Good news?

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Under normal circumstances, a waterfall-like collapse in commodity prices would not be seen as “good news” for the economy’s near-term prospects. But these are not normal circumstances. A few weeks back I called the top in wage-related inflation pressures. I still…

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Chaos is a Ladder

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“The industry and these companies are shrouded in mystery. In that situation, history tells us that there will be all sorts of risky behavior, fraud, and deceit,” says John Reed Stark, a former chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office…

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The Mushy Middle

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This is the hard part. The shock of being in a bear market wears off quickly. Some stuff blows up and the losses are not evenly distributed. Some stuff looks okay – defensive stocks, utilities, etc. Down but not down and…

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The Great Reset

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Welcome to the latest episode of The Compound & Friends. This week, Michael Batnick, Howard Lindzon, Packy McCormick, and Downtown Josh Brown discuss fintech and the future of web3, venture capital, and much more! You can listen to the whole thing…

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Future Proof is Coming

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I did an interview about what we have planned for the hottest investment conference of 2022, the inaugural Future Proof festival, coming to Huntington Beach, California this September. Thousands of people will be there. So will every relevant company in fintech,…

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What is Juneteenth?

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When my firm’s Director of People Operations informed me that the New York Stock Exchange (and Nasdaq) was to be closed for the first time on Monday, June 20th to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday (which, this year, fell on a Sunday…

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The Most Athletic Doctor Ever and Andy Warhol’s Cookie Jar Collection: Let’s Go on the Financial Wayback Machine

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By Josh Katzowitz, WCI Content Director One of the first things I remember writing as a kid was a short story about Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, Ford’s Theater, and how I invented a time machine to go back to 1865…

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Winning the End Game

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By Dr. James M. Dahle, WCI Founder In chess, there is an opening, a middle game, and the end game. Given our mortality, there is also an end game in investing. Today, we'll address it. Our subject comes from an email:…

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It Can’t Really Get Worse

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Welcome to the latest episode of The Compound & Friends. This week, Michael Batnick, Eric Jackson, and Downtown Josh Brown discuss growth investing, Cathie Wood, accelerating layoffs, the state of crypto, the Fed’s decision, Eric’s favorite stock ideas, activist investors, and…

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Trend Following

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The reality is that for anyone who knows how to read a chart it’s been very obvious that this is a bear market. Even if the bear market didn’t become “official” until just now. A majority of stocks in the United…

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