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Creating the Incentive

Currency is a measure of useful value. People that want to reduce the discussion of currency to merely the incentive to create useful value, however, get upset when money is identified as being more than a means of portable exchange … Continue reading

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What’s the Incentive?

Logical Positivists say arguments should be devoid of philosophy. Arguments are properly formulated by identifying integral and derivative values, which is a function of pure logic (like mathematics). These analytical properties are not philosophical sentiments, like the “principles” that conservatives … Continue reading

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The Efficient and Effective Cause

When white nationalists violently clash with counter-protestors in Virginia, for example, what is the efficient cause? Aristotle said really knowing something is to understand why. A wood table, for example, has an effective identity, which is its useful value. Its … Continue reading

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Showing Relative Strength

Current momentum of equity prices shows positive relative strength. However, with the volume highs matching the lows, there is an indication that the trend can break down. Since the strength derives from being a store of consolidated value, which keeps … Continue reading

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Managing the Mitigation

Looking at the data, the US economy is currently experiencing price deflation. The only thing up in price is pharmaceuticals, supported by the ACA. As the price of healthcare keeps going up, demand for everything else keeps going down. The … Continue reading

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Event-Driven Correlations

Risk assessment has to do with correlative events. If I don’t take my umbrella, and it rains, and it just happens to be a reoccurring event, the events correlate, but that does not mean there is a temporal sequence of … Continue reading

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Method Yield and Over-Advantage

Using the scientific method allows us to over-advantage so fast in the name of optimizing the capital that we end up looking like the character in “The Scream.” Science, instead of solving problems, is a method to yield an advantage, … Continue reading

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