Archive for May 2020

Cuban Missile Crisis Redux

While Minneapolis burns and the Trump-Twitter spat escalates, we have World War III on our minds as tensions escalate between the U.S. and China. Read More

Three Little Charts and the End of the Economy

The coming economic “recovery” will be agonizingly slow… and fewer startups is just part of the problem. Read More

Gold Intrigue 2020

“What can explain this bizarre and a-typical behaviour of the gold price?” asks an article at Medium. The gold manipulation story gets more profoundly messed up… Read More

Facebook’s Next Conquest

Facebook “pivots from relying on advertising revenue to e-commerce in response to pandemic-driven economic changes,” says James Altucher. Read More

Hunter and Quarry

From our lips to the mainstream’s ears: Zach Scheidt called it… and now Big Tech’s shopping spree has gotten underway. Read More

The Unbreakable Chain

The full-time rumor mill that surrounds every new release of an Apple iPhone cranked up to warp speed yesterday. Read More

A Tale of Two Americas

The Tale of Two Americas in 2020 has morphed into a funhouse mirror image of 2012–14… and it’s common knowledge. Read More

Theater of the Absurd

Financial media folks scratched their heads last week, wondering aloud about the rumor that Amazon was interested in buying AMC… What? Read More

Terminal

We have seen the future of the American restaurant. And it is sterile… In memoriam of locally owned restaurants. Read More

Playing God

What if it’s a false choice? What if the whole “saving lives versus opening up the economy” thing is bogus? Read More