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Monday, September 21, 2020

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America’s ‘other’ health-care revolution

America's 'other' health-care revolution (via The Christian Science Monitor) This is the cover story in the Oct. 28 issue of The Christian Science MonitorWeekly.(Phil Marden...

Hugh Hendry – The Arrogance And Conceit Of A Well-Formed Argument

This conversation with Hugh Hendry didn't make it into the final cut of his recent Real Vision interview, so you'll sure as hell want...
Smart contracts

The Promise Of Smart Contracts

                     STAN Jerry, we’re not just going to give you seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars. WADE What the heck were you thinkin’? Heck, if I’m only gettin’ bank interest, I’d look...
Russia Crude oil

Crude Oil: A Problem For Putin’s Russia [INFOGRAPHIC]

  H/T Visual Capitalist ................... Some countries benefit from having oil as a cheaper input, but Russia is not one of them. Russia is the second largest...
gold price

The Experts Are Wrong Again

Bloomberg December 2015: But Societe Generale predicts gold will be a casualty of the rate hike, falling below $US1000 an ounce, to $US955 by...
Student Debt

Roughly half of student debt is held by borrowers who aren’t required to make...

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York publishes the always-interesting Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit. The Q4 2017 version came out recently. In total, Americans...
Wall Street

Trump’s Advisor on Wall Street Regulations is a Longtime Swamp-Dweller

Surprise: Trump’s Advisor on Wall Street Regulations is a Longtime Swamp-Dweller President-elect Donald Trump’s transition-team adviser on financial policies and appointments, Paul Atkins, has been...
Oil books

Going Home For Thanksgiving? Your Family Will Seem Normal After Reading About These

Are you planning a trip home for the upcoming holidays? You are not alone. Last year American Automobile Association (AAA) Travel estimated that more...

Feds Querying Banks Over Tax-Avoidance Trades: WSJ

Feds Querying Banks Over Tax-Avoidance Trades: WSJ Financial regulators are heightening their focus on banks involved in complex international trades designed to skirt taxes, the...
Bitcoin Blockchain

The Rise And Fall And Rise Again Of Bitcoin Giant Charlie Shrem

At age 21 Charlie Shrem was a Bitcoin superstar. Two years later he was thrown in jail. Now 26, Charlie tells his amazing story...
DoubleLine Infrastructure Income Fund Funding Gap

DoubleLine I – “Bridging The Funding Gap”

On February 28, 2018, the DoubleLine Infrastructure team held a webcast discussing the Infrastructure Income Fund (BILDX/BILTX), titled “Bridging the Funding Gap.” See 2017 Hedge...

How is Goldman able to trade such large commodity positions in the Dodd-Frank world?

A $100 million loss from gas-price wager contributes to worst-ever quarter for commodities unit Goldman wagered that gas prices in the Marcellus Shale in...

Belgian Postal Service Buys PE-Backed Amazon Rival For $820M

Belgian Post Group (aka bpost) has agreed to acquire Radial, a private equity-backed ecommerce logistics company, at an enterprise value of $820 million. The deal...
reminiscences of a stock operator pdf

Paying For Long-Term Performance

Paying For Long-Term Performance by SSRN Lucian A. Bebchuk Harvard Law School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and...