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Podcast covering diverse trends in Bitcoin and blockchain tech, decentralization, entrepreneurship, cryptoeconomics and liberty.

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Daily Recap #2 Bitcoins are Base Money, not Bank Money

Crypto VoicesMar 17, 2023

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#50 How much money does the US Treasury have?

#50 How much money does the US Treasury have?

Check out show sponsor Coinkite: https://coinkite.com/ Donations to Porkopolis Economics via BTCPay appreciated: https://donations.porkopolis.io/ This is the fiftieth video installment from Porkopolis Economics, covering macro and money, from the creator of the Crypto Voices podcast. Contents 00:00 Intro 00:58 Weekly balance sheet update 03:30 To be clear: Base money is Notes + Bank reserves 05:50 Treasury general account (an 'other' Fed deposit) 10:50 TGA during covid pandemic 14:10 Treasury doesn't influence monetary policy... right? 22:04 Brief review of (non-bank) Reverse repo facility 25:20 Final review of the Fed's four main liabilities Here we look at the 108 year, 5,655 week history of the Federal Reserve and its balance sheet. In this one we are looking specifically at the 'Treasury General Account;' that is, how much money does the US Treasury actually have in its bank account! https://porkopolis.io https://twitter.com/crypto_voices Show content is not investment or financial advice in any way.
Mar 31, 202326:27
#49 What is a 'Reverse Repo?'

#49 What is a 'Reverse Repo?'

Check out show sponsor Coinkite: https://coinkite.com/ Donations to Porkopolis Economics via BTCPay appreciated: https://donations.porkopolis.io/ This is the forty-ninth video installment from Porkopolis Economics, covering macro and money, from the creator of the Crypto Voices podcast. Contents 00:00 Intro 01:50 Monetary base review 02:20 Notes % of balance sheet 07:44 Liability three: Reverse repo facility 08:56 Reverse repo % of balance sheet 09:10 History of Fed publication data 11:33 What are reverse repos? 11:55 Review of notes and reserves vs. Total assets 13:35 Reverse repo % of balance sheet (again) 16:32 Difference between 'repo' and 'reverse repo' 22:16 We need to dig deeper into banking history & legislation! Here we look at the 108 year, 5,654 week history of the Federal Reserve and its balance sheet. In this one we are looking specifically at the 'reverse repo' facility for non-banks, and how it has grown over the last 20 years. https://porkopolis.io https://twitter.com/crypto_voices Show content is not investment or financial advice in any way.
Mar 30, 202324:04
#48 What does 'Printing Money' really look like?

#48 What does 'Printing Money' really look like?

Check out show sponsor Coinkite: https://coinkite.com/ Donations to Porkopolis Economics via BTCPay appreciated: https://donations.porkopolis.io/ This is the forty-eighth video installment from Porkopolis Economics, covering macro and money, from the creator of the Crypto Voices podcast. Contents 00:00 Intro 01:15 What is the printing press? 03:03 Liability one: Notes 07:15 Liability two: Reserves 11:39 How big is the Notes % of Base money? 12:59 What about coi