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Baptized into the world of business and travel at a young age I’ve subsequently lived in multiple countries, traveled to many more and built myself a small fortune investing in businesses and markets that I spend an extraordinary amount of time doing due diligence on.

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Elon Musk Pulls An ICO
Last week something amazing, breathtaking, and revolutionary happened. We had another ICO… the very first of its kind. An Initial Car Offering.
The "Other" Side Of Asymmetry You Never Hear About
What is unique about Japan is that the BOJ is targeting yield and holding the 10-year at zero. Not sub zero – just zero.
The Year Was 1989…
Most economic crises are the result of an economic boom which leads to investors getting all giddy, bidding up assets to the point where they become completely disconnected with reality.
Jamie Dimon Should Learn About Lemons
It seems that James Dimon knows little about modern day "lemons" and their properties. Here's some major ignorance points he shared with us all on his views just recently.
We Have Met The Enemy… And He Is Us
Breathe, relax, and put everything into context. Most of the time you should be doing nothing at all except observing.
SDR: The New Global Currency
The market appears to be painting a particularly nasty picture for the greenback, and the bears, as we can see, are all in and betting on black.
Warning: Danger Lurks Here
Since 1995, the supply of stocks, particularly in the US, has been shrinking faster than Trump’s approval ratings. At the same time, the number of indexes have exploded like one of Kim’s shiny new missiles. Why?
Electricit Cars Everywhere
We can all switch to EVs but all we’re doing is swapping out fossil fuels from our gas tanks for fossil fuels at our power stations.
Ruskies, Sanctions, And Bitcoin – Coincidence?
Far from banning Bitcoin and crypto currencies, Russia is now raising US$100m to mine crypto currencies.
Revisiting Saudi Arabia
I do think the spat with Qatar has less to do with them than it has to do with Iran and with the Saudi’s domestic problems – both financial and political.
Two Events Just Hinted At Explosive Growth Ahead
Now that equity holders have been wiped out, the bond-holders will be left to fight over the remaining assets. Better than being an equity holder but not a position you'd want to be in.
Solving The Liquidity Problem (Not What You Think!)
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, which had stopped the fungibility of Old Mutual shares, was reported to be buying the shares on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange and transferring them to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Mr. Creosote Is Full
Fed, ECB and BoJ account for roughly 14 trillion dollars of balance sheets. The BoJ is actually accelerating this trend… quintupling its size in under a decade.
World Out Of Whack: You’d Be Fired For Doing This
Fixed income is marketed to people as a dull product—five times your money isn’t a dull return—that’s better than most growth equity guys.
World Out Of Whack: The End Of Oil Within 10 Years?
Oil demand will peak at 100 million barrels per day by 2020, dropping to 70 million barrels per day by 2030. That represents a drop of 30 million barrels in real terms and 40 million barrels below the EIA’s current “business as usual” case.
World Out Of Whack: Déjà Vu In The USD Bull Market?
Emerging markets sold a record amount of government debt in the first quarter of this year.
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