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Multiple markets are signaling turmoil ahead, but a correction might take longer to occur than anyone expects

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After releasing a viral piece at the start of November, about the upcoming “fakest year-end economic boom” on record, we’ve seen stock markets perform a half-pipe move similar to Tony Hawk attempting a 900. In other words: rampant, exponential, and endless in airtime.

Driven mostly by Big Tech behemoths making…

As the latest mania reaches its peak, crypto’s elite have gone all-in on one final swindle

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Late last Sunday, we witnessed the latest episode in the seemingly endless transmission of end-of-the-world predictions. Sporting Bitcoin’s signature emblem, the cringeworthy — and somewhat abandoned — “laser eyes”, Olympic rower-turned-crypto bro Cameron Winklevoss took to Twitter to don some tinfoil hat:

By declaring an imminent hyperinflationary collapse, the…

The latest madness and tomfoolery behind the scenes must indicate peak euphoria, right?

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On October 19th, 2021, Hindenburg Research, the iconic short-seller who’s helped take down the golden age of fraud’s various poster children, fancied the backbone of the crypto ecosystem Tether as its next victim, releasing a report calling into question the “stablecoin” issuer’s claims that most of its reserves, now supposedly…

The elites have printed their way to a phony economic romp, but what have they unleashed in the process?

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This Monday, following an epic rally in just about every risky asset class, the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors released the latest version of its Financial Stability Report, a biyearly gargantuan-size review of what officials think poses the gravest threat to Wall Street’s financial colossus.

Despite the seriousness of this…

During euphoric manias like today’s, the craziest investments always generate the most alpha

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Six months ago, Stuart Hoegner, the General Counsel of Tether Ltd., flung me a tweet, calling on me and any other critical crypto-journalist to “cry harder kids,” for simply pointing out the various scandals and tomfoolery that Tether’s executives have engaged in for years.

Since then, Tether’s crime spree has…

Is fear reaching its apex the start of at least one quarter of real economic prosperity?


“Crypto Tokens Plunge In Fresh Sign of Global Market Nerves,” a Bloomberg headline read last Saturday, becoming the latest installment in the media’s collective obsession over inviting economic doom.

Lately, however, this manufactured sentiment appears to be warranted. News of the emerging Transformers variant “Omicron”, and anxieties over a liquidity…

Markets near a major tipping point, just as winter comes knocking

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Within minutes last Friday afternoon — following a solid week of 45-degree devaluation, the U.S. Dollar Index ($DXY) rip roared higher seemingly out of nowhere by a deceptively large 1%, indicating immense dollar demand or a major shortage, somewhere deep in the complex, interconnected chasms of the global financial system.

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Dear my Medium readers,

I just remembered I published a couple of short but sweet stories that you might like to read, pieces I can’t post on Medium because of contractual obligations. Instead, you can find the links to these pieces below, which live on my Substack.

And the usual disclaimer: I’ve not left Medium!


A $1 Trillion Coin Won’t Fix America’s Problems

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Read the story here.

Is Bitcoin a Good Investment For Rogue States?

It could end in disaster or in superpower status!

Read the story here.


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