The Bare Minimum

This piece discusses the minimum wage. I understand that this is a nuanced and delicate topic, and there are many points I did not address including systemic inequality, education, productivity indexing, and more. If you have thoughts or questions, please leave a comment! The Minimum Wage What will happen if we raise the federal minimum…

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The Video Game Portfolio

The Video Game Market Reddit user u/DeepFuckingValue turned a $53k YOLO into $11M. Through GME call options. Let me explain. What happened with GameStop? Let’s start from the beginning: Chewy CEO Ryan Cohen joined GameStop’s Board of Directors Upon this move, Citron Research predicted that the stock price would drop r/wallstreetbets decided otherwise For a bit of historical context, r/wallstreetbets is a…

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The Why Behind Writing

A less analytical piece today. I have several pieces in the work, so we will get back to ‘Data Data Data’ soon, but this hopefully will answer the question: why does this blog even exist? Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in the inaugural OnDeck Writer Fellowship (fellow writers, I highly recommend that you…

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