Awareness about the various dynamics of the economy becomes more important to the common man when the possibility of a recession looks very real. This dynamic is because the ill-effects of recession stares at that person right in the face.
We are increasingly observing a growing interest among the people in the dynamics of the economy. Below are few short notes on investing, markets and economics. These are our recent observations.
QuietGrowth maintains that investing in bitcoin is measured speculation. Bitcoin is yet to prove to be a dependable store of value. Nearly 35% drop in value during the current market volatility due to corona virus outbreak isn’t helping the case of bitcoin.
We don’t agree with the view that everyone should have at least a small part of their portfolio, say 2% to 5%, in bitcoin. QuietGrowth maintains that investing in bitcoin is measured speculation.
A significant economic dynamic in the next few years may be the effort of the world to decouple from China’s manufacturing infrastructure. Countries will try to set up plants for essential goods within their land or in nearby regions. We are monitoring.
Many countries are announcing massive stimulus packages. It’s good news for those whose jobs are at risk and for small businesses. It’s the proper thing to do. However, an undesirable effect of this quantitative easing is the increase in the debt of these nations. This increase in the level of debt results in a riskier investing world for all. We are monitoring.
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