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May 27, 2020

There is no Spoon: Central Banks Try to Print Away Market Risk

It’s hard to love pop culture, economics, and general nerdery as much as I do without eventually conjuring up some imagery from The Matrix. That movie […]
May 22, 2020

USO Crazy: What Happens When an Oil ETF Can’t Buy Oil?

I don’t think I’ve ever received as many phone calls, emails, or text messages in one day as I did when oil prices went negative last […]
May 22, 2020

The First City of Capitalism: Silver’s Time to Shine

Powered by an intricate set of 22 dams, 140 mills churned out silver. It was an impressive feat of engineering given the time. Slaves were forced […]
May 20, 2020

Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes: Turn and Face the “Strain”-ge

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 began, Brazil is one of the countries I have watched closely. Primarily, that’s because I have traveled there far more than […]
May 15, 2020

Pick Me Up: Riding This Economy Into the Great Unknown

It seems that every week, we get round after round of economic data, and it’s all… well, it’s terrible. Yesterday was no exception, either, with initial […]
May 15, 2020

Trump vs. Powell: Who Wins?

President Trump recently tweeted, “As long as other countries are receiving the benefit of Negative Rates, the USA should also accept the ‘GIFT’. Big numbers!” Considering […]
May 12, 2020

We Were Family: Life Lessons Learned Through Small-Market Sports

I miss baseball. MLB is discussing the possibility of playing a shortened season to no fans in the stands, and that has probably excited me more […]
May 8, 2020

What We Do in the Shadows: Stories Told by Hidden Data

In case you haven’t been able to tell by my writing these past few weeks, I love pop culture. Whether it’s music, movies, TV, theater, art, […]
May 8, 2020

Conversation with Katusa: The Biggest Short Squeeze in History

Dear Reader, If you aren’t paying attention to the global squeeze of U.S. Dollars then you need to get up to speed quick. And to my […]