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“Concerns Have Abated”: FalconX Resumes Use Of Silvergate Network As Crypto Bank Amasses Large Short Interest

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Like almost every other equity related to crypto this month, Silvergate Capital has been punished badly. As we noted last week, the stock has had a triumphant fall from grace, plunging from highs of $160 per share in early 2022 to lows near…

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November Vehicle Sales Forecast: Down slightly from October; Up 11% Year-over-year

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by Calculated Risk on 11/22/2022 02:58:00 PM From WardsAuto: November U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales to Slow from Prior Month; Still Point to Stronger Q4 (pay content).  Brief excerpt:Although heavily laden with pickups, inventory will rise again in November, lifting the prospects that…

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Treasury Market Liquidity & Volatility Problems Could Derail Fed Balance Sheet Reduction

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Authored by Michael Maharrey via SchiffGold.com,Interest rate hikes get most of the attention as the Federal Reserve fights inflation, but balance sheet reduction is arguably more important. And it’s not going well.Since the Fed stopped buying Treasuries and started letting bonds fall…

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Virtue Signals vs. Noise

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By Michael Every of RabobankVirtue Signals vs. NoiseAt the World Cup on Monday, the Iranian team captain told the world’s press that he sympathized with the protestors being shot by his government before all his players refused to sing their national…

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Sam Bankman-Fried’s Parents Bought Bahamas “Vacation Home” Among $121 Million In FTX Property Purchases

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It turns out that it wasn't just the "executives" running the show at FTX and Alameda who were enjoying the luxuries of owning mansion in the Bahamas...Sam Bankman-Fried's parents were also among a group that "bought at least 19 properties worth…

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Lawler: Likely “Dramatic shift” in Household Formation has “Major implications” for 2023

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by Calculated Risk on 11/22/2022 09:17:00 AM Today, in the Calculated Risk Real Estate Newsletter: Lawler: Likely "Dramatic shift" in Household Formation has "Major implications" for 2023A brief excerpt: Below is a chart showing the CPS/ASEC estimates of the % of…

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App Store ‘Gatekeepers’ Urged To Deplatform “Dangerous” Twitter Itself

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Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News,App store ‘gatekeepers’ Apple, Google Play and Amazon could all decide to deplatform Twitter itself following new owner Elon Musk’s commitment to free speech, according to a report.Speculation over app stores potentially targeting Twitter…

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AP Fires Reporter Who Risked Triggering WWIII With Polish Missile Misinformation

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Five days after the Associated Press cited an anonymous 'senior US intelligence official' in a story that claimed a Russian missile killed two Polish civilians, one of the two reporters behind the story was fired.James LaPorta (Twitter)Reporters James LaPorta (fired) and…

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Transcript: Marcus Shaw

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The transcript from this week’s, MiB: Marcus Shaw, CEO of AltFinance, is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, YouTube, and Bloomberg. All of our earlier podcasts on your favorite…

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Link 11/22/2022

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How Wild Turkeys Find Love New York Times The Return of the Wild Turkey New Yorker (resilc) Mapping Lyme disease across western North America PhysOrg (David L) Expert Proposes a Method For Telling if We All Live in a Computer Program…

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University of California Comes to a Standstill as Academic Workers Strike

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Yves here. It’s been a long-standing disgrace that college and university tuitions have exploded, rising far faster than inflation, and have gone almost entirely into adminisphere bloat and gold-plated facilities. Aside from top professors (who typically make more consulting than working…

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Mayor Of London Calls For “New Regulation Of Online Speech” After Trump Twitter Reinstatement

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Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News,Following Elon Musk’s decision to reinstate President Trump to Twitter, The Mayor Of London Sadiq Khan declared that it is time for “new regulations” to police online speech.Khan, who seems to spend more time worrying…

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The Truth About Ivermectin

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Authored by Marina Zheng via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),Ivermectin has been hailed as a “wonder drug” and, according to the UNESCO World Science Report, a critical component of “one of the most triumphant public health campaigns ever waged in the…

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