Author: Christian Darnton

Christian Darnton is the Founder of Darntons. Christian invests within public markets, specifically innovative companies and equities. He is also the host of Darntons Podcast on Spotify & YouTube, and hosts the Darntons Show on YouTube weekly.

Macroeconomic overview:Government role within macroeconomy:GDP measured by components of demand:Trade balance:GDP overview:Limitations of GDP as a measure of the standard of living: Macroeconomic overview: Macroeconomics focuses on the economy as a while, or on the whole economies as they interact. Macroeconomics involves adding up all the economic activity of all households and all businesses in all markets to get the overall supply and demand in the economy. Thinking about the overall health of the macroeconomy, it is useful to consider three primary goals: economic growth, low unemployment, and low inflation. Economic growth determines the standard of living within a nation.…

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Keynes’ Law:Aggregate demand:Aggregate supply:Shifts in aggregate supply:Shifts in aggregate demand: Macroeconomists argue and are often split into two groups: those that argue supply is the most important determinant of the size of the macroeconomy, whilst demand just tags along. And those who argue that demand is the most important factor in the size of the macroeconomy, while supply just tags along. Keynes’ Law: Keynes’ Law is: demand creates its own supply. Argued that the economy often produces less than its full potential, not because it was technically impossible to produce more with the existing workers and machines, but because a…

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Economic growth overview:Rule of law and economic growth:Labour productivity:Sources of economic growth: aggregate production function.The new economy controversy:The power of sustained economic growth:Factors of US economic growth:Economic convergence: Economic growth overview: In the last two centuries, there has been a period of modern economic growth. Rapid and sustained economic growth is relatively recent experience for the human race. The Industrial Revolution refers to the widespread use of power-driven machines and the ability to perform tasks that therefore would have taken a vast number of workers to do. Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain, and soon spread for the US, Germany,…

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What is deflation?What are the causes of deflation?What are the dangers of deflation: What is deflation? Deflation is a sustained fall in an aggregate measure of prices. Changes in prices in one economic sector, or falling prices over a short period of time (one or two quarters) therefore do not qualify as real deflation. Declining prices can be driven by an increase in supply due to technological innovation and rapid productivity gains. These supply induced shocks are usually not problematic and can even be accompanied by robust growth – this is most evident within China. A fall in prices led…

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What is Ethereum:Previous approaches towards a consensus protocol:Two main applications on top of Ethereum:Further Applications Include:Application potential on Ethereum: What is Ethereum: The intent of Ethereum is to merge together, and improve upon the concepts of scripting, altcoins and on chain meta protocols, and allow developers to create arbitrary consensus based applications that have the scalability, standardisation, future completeness, ease of development and interoperability offered by these different paradigms all at the same time. Ethereum does this by building, essentially the ultimate abstract foundational layer: a blockchain with a built-in complete programming language, allowing anyone to write smart contracts, and…

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What is inflation:How inflation is calculated:What are the issues with CPI?Core inflation index:Impact of inflation:Benefits of inflation:What is indexing? What is inflation: Inflation is a general and ongoing rise in the levels of prices in an entire economy. Inflation doesn’t refer to a change in relative prices. Inflation means that there is pressure for prices to rise in most markers in the economy. The power of inflation does not just affect goods and services, but wages and income levels too. How inflation is calculated: To calculate a price of a basket of goods: To calculate price levels, economists begin with…

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Overview of Second Layer Solutions on the BTC network:Lighting Network explained.How does this work in the real world?The three main types of Layer Two Solutions:Issues with Second Layer Solutions? Overview of Second Layer Solutions on the BTC network: Second layer innovations on the BTC network are aimed at mitigation of certain innate weaknesses within the design on BTC. After the protocol wars occurred during the inception phases of Bitcoin, there was a range of commentary and speculation surrounding block-size importance, and the positives or negatives of changing the block-size. BTC Core developers were adamant and strong in their view that…

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Palantir SPAC Investment Overview.The Philosophy Of SPAC Investments.The Street’s View On SPAC Investments.The Innate Risks Of SPAC Investments. Palantir SPAC Investment Overview. Palantir has invested over $450M within SPACs over the course of the past year. Whilst, per the COOs Sankar’s’ recent commentary, the SPAC initiatives are expected to peak, this report will investigate the philosophy of the SPAC strategic investments for Palantir. The Philosophy Of SPAC Investments. Palantir, since inception, have battle-tested their software within the context of intelligence agencies, and the Governmental sphere. We believe that this initiative was paramount for the success, and viability of Palantir’s’ current…

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Both sides to the argument as to why Government slowdown has occurred.Quarterly revenue splits between commercial & government business.Risks of Government overreliance.Benefits of working within Governments.Our view: more growth to come within Governments. Government revenue growth slowed down in the quarter to 26%: Q1 revenue government growth YoY: 76%. Q2 revenue government growth YoY: 66%. Q3 revenue government growth YoY: 34%. Q4 revenue government growth YoY: 26%. These figures here indicate towards an evident slowdown within the Government sphere. We will lay out both sides of the argument to come to the most logical and plausible conclusion. Firstly, for the…

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