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Cathie Wood: Tesla and Disruptive Innovation (video, left), Solving the Money Problem

Cathie Wood on Tesla, Innovation, and Investing (video, right), Solving the Money Problem

A Flood of Money Should Keep Bull Market Going: Ray Dalio, Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch

Why the Winklevoss Twins Think Bitcoin’s Rally is Different This Time, Abigail Ng, CNBC

$50K Bitcoin in 2021? Nathaniel Whittmore, Coindesk

I’ve Worked Abroad in Multiple Places – Here’s What it Taught Me About Money in America, Vanessa Menchaca Wachtmeister, Time/Next Advisor

China on the upswing; America on the down side of the Arc

CAPE (Cyclically Adjusted Price Earnings) is high, relatively speaking

Cathie Wood: Ahead of the Curve, Jeff Wilser, Coindesk

Experts: Save 6 Times Your Income By Age 50, Elizabeth Gravier, CNBC

Steve Wozniak Starting Another Company Years After Co-Founding Apple, Catherine Clifford, CNBC

Virgin Galactic is Launching a Human Spaceflight This Month, Sissi Cao, Observer

 

It’s Going to End Badly With Civil War and 2nd Amendment Rights at Risk: Doug Casey (video, left), Stansberry Research

CS Commentary: Not an endorsement of Stansberry Research, or Doug Casey, but his futuristic predictions hit the nail right on the head. Last we heard, Casey was living in Argentina.

Doug Casey: Uncomfortable Buying Gold at these Levels (video, right), Stansberry Research

Global Perfect Storm Portfolio, Part 2 – Building Bridges, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money; Also see, Building The Global ‘Perfect Storm’ Portfolio, Short Version, updated 2/29/20, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money; Also see, Lazy Portfolio ETF – Different ETF Portfolio Options, with alternative choices for risk, Lazy Portfolio

2020 Last Chance to Earn 32% Increase in Social Security Benefits, Christie Bieber, The Motley Fool

Five Best Growth Stocks to Buy Now: Ray Dalio, Insider Monkey

Must Read – Investors And Retirees Perfect Storm Warning: Market Crash, Hyperinflation, & Massive Tax Hikes, Jeff Camarda, Forbes; Also see, How Likely Is Hyperinflation in the U.S.? Advisor Perspectives

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Cryptocurrency


This Week:

Not Just Bitcoin Going Up

Crypto Market Cap and Prices, 12/11/20

Institutional Money May Propel Bitcoin to $250K in One Year’s Time, Marco Castrovilli, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin Hitting $200K by December 2021 is Now Conservative, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Citibank Exec Says Bitcoin Will Trade at $318,000 By End of 2021, Terence Zimwawa, Bitcoin News

Nine Bitcoin Charts That Clarify The Current Run-up In Price, Nic Carter, Medium

Ray Dalio Believes Nations Will Outlaw Bitcoin if Price Keeps Rising, Joseph Young, Cointelegraph

Citibank Exec Says Bitcoin Will Trade at $318,000 By End of 2021, Terence Zimwawa, Bitcoin News

Previous Weeks:

Is Bitcoin’s Rally Overstretched? This Key Indicator Says No, Omkar Godbole, Coindesk

Bitcoin Surges To Highest Since July 2019 After Pay Pal Embrace, Valdana Hajric, Bloomberg

Former Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund Manager: Bitcoin Will Surge To $1 Million – Here’s Why, Billy Bambrough, Forbes

Hedge Fund Billionaire Tudor Says Bitcoin Rally On In First Inning, Zack Voell, Coindesk

Still So Early – 7% Of Americans Have Bought Bitcoin, Study Finds, Joseph Young, Cointelegraph

Forget Ethereum, Di-Fi Is Being Built On Bitcoin, Edan Yago, Coindesk

A 90x Return in Five Years? Former Hedge Fund Manager Predicts Bitcoin About To Break Out, Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch

Enormous Wall Of Money Coming Into Bitcoin, Price To Reach $1 Million In Five Years: Hedge Fund Manager, Kevin Helms, Bitcoin News

Here Are The Top Public Companies That Have Adapted Bitcoin As A Reserve Asset, Jeffrey Gogo, Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Price Turns Bullish After Square’s $50 Million BTC Purchase – $11K Next? Michael van de Poppe, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin, an Overview – Approaching $20K Again?

Crypto Market Cap and Prices, 10/30/20

Coinbase Hemorrhages Employees Following Controversial [read, ‘Courageous’] Cultural Stance, Benjamin Pirus, Cointelegraph

CS Commentary: 5% of employees leaving is not exactly a ‘hemorrhage’

Bitcoin Has Tendency Of Adding Zeros To Its Price: Bloomberg, Michael Kapilkov, Cointelegraph

Grayscale Investments Scooped Up Over 17,000 BTC In The Last Seven Days, Jamie Redman, News Bitcoin

Neal Richardson Says Expect Federal Reserve To Launch A Digital Currency, Mike Zimmerman, Barron’s

Crypto Outperforms Gold, Equities In 2020 (video, right), Bloomberg Markets and Finance

100 Million People Worldwide Use Crypto Based Assets: Cambridge, Felipe Erazo, Cointelegraph

Coinbase Has Drawn A Line In The Sand For Its Activist Employees, Pete Pachal, Coindesk

What Is DeFi? Alyssa Hertig, Coindesk

IBM Executive Says Blockchain Becoming Useful Business Tool, Rachel Wolfson, Cointelegraph

Chime Now Worth $4.5 Billion Surging Past Robinhood As Most Valuable US Consumer FinTech, Hugh Son, CNBC

Bitcoin Bull Tim Draper Reveals Secrets Of His Alt Portfolio, Joshua Mapperson, Cointelegraph

3 Reasons Traders Turned Bullish With Bitcoin At $10.7K, Joseph Young, Cointelegraph

Crypto Market Cap and Prices, 10/03/20

Time To Go Up? Bitcoin To $100,000, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Mad Money Host Jim Cramer Forecasts Generational Wealth Storage Shift, Benjamin Pirus, Cointelegraph

CNBC’s Jim Cramer Changes Mind, Finally Putting Money Into Bitcoin, Nicholas Otieno, Blockchain

No One Can Refuse Chinese Digital Currency, Says Central Bank Exec, Helen Partz, Cointelegraph

Time To Go Up? Bitcoin To $100,000, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Mad Money Host Jim Cramer Forecasts Generational Wealth Storage Shift, Benjamin Pirus, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin Echoing 2017 Bull Run, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin To End 2020 In Style: 3 Factors Predict Price Surge, Joseph Young, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin To $300,000? $80-100,000 In Next Run-Up/Coinbank Going Public? (video, left), Thinking Crypto

Bitcoin Will Break $400K In Long Term, $100K By Late 2021, Morgan Creek Predicts, Helen Partz, Cointelegraph

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Common Sense Interpretation

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The Big Picture, 9/30/20

S&P 500 Performance By Sector Year-to-Date

The Stock Market Has Correctly Predicted Every Presidential Election Since 1984 – Here’s What To Look For In 2020, Matthew Fox, Business Insider

CS Commentary: S&P 500 was at 3294 on August 3, 2020, exactly 3 months before the election. Update,10/07/20: the S&P 500 is around 3420.

Must Read – Don’t Discount The Dollar Yet – It Will Remain The Global Reserve Currency, Joseph W. Sullivan, Foreign Policy

Quote: “Nonetheless, Beijing’s recent actions have eviscerated the yuan’s prospects as a real reserve currency.” For a more comprehensive treatment, see Evaluating The Arguments For The Dollar’s Demise, Advisor Perspectives

Must Read: Why Gold Prices Are Hitting All Time Highs, Justin Verdon, Mineral Prices

These Are The Next FANG Stocks ARK Portfolio Manager Says As Fund Sees Record Breaking Inflows, Lizzie Gurdus, CNBC

Bond King Gundlach: Trump Will Beat Biden, Avoid The Bond Market, Robert Huebscher, Advisor Perspectives

Must Read: Social Security’s Funding Crisis Has Arrived, Gary Schilling, Bloomberg

 A Look Back: How Likely Is Hyperinflation In The U.S.? Seaborn Hall, Advisor Perspectives

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Resources

Investopedia’s Top 100 Financial Advisors 2020, Investopedia

CS Commentary: See methodology at the bottom of the page.

Current Mortgage and Refinance Rates For October 2020, Bank Rate

Financial Advisor’s 2019 Top 600+ RIA Rankings, FA

Financial Advisor’s 2019 RIA Top 50 Fastest Growing Firms, FA

Everything You Need To Know About Credit Scores, Finimpact

Forex Trading Industry Statistics 2020, Daily Forex

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More Common Sense

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Books:

1984, George Orwell, Amazon

CS Commentary: If Biden is elected, here it comes.

Culture:

Elon Musk Leaving CA For TX is a ‘Big Warning’ (video, left), Fox Business\

Newsmax Gets Ratings Win Over Fox News First Time Ever, Brian Stelter, CNN

Hillsong Founder Brian Houston Says NY Pastor Fired For ‘Narcissism’ and Multiple Affairs, Rachel DeSantis, People

Police Investigating Death of Social Media Influencer Alexis Sharkey, Fox News

Trump Lawyer Jenna Ellis Say She’s Received Hundreds of Threats, Jack Phillips, The Epoch Times

Media Frequently Rushes To Incorrect Judgment – Here’s How (video, right), Greg Kelly, Newsmax

Seal Team Six Makes Dramatic Predawn Rescue Of American Hostage In Nigeria, Tom Demerly, The Aviationist; Also see, Seal Team Six Rescues Hostage in Nigeria, Howard Altman, Military Times

Meghan Markle Told To Get Perspective As Piers Morgan Labels Her A ‘Privileged Princess,’ Emily Ferguson, Express UK

Washington State Crews Destroy The First Murder Hornet Nest, The Guardian/AP

Must Read – Trump Resistance Plans Mass Mobilization Effort After Election To Shut Down Country If Biden Does Not Win, Joy Pullman, The Federalist

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

Vaccines and Expected Release Dates

CDC Shortens Quarantine Recommendations, Colin Dwyer, NPR

Doctors Say CDC Should Warn People That Covid Vaccine Is No Easy Thing, Berkeley Lovelace, Jr., CNBC

Elon Musk Said He Tested Positive and Negative for Covid-19 – Here’s What You Need To Know About Different Tests, Cory Stieg, CNBC

Human Coronavirus Inactivated By Mouthwash, Madeline Farber, Fox News

Must See – Coronavirus: Air On Planes Safer Than Homes (video, left), Fox News

Must See – Former Obama Staffer (and new Biden Chief of Staff) Describes Obama-Biden Handling Of Swine Flu: ‘We Did Everything Wrong,’ (video, right) Dinesh D’Souza

Must See – CA Doctor Successfully Cures 1700 Covid-19 Patients Using Hydroxychloroquine, OAN; Also see, The Jury Is in On Hydroxychloroquine – ‘it saves lives, Sky News Australia; Also see, Why Are The Democrats And Liberal Media Suppressing Convincing Data That Hydroxychloraquine Is Effective Against Covid-19?, Life, Liberty And Levin, James Moore

Update: CDC Home Pages On Coronavirus; Also see here; Also see, CDC Updated Global Map On Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus, CDC; Also see, Coronavirus Resource Center, John Hopkins University

Medicare And Coronavirus, medicare.gov

Movies:

Lionsgate Vice Chair Talks Big Tech Bias (video, left), Political Tensions, Newsmax

Miles Teller Says No Green Screens Were Used In Top Gun Maverick, Matthew Neale, NME

Avatar 2 Will Change Movies Forever, Screen Rant

Jon Voight Speaks Out, Sky News Australia

The Plot Against The President, Documentary, Trailer, Turn Key Films

CS Commentary: For more on the coup to take down President Trump see our Politics Page, Common Sense Interpretation section.

A Third Ten – More Under-rated Films For Lockdown Viewing, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation; Also see, Ten More Under-rated Films For Lockdown Viewing, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation; Also see, Ten Under-rated Films For Lockdown Viewing, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation

Music:

Stay, Mikky Ekko (video, left), KCRW; Also see, Stay, Rihanna with Mikky Ekko, Rihanna

CS Commentary: Warning – Video is PG-13. But, what a great song this is.

Artists Cover Cat Stevens Classics, Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone

It Ain’t Over till it’s Over, Official Music Video, Lenny Kravitz

Country Roads, Take Me Home, Whitney Late Show

Katy Perry Cancelled For Civility Towards Trump Supporters, The Truth

Long Lost Music Video – Lady D’Arbanville, Cat Stevens/ Yusuf

Sports: 

How Falcon’s Kicker Bested Seahawks with Onside Kick (video, left), 8intheboxproductions

NFL Taking Notice of Falcon’s Kicker Special Season, David K. Li, NBC News

Would You Rather? Various NFL Scenarios, The Herd

Maybe Brady Should Have Retired With Pats, The Herd

Jameis Winston has Improved, May help Saints, The Herd

Tech:

Video: Apple’s iPhone 12 ‘a gamechanger,’ Sky News Australia

Travel:

Shooting Death of Nashville Nurse Joins List of Violent Incidents on TN Roads (video, left), Fox Nashville

How to Fast Track Delta Status, Benji Stawski, The Points Guy

Delta Joins American in Scrapping International Change Fees, Leslie Josephs, CNBC

American Airlines Flying First 737 MAX Since Grounding, Zach Griff, The Points Guy

Philippine’s Tourism Closed Through Year’s End, Kristin Mariano, Travel Daily

TV/Streaming:

The Plot Against The President (video, left), America First with Sebastian Gorka

10 Best Netflix Dramas Other Than Queen’s Gambit, Christine Persaud, Screen Rant

Challenger, The Final Flight, Official Trailer, Netflix

The Last Kingdom: How Much is True and Historically Accurate? Louisa Mellor, Den of Geek

How Much ‘Yellowstone’ Costs to Film and Why It Switched Locations, Nick Venable, Cinema Blend

So You Finished Queen’s Gambit? Watch These 15 Shows Next, Lydia Wang, Refinery 29

Quotes Of The Month:

“We learn nothing from history except that we learn nothing from history.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Politicians are not born; they are excreted.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

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