Policy-makers have gone mad and the general public doesn’t quite understand how dire the situation is. Everyone’s bullish on the U.S. economy; can you find anyone that isn’t saying that “things are looking good, overall,” or that doesn’t have his money tied to deflationary assets?
At the highest level of government and central banking reside individuals who have proven themselves to be very capable men and women. Decision-making at their stature affects the lives of hundreds of millions, and sometimes billions.
There is much talk about the U.S. economy, its 10-year economic expansion, and its revival in the aftermath of 2008. Many praise the strength of the recovery, but I’m not one of them.
Increasing numbers of independent-minded people are turning to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as an alternative to fiat currency, hoping that these digital currencies are anonymous and free of governmental control. But are these cryptocurrencies, along with the crypto exchanges, really anonymous?