Category: Cash

China vs. USA: the lethal weapon

May 3, 2021 0

  The Chinese are convinced that the United States are a declining power, and they are basing – as a consequence – all their actions on this prediction. This is why China now feels that it is strong enough to take on a hitherto impregnable and unchallenged stronghold, that being America’s currency and the exorbitant…

By Michel Santi

The banks won’t be opening on Monday

February 18, 2021 0

Let us make no mistake: the massive economic imbalances and inequalities are not an anomaly but well and try integral to the system itself. Capital has of course always garnered more power than work, but this phenomenon is now reaching quite terrifying levels. It only needed a virus to destabilise – irreparably I think –…

By Michel Santi

Smile, you’re being watched

September 29, 2020 0

My readers know that I am an advocate of the phasing out of cash, for macroeconomic reasons outlined across several articles and books. To summarise, negative rates – that we will inevitably see – will only be effective if cash is eradicated, because a world without cash would also be a world without recession. I…

By Michel Santi

The death of money, as you once knew it

April 21, 2020 0

  I’ve been saying it for years: the use of cash is on its way out and the Coronavirus will be the final nail in its coffin. There’s no point in fighting against an inevitable phenomenon because the use of banknotes will more or less have disappeared from our intertwined economies – including China –…

By Michel Santi