full View
"The Coronavirus Pandemic is still in full force and scientists and researchers are doing whatever they can to develop a vaccine, but in today's video we are going to take a look at a bleak scenario in which a vaccine for Covid-19 is NEVER developed. What would the world be like without a vaccine for this deadly disease?"
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Connor Murray: The online review system is broken, Bitcoin can fix it

Posted: 23rd Jun 2020 | Marquez Comelab | Last Update: 1st Jul 2020 | Full View
"In the digital era, the success of a business is dependent on online reviews, but the system can be misused to discredit competitors. Bitcoin is fixing it."  Connor Murray explores how Bitcoin SV can overcome the problems related to online reviews.  (The talk was presented on 21 Feb 2020)
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