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Media: Me on the Keiser Report

Courtesy of Joshua M Brown, The Reformed Broker 

I did the Keiser Report this week with Max Keiser.  As always, it was….interesting.

Max is smart, entertaining and one of the leading scourges of Wall Street, I just love doing his show.  We talk military budgets, sleeping at night after a day on The Street and agricultural subsidy welfare among other topics.  My part comes in at the 12:20 mark.


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This is the Remix: Classic Wall Street Quotations for 2010

Very funny, don’t miss these… I know, I know, can’t seem to get off Joshua’s site. – Ilene 

This is the Remix: Classic Wall Street Quotations for 2010

Courtesy of Joshua M Brown, The Reformed Broker 

Soros, Buffett, Templeton, Livermore, Rothschild – This is the remix.  I’ve updated their classic quotations for the modern investment world.  Vote for your favorites below…Enjoy!

“We simply attempt to be greedy when others are fearful and to make others fearful when we do not have enough long positions on our sheets.” - Warren Buffett[George-Soros_Dr-Evil.jpg]

“Capital goes to where it can escape taxation and be used to pay employees in sacks of rice." -Walter Wriston

“Stock market bubbles don’t grow out of thin air. They have a solid basis in the creation and marketing of ETFs.” - George Soros

“It takes 150 years to build an investment bank and only five minutes to convince you to sell me preferred stock in it at a 10% interest rate.” - Warren Buffett

"The four most dangerous words in investing are ‘It’s the Lightning Round!’". - Sir John Templeton
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A Financial Blogger’s New Years Resolutions

This could have been called "Six New Years Resolutions by a Financial Blogger." But it wasn’t.  - Ilene  

A Financial Blogger’s New Years Resolutions

Man relaxing in hammock over cityscape

Courtesy of Joshua M Brown, The Reformed Broker

Here’s a list of resolutions I’ve made as a financial blogger for 2010.  I hope that by sticking to them, I can do a better job for you, dear reader…

I will not write "listy" titles like 10 Things or The Five whatever unless the post warrants it. Making a post into a list is blatant clickbaiting and I’m going to chill out with that.

I will not write about the latest Goldman Sachs junk just because I have nothing else to say at the moment. The whole Goldman is Evil meme has run its course…unless we find out that they’re eating babies or something, then it’s game on.

I will stop teasing the gold obsessives. After all, they may be proven correct this year and I’d rather be in the trade with them than player-hating from the sidelines if this turns out to be the case.

I will avoid taking cheap shots at the media personages and on-air commentators of financial television. Most of them are just trying to read what the producers have written for them so they can get through the day and get home to their kids like the rest of us.  Only in egregious cases of BS will I call out a talking head.

I will not read or showcase the work of any partisan hacks. I’ve lost all tolerance for those who take a position on an issue solely based on their what their particular political affiliation or leanings tell them.  Intelligent people formulate their opinions based on their own ideas, experience and conscience, regardless of what the party line might be.

I will attempt to walk the line between information and entertainment better. I believe a successful blog post contains a judicious mixture of elucidation, wit, outrage, personal viewpoint, accuracy and humor.  If I find myself veering off toward just one of these qualities, I will try to find the way back.

Stick with me this year and I promise, this blog is gonna kick your ass.

 


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Bespoke’s 2010 Roundtable: The Outlook From Your Favorite Bloggers

Bespoke’s 2010 Roundtable: The Outlook From Your Favorite Bloggers

Courtesy of Joshua M Brown, The Reformed Broker

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The Bespoke Investment Group just posted a killer 2010 Roundtable, including the views of some of the best financial bloggers out there.  I was honored to be included along with Eddy Elfenbein, Paul Kedrosky, Bill Luby, Michael Panzner, Mebane Faber, Charles Kirk and all the rest.

Below are some links to the piece:

Bespoke 2010 Roundtable (Main Post)

The Reformed Broker’s Outlook

Below are links to each blogger’s specific answers…

A Dash of Insight – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Crossing Wall Street – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Financial Armageddon – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Footnoted.org – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Paul Kedrosky’s Infectious Greed – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Investment Postcards – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

The Kirk Report – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Random Roger – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

The Reformed Broker – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

VIX and More – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Wall St. Cheat Sheet – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

World Beta – 2010 Bespoke Roundtable Q&A

Thanks to Justin and the whole Notorious B.I.G. crew.  I thought everyone had some really great insights for the new year.

 


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Pursuing Tesla's electric cars won't rev up VW's share price

 

Pursuing Tesla's electric cars won't rev up VW's share price

The 2015 diesel scandal resulted in a 40% drop in the company’s share price at the time. A. Aleksandravicius/Shutterstock

Courtesy of Hamza Mudassir, Cambridge Judge Business School

Volkswagen’s chairman, Herbert Deiss, has been struggling to bring the company’s stock price back to its previous heights since he took over the reins of the German car maker six years ago. The business has been emb...



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Biotech/COVID-19

What you need to know about the new COVID-19 variants

 

What you need to know about the new COVID-19 variants

B117, the SARS CoV-2 variant that was first detected in the U.K., has been found to be 30%-80% more transmissible. Juan Gaertner/Science Photo Library via Getty Images

Courtesy of David Kennedy, Penn State

Editor’s note: Two new strains of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 called B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 have been found in the U.K. and South Africa and are thought to be more transmissible. In ...



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Zero Hedge

Trump's China Trade War Cost Up To 245,000 American Jobs: Study

By Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com

(as published at ZeroHedge)

A new study estimates that President Trump’s trade war with China caused the loss of up to 245,000 American jobs.

The study from the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and Oxford Economics said a moderate reduction of tariffs on both sides could lead to an additional 145,000 US jobs and an increase in $160 billion GDP by 2025.

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ValueWalk

US Consumer Confidence Increases At Start Of 2021

By Refinitiv. Originally published at ValueWalk.

WASHINGTON, DC ‐ According to the Refinitiv/Ipsos Primary Consumer Sentiment Index, American consumer confidence for January 2021 is at 50.9, up 2.8 points from last month. The index fielded from December 25, 2020, to January 8, 2021.

Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more

American Consumer Confidence Is Back Up In 2021

After a sharp 4‐point decline in December, American consumer confidence has returned to levels seen in September 2020 (50.6). The Current, Expectations, Investment, and Jobs sub‐indices all experienced ...



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Kimble Charting Solutions

Treasury Bond Yields At Make-Or-Break Decision Point Says Joe Friday

Courtesy of Chris Kimble

Treasury bond yields (and interest rates) have been falling for so long now that investors have taken it for granted.

But bond yields have been rising for the past several months and perhaps investors should pay attention, especially as we grapple with questions about inflation and the broader economy (and prospects for recovery).

Today we ask Joe Friday to deliver us the facts! Below is a long-term “monthly” chart of the 30 Year US Treasury Bond Yield.

Counter-Trend Rally In Yields Facing Strong Resistance!

As you can see, treasury bond yields have spent much of the past 25 years trading in a falling channel… but the coronavirus crash sent yields...



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Mapping The Market

The Countries With The Most COVID-19 Cases

 

The Countries With The Most COVID-19 Cases

By Martin Armstrong, Statista, Jan 12, 2021

This regularly updated infographic keeps track of the countries with the most confirmed Covid-19 cases. The United States is still at the top of the list, with a total now exceeding the 22 million mark, according to Johns Hopkins University figures. The total global figure is now over 85 million, while there have been more than 1.9 million deaths.

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Politics

The Confederate battle flag, which rioters flew inside the US Capitol, has long been a symbol of white insurrection

 

The Confederate battle flag, which rioters flew inside the US Capitol, has long been a symbol of white insurrection

A historic first: the Confederate battle flag inside the U.S. Capitol. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

Courtesy of Jordan Brasher, Columbus State University

Confederate soldiers never reached the Capitol during the Civil War. But the Confederate battle flag was flown by rioters in the U.S. Capitol building for the first time ever on Jan. 6.

The flag’s prominence in the Capitol riot comes a...



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Chart School

Best Wyckoff Accumulation for 2020

Courtesy of Read the Ticker

Yes folks there has to be a winner. Price and volume in the right place. Very nice eye candy!


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Digital Currencies

Bitcoin: why the price has exploded - and where it goes from here

 

Bitcoin: why the price has exploded – and where it goes from here

B is for blast-off (but also bubble). 3DJustincase

Courtesy of Andrew Urquhart, University of Reading

Bitcoin achieved a remarkable rise in 2020 in spite of many things that would normally make investors wary, including US-China tensions, Brexit and, of course, an international pandemic. From a year-low on the daily charts of US$4,748 (£3,490) in the middle of March as pandemic fears took hold, bitcoin rose to ju...



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The Technical Traders

Adaptive Fibonacci Price Modeling System Suggests Market Peak May Be Near

Courtesy of Technical Traders

Our Adaptive Fibonacci Price Modeling system is suggesting a moderate price peak may be already setting up in the NASDAQ while the Dow Jones, S&P500, and Transportation Index continue to rally beyond the projected Fibonacci Price Expansion Levels.  This indicates that capital may be shifting away from the already lofty Technology sector and into Basic Materials, Financials, Energy, Consumer Staples, Utilities, as well as other sectors.

This type of a structural market shift indicates a move away from speculation and towards Blue Chip returns. It suggests traders and investors are expecting the US consumer to come back strong (or at least hold up the market at...



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Lee's Free Thinking

Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia - The Branch COVIDIANS Are Still Burning Down the House

 

Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia – The Branch COVIDIANS Are Still Burning Down the House

Courtesy of Lee Adler, WallStreetExaminer 

The numbers of new cases in some of the hardest hit COVID19 states have started to plateau, or even decline, over the past few days. A few pundits have noted it and concluded that it was a hopeful sign. 

Is it real or is something else going on? Like a restriction in the numbers of tests, or simply the inability to test enough, or are some people simply giving up on getting tested? Because as we all know from our dear leader, the less testing, the less...



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Insider Scoop

Economic Data Scheduled For Friday

Courtesy of Benzinga

  • Data on nonfarm payrolls and unemployment rate for March will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET.
  • US Services Purchasing Managers' Index for March is scheduled for release at 9:45 a.m. ET.
  • The ISM's non-manufacturing index for March will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET.
  • The Baker Hughes North American rig count report for the latest week is scheduled for release at 1:00 p.m. ET.
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