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Where Stocks Are Headed 2021, the Three V’s: JP Morgan, CNBC

Cathie Wood Sees 20% Returns After Unbelievable 2020 (video, right), Bloomberg Markets and Finance

ARK Founder Sees Genomic Stocks Soaring Over Next 5 Years – Editas gains 50%, Matthew Fox, Business Insider

Tech Stocks Could Lead S&P 500 to 4000 Before Pullback, Patti Domm, CNBC

Goldman Sachs, Once Reserved For Rich, Now Close To Offering Wealth Management for the Masses, Hugh Son, CNBC

Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Says Bitcoin Worth $400,000, Bloomberg

Shiller: ECY and Justification for ‘Sky High’ Stock Prices, Lance Roberts, Advisor Perspectives

Most Forecasters Positive on Stocks For 2021

Potential Home Loss Due To Covid Lockdowns

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

Tesla, Largest Cap Stock to Enter S&P 500: Buy or Bubble? Rob Arnott/Kalesnik/Wu, Advisor Perspectives

Why Tesla Bulls Are in The Driving Seat As Stock Nears Inclusion in S&P 500, Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch

US Home Prices March Upward, Jennifer A. Kingson, Axios

Virgin Galactic: Buckle up and Hold on Tight, Graham Grieder, Seeking Alpha

Wells Fargo Latest Big Bank Upward Target for 2021, Vicky McKeever, CNBC

We’ll Never Recover (from our National Debt) (video, left), Newsmax

B of A: Ominous signs going forward, where do you invest now? (video, right), CNBC

We’re Being Gaslighted, Ron Surz, Advisor Perspectives

Wisdom From Billionaire Investor Sam Zell, Theron Mohamed, Business Insider

Five Bitcoin Predictions For 2021 From A FinTech Expert, James Ledbetter, CNBC

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

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:

Crypto Market Cap and Prices, 12/20/20

Grayscale Weighs in On Bitcoin All-Time High, CNBC/Bitcoin

Jim Cramer Bought Bitcoin, While Nicely Off From Top, in the $17,000’s, Turner Wright, Cointelegraph

Four Big Reasons Bitcoin Belongs in Your Portfolio, Coindesk

IRS Setting Trap For Bitcoin Investors on 2020 Tax Form, Janna Herron, Yahoo Money

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

$50K Bitcoin in 2021? Nathaniel Whittmore, Coindesk

Previous Weeks:

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

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

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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:

Shroud of Turin: New Book Disputes Claims It is Not Burial Cloth of Jesus, Myra Kahn Adams, Townhall

Culture:

 40% – President Trump Keep Pushing Voter Fraud; 50+% – ‘Concede’, Rasmussen/Just The News

CS Commentary: Its always been the righteous third that’s pushed history forward in the right direction – The Revolutionary War, The U.S. Civil War, and Now.

CDC: New Strain of Covid in UK Could Already Be Circulating in the U.S., Will Feuer, CNBC

China Owns Hollywood: What You Are Watching is not the Truth, Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute 

Why Can’t America Beat The Drug Cartels in Mexico? Chris Farrell, Gatestone Institute

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

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

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

Amy Grant Speaks For First Time About Her Open Heart Surgery (video, left), GMA

Experts Send Vitamin D and Covid-19 Letter to World’s Governments, Nikki Hancocks, Nutra Ingredients

US Rolls Out Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine, Sky News Australia 

Mom’s Worth it – Millions Travel In Spite of Covid-Surge, Tamara Lush, AP

FDA Rolls Out At Home Covid Rapid Test, Juhie Bhatia, The Points Guy

Here is When The Covid Vaccine May Be Available At Your Neighborhood CVS/Walgreens, Kevin Stankiewicz/Melissa Repko, CNBC

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

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:

Chris Pratt Tries To Walk the Line in Hollywood – And Fails? (video, left), THR News

CS Commentary: Chris is one of our favorite actors – but there is no truth here. Only proof that in Hollywood, there is non truth.

Crew Walk Off Second Mission Impossible Film After Cruise Goes On Covid Rant, Jeffrey Lord

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

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:

Edge of Seventeen (Official Video) (video, left), Stevie Nicks

CS Commentary: Surprise. The song is about her Uncle and John Lennon. See link below.

Stevie Nicks performs ‘Edge of Seventeen’ at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 2019, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Edge of Seventeen, Song Lyrics and Meaning 

Stay, Mikky Ekko, 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

Sports: 

ESPN Predicts New Falcon Head Coach, Deen Worley, The Falcons Wire

Falcons Future Structure to be based on Candidates, D. Orlando Ledbetter, AJC

Falcons Will Allow New GM to Part Ways With Ryan and Jones, Scott Polacek, The Bleacher Report

How Younghoe Koo’s Career Went From NFL Nightmare to the Pro Bowl, Joon Lee, ESPN; Also see, How Falcon’s Kicker Bested Seahawks with Onside Kick (video, left), 8intheboxproductions

Atlanta Falcons: Five Players Who Should Not Return in 2021, Shawn Spencer, Blogging Dirty

The Falcons Need to Start Over – Will They? Mark Bradley, AJC

Georgia Tech Football Year 2 – Not a Success, not a Failure, Mark Bradley, AJC

Tech:

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

Travel:

Inside the Celebrity Private Suite at LAX (video, left), The Points Guy

Must Read – Family Kicked Off United Flies Again, This Time on Delta – But, Without Daughter, One Mile at a Time

Jet Blue Adds Four New Cities, Including Miami,  Zach Griff, The Points Guy

A Delta Passenger Who Jumped Out of a Plane with His Dog Was Allegedly About to Lose Control, del Valle/Caldwell, CNN

Did Delta’s Skymiles Update Get Lost in the Mail? Zach Griff, The Points Guy; Also see, Delta Sky Miles Holders Can Now Earn More MQM’s for 2021, Ziggy, Traveling for Miles; Also see, Delta Finally Eliminates the Strict Redemption Cancel Penalty, Zach Griff, The Points Guy

A New Way To Travel Across the US, Stephen Starr, BBC

TV/Streaming:

The Expanse, Season 5, Official Trailer (video, left), Amazon Prime Video

The Sky is Falling on another Great Season of The Expanse, Zack Handlen, TV AV Club

The 25 Most Watched Shows on Netflix in 2020, Samuel Spencer, Newsweek

Diane Lane: ‘I Don’t Want To Join The Ranks of Quotable Hashtags’, James Mottram, Independent

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

Quotes Of The Month:

“If something’s wrong, those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action.” — Benjamin Gates, main character, explaining what a line in the Declaration of Independence means, National Treasure, 2004

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