Is This The Right Shoulder?

August 18, 2016 5:54 AM


Everyone is asking: “Is this is the right shoulder in oil?” I know, I’m not a chart guy, but I certainly respect charts for entry points. Sentiment on oil is awful. Inventory is high. Refined inventory is off the charts. New supply is expected from all sorts of countries. Yeah, I’ve heard it all, but so have the charts. Here we are, and it sure looks like oil is forming a 2-year inverted head and shoulders (H&S) reversal. Look at the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production... more

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Fake Currency, Fake Exchange...(uggh)

August 7, 2016 12:26 PM


So, the inevitable happened, someone hacked Bitfinex where I kept part of my Bitcoin stash. It sounds like I’m getting back 64% of my bitcoins and a BFX token which I can potentially exchange for shares of iFinex Inc., which happens to be the Bitcoin exchange that lost my damn bitcoins in the first place!!! Why would I want to own non-tradable illiquid equity in an exchange that no one will ever want to put money into again? Why do I want BFX tokens? Why do I want Bitcoins in the first place... more

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Chris Calls Kuppy

July 30, 2016 5:28 AM


Two weeks ago, I had a call (linked below) with my good friend Chris MacIntosh from Capitalist Exploits. We spoke about Brexit, Bitcoin and why my investing strategy has evolved from buying small growing companies to buying the shake-outs from macro events. I recommend subscribing to Capitalist Exploits in order to get notified when new content is posted. Trading The Chaos https://capitalistexploits.at/2016/07/conversations-with-harris-kupperman/  

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Brexit Bargains

July 7, 2016 12:57 AM


In all my global wanderings, I’ve only been to London twice—during one of those visits, I didn’t even leave Heathrow. To say that I understand the inner psyche of the British is foolish, but I certainly would have voted in favor of Brexit. I would have voted this way, not because I’m uneducated, impoverished or racist. I certainly don’t feel disenfranchised. I would have voted for Brexit out of sheer personal self-interest. As I watch both leading UK parties disintegrate into internecine cha... more

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The Chinese Laundromat

May 8, 2016 6:21 PM


What is the national pastime of China? If you answered gambling, you probably have a few Chinese friends. What is the national pastime of Chinese business people? If you answered tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, then you’ve tried to do business in China. When a handful of businessmen merged these two pastimes, they made a fortune by building casinos in Macao. Now, the Chinese government is cracking down on Macau, but cultures don’t change—they find new outlets. Is Bitcoin the ne... more

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