Wikipedia describes a Ponzi scheme as: “A fraudulent investment that involves the payment of purported returns to existing investors from funds contributed by new investors. It is an investment system where the investment profits are paid with the money from other investors, and those who experience profit believe the profits
While most pundits and talking heads are focused on the yield curve inversion, a much more alarming market event is underway.
I missed you last week, I’m sorry. It’s been busy here at Capitalist Exploits HQ. Oh, and thank you very much to all who share these articles. It’s greatly appreciated. In the meantime, we’ve been keeping our eye on events. Here’s a good one: https://twitter.com/Schuldensuehner/status/1035828090323316736 And another one: Let this
Today I have for you a recorded conversation with Harris Kupperman (Kuppy), a friend of mine who manages Praetorian Capital, a Florida-based hedge fund. Kuppy is one of a clutch of guys who I call on to stress test my views and vice versa. Sometimes we disagree, though more often than
So when I came to you ragged, exhilarated, and a little bit richer two weeks ago, I referenced a buddy who I’m really grateful to know. Why? Because he’s a better trader than I am and surrounding yourself with smarter people than you sure ain’t a bad strategy. Today I bring
Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this weeks edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all it’s insanity. While