Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Commentary

Commentary on Emerging Growth stocks and the financial markets in general.

Your Week In Brief; In Fraud We Trust

From lying about the state of containment of the coronavirus or the state of labor camps where a million or more ethnic minorities toil to lying about intellectual property theft, China lies and lies big. And so do its companies. But not like they used to. The frauds of the early 2000s were both the biggest and the most colorful.

Your Week in a Brief; I have Debt

The real worry for many economists isn’t the debt on the books, which as discussed isn’t a problem so long as payments are manageable, but the “off-balance sheet liabilities,” which are spending commitments that fall outside of the promise to pay back borrowed money. The bulk of these commitments are Social Security, pension guarantees, Medicare, and Medicaid.

Your Week In Brief; The Summer of SPACs

"Do you remember the Summer of SPACs?" one day trader asks another after a brief argument over the importance of Apple's now 10th stock...

Your Week In Brief; On the Road Again

"All he needed was a wheel in his hand and four on the road." –Jack Kerouac.  There is nothing more quintessentially American than the open road—...

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Investing in Australian Stocks

It’s a big world out there. While investors should maintain their core holdings in strong, U.S.-based companies with reasonable growth and earnings trajectories, the...

Your Week In Brief A Reversal of Stock Splitting Philosophy

Stock splits do not affect the value of a company. An arithmetical, not alchemic formula, if you have one pen and split it in...

Your Week In Brief

Barr. Bezos. Hearings. The Fed. Earnings. More earnings. Tweets from the president suggesting he will contest the election.  An overwhelming barrage of market-moving news this...

Your Week In Brief

We will get to cybersecurity stocks and how two main drivers, the rise in telecommuting amid the coronavirus and fear of cybercrime, are moving...

Your Week In Brief

Essential. Adjective: absolutely necessary; extremely important. Noun: a thing of absolute importance. It is a word we have heard quite a bit over the last few months. As Covid-19 cases...

Your Week In Brief

Welcome to Groundhog Day. "Will this be the day when investors sell off and take some profits?" "How long can the market remain divorced from all...

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What Investors Can Learn From The Most Infamous Bitcoin Scam in...

The BitClub Network (or BCN), founded in 2014, was an early bitcoin mining network. From its founding up until 2019, when the project was shut down, promoters of BitClub Network advertised shares of cryptocurrency mining pools — collections of high-powered computer hardware that “mined” cryptocurrencies.

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