Tag Archives: stock market

Money Makes the World Go Askew

I’m constantly seeing stuff about Bitcoin, although admittedly a significant amount of it is jokes about how no one can understand it. I’m not sure why play money invented by smug tech geeks really deserves national attention; we might as … Continue reading

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Fall Into the Pit

I’m pretty sure I’ve played the card game Pit before, but looking at the instructions make it sound pretty complicated. Well, maybe not complicated per se, but definitely different. Basically, it’s a game that simulates the stock market, with players … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You’re Speculating

Have you noticed how much our country, and perhaps even the entire world, is obsessed with the stock market? In principle, there’s nothing really wrong with the stock market. People agree to finance companies, and in return they get some … Continue reading

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