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FOOD

German retailer Aldi Nord to raise prices by 20-50% on Monday German retailer Aldi Nord will raise its prices by an average of 20-50% due to an increase in production costs, local media reported on Sunday. From Monday onwards, meat, sausage products, and butter will be “significantly more expensive,” a

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Current Affairs/Politics
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UKRAINE PLAY?

I received a query from a subscriber as per below: Trade idea: After the war in Ukraine subsides, we’ll likely see a huge injection of capital to rebuild the bombed cities. Is there a micro play here on a few larger Ukrainian construction / raw materials / home builders that

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inflation
CapEx Team

NEW RULES. NO RULES

For most of us we’ve not lived in this sort of environment before — one where all that we’ve trusted is shattered. There is momentous change taking place right now. Let us cover some ground here just to see how far things have come so that we don’t delude ourselves.

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VIEW FROM THE OTHER SIDE

I go by the premise that it’s all propaganda. Within it there are inevitably some truths along with some non truths muttered by outright fabrications. Discerning which is which can be tough. Nevertheless, viewing both sides of the coin can provide some insights. With that in mind let us take

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Trading
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CHINA

Hat tip to my buddy John Winsell Davies for sharing this with me. The China H-shares index is now trading at levels last seen in the immediate aftermath of Lehman in Q4 2008. There are a lot of companies that have been thrown out of the bath with the water.

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No love for Greta? – OWTW

  STRAIGHT OUT OF VENEZUELA’S PLAYBOOK The following sounds like something you’d expect of Venezuela. Sadly, it is France (we double checked, just to be sure): French President Emmanuel Macron said the state will need to take control of some firms in the energy sector in a plan to bolster the country’s independence.

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Capitalist Viewpoints
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PROBABILITY TELLS US

That we’re gonna crash. You will by now have noted that the pointy shoes at the Fed hiked rates by 25 basis points. As my buddy Tony Greer pointed out: The last time we saw inflation at these levels, Fed Funds ratcheted to 15% to cool things down. Fed Funds

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