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April 7, 2021

All Good Things Must End…


I’ve been trading stocks for two decades now. As time goes on, I get more attuned to my own gut feel—a gut feel that has been honed from countless mistakes along the way. I don’t know why, but when I have trouble sleeping, it is always about some position of mine. I play the scenarios over in my mind, I think it through, but ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: GBTC
March 22, 2021

Who’s Scared Of A Few BPS…???


Over the past few months, bonds have had one of their sharpest selloffs in history. This should be no surprise. JPOW and Yellen have been quite clear that they intend to create epic levels of inflation and shred bondholders. History is replete with paper currencies getting debauched. As a result, I expect that our clueless band of inflationeers will succeed beyond their wildest dreams—especially ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: Bitcoin, CNR, JOE
December 27, 2020

On Riding Freight Trains…


I have a friend who’s a reasonably competent trader. He’s the type who draws his voodoo lines everywhere on the charts. He caught the same trendline break on Bitcoin that I did around $9,200. He expected some resistance around $10,000 and sold out for a quick score just below the figure. He then got the breakout at $12,000 and rode it a few thousand. ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: GBTC, JOE
November 24, 2020

Why This Reflexive Ponzi Scheme Will Continue…


Since many of you are sick of hearing about Bitcoin, I promise this is my last post on the topic for a while. That said, I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out the unusually lucrative arbitrage trade that is largely responsible for sending Bitcoin parabolic. I glossed over it in my last post and given the questions that I’ve received, a full post ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: GBTC
November 16, 2020

My Favorite Ponzi Scheme (Part II)…


People frequently point to Bitcoin having a globally distributed ledger. That may be an interesting attribute, but to me, it’s a globally distributed Ponzi Scheme. It’s amazing to watch as thousands of people pump Bitcoin across all nature of platforms. These people may not know each other and they may even dislike each other, but they’re all united in pumping Bitcoin higher. It truly ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: GBTC
August 17, 2020

BTC 3.0


I am known as a guy who gets infatuated with a handful of stocks or sectors at a time. I let the subconscious drive me, and as my interest level expands, so does my position sizing. The objective is to take a few highly concentrated shots on goal each year; where I can size up and risk almost nothing by catching the precise inflection-point ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: GBTC
July 28, 2020

My Favorite Ponzi Scheme…


Let’s set some ground rules here. As far as I’m concerned, Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme. If you think Bitcoin is the future of money, a store of value or any other nonsense, I’m not going to disagree with you. Every good scam needs vocal and loyal apostles. Go out and spread the gospel—you have my support as I’m long. In my mind, Bitcoin ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: GBTC
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