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1/ Here is the @crypto_voices Q4 2018 update on the global monetary base. This is the only economically comparable money supply to bitcoin's. #Bitcoin is the *18th largest currency in the world*. To dig deeper in what it all means, follow on below. This is installment #3. 👇
2/ To begin, it's important to understand the universal accounting identity: Assets = Debt + Equity. Today, it's true that all fiat money is debt-based. But before exploring fiat money, let's look at asset-based money.
3/ Traditionally, commodity money has been asset-based, most notably gold. Gold is a true asset of the holder. If you own gold free and clear, it is your asset, and no one else's debt, no one else's liability.
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1/ Below is a Q3 2018 update on the global monetary base, or base money. This is certainly not the M1 money supply. Not M2. Not M3. The distinction is important. What is base money? Is it #gold? Is it government fiat? #Bitcoin?? Have some charts to share. This is installment #2…
2/ To begin, it's important to understand the universal accounting identity: Assets = Debt + Equity. Today, it's true that all fiat money is debt-based. But before exploring fiat money, let's look at asset-based money.
3/ Traditionally, commodity money has been asset-based, most notably gold. Gold is a true asset of the holder. If you own gold free and clear, it is your asset, and no one else's debt, no one else's liability.
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1/ Very pleased to share a summer project: a comprehensive, supply-side view of the base money supply across the globe. What is base money? Gold? Fiat? Bitcoin?? Have some charts to share…
2/ To begin, it's important to understand the universal accounting identity: Assets = Debt + Equity. Today, it's true that all fiat money is debt-based. But before exploring fiat money, let's look at asset-based money.
3/ Traditionally, commodity money has been asset-based, most notably gold. Gold is a true asset of the holder. If you own gold free and clear, it is your asset, and no one else's debt, no one else's liability.
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