Exchange Invest Weekend: 11th Sept.

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On this day in 2001, our markets were shaken, our resolve was tested but the parish of exchanges was unified in grief for our colleagues lost to the abomination of terrorism. US markets found themselves forced to shut due to the unfortunate positioning of cables beneath the World Trade Centre as well as aerials and satellites on top of the building.

Big World

Until that day 911 was just a beautiful Porsche design (ironically that number arose as a rebrand due to Peugeot legal threats). It’s not unreasonable to say 0911 changed the world in many ways. It was an attack on the right of every decent law-abiding human being to go to work, to earn a living, to seek a better future for their family and participate in the American dream. The victims came from every walk of life, from countless nations across the world. Today, it’s hard to believe it’s 20 years since 2977 people perished at the hands of fundamentalist terrorists.

Investment is not often seen as a cause for liberty but when the US markets reopened on September 17th, it sent a clear sign that just as they had failed at LSE, the Baltic Exchange, the WTC previously and elsewhere, terrorism will not stop our markets representing the pulse of commerce at the core of humanity.

RIP to all those from the cleaners to the firemen to the support staff and dealers as well as the passengers caught in this ugly act 20 years ago today.


In IPO-VID Podcast Episode 12: Patrick L. Young discusses “VOLQ: A New Look At Volatility?” with Kevin Kennedy and Scott Nations — enjoy!

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The Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast 111

TP ICAP go full Biden with their disappointing results being trumpeted as a success while Beijing has a new stock exchange within eight minutes of President Xi Jinping trumpeting its existence.

The Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast 111


Next Week Tuesday

Series 7 Episode 2- IPO-VID Livestream 038

“Victory or Death! — AMA (Ask Me Anything)”

In an Ask Me Anything format, IPO-VID’s 2nd episode will be presented by yours truly, as I discuss my latest book “Victory or Death?: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & the FinTech World.” on the LiveStream.

Questions about the book are welcome via my Speakpipe page:

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Podcasts This Week

How To Invest In A Softening Economy And Financial Literacy For Kids

The Investopedia Express

Kenny Polcari climbs back aboard to discuss what a slowdown in hiring means for the U.S. economy and the stock market. And, how young is too young to teach kids financial literacy?

Victory or Death

20 years on from the first fintech bestseller “Capital Market Revolution!” … “Victory Or Death” is a must-read book for anyone interested in the intersection of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and FinTech as part of the whole future of finance.

Available worldwide.

Macro Thoughts

Colonisation By Debt: Where China Begins As An Economic Partner Of A Country And Ends Up Its Economic Master

Economic Times

Of Interest

Real-Life Babel Fish: Translating Earbuds Make A Splash On Kickstarter


Appealing for investment via the website Kickstarter, the earbuds’ creators make a direct appeal to fans of the novel, which was originally a BBC radio series, before going on to sell 14 million copies worldwide.

A Project In El Salvador Shows How China Is Exerting Growing Power In America’s Backyard

NBC News

ArawakX And SunCash Team Up To Use CBDC Sand Dollar


PLY: As an Advisor to ArawakX, I am delighted to see their progress.

$1 Salary Club: Why Do Many CEOs Take A $1 Salary?

Yahoo Finance

Elizabeth Holmes Is About to Make Her Most Important Pitch


How A Jesuit Priest’s Tales Of 17th Century China Wowed Europe

South China Morning Post

Last Word

Catch up Monday for Exchange Invest 2152…

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