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2019 Was A Bull Market – Will It Continue? (video, left) Fox Business

Must See – Gold and Bitcoin: The Monetary System’s Navigational Beacons (Logic, History, & Common Sense About Money) (video, right), Real Vision Finance

CS Commentary: Just the first 20 minutes of this make it must viewing, but you should watch the whole thing. Warning – you will never trust the currency in your wallet again. More gold, less Bitcoin.

NASDAQ Hits 9000 For The First Time Ever, Breitbart

Art Cashin Wall Street Legend: Predictions For 2020, Bob Pisani, CNBC

If You Had Purchased $100 Of Bitcoin In 2011, Damian Davila, Investopedia

Why 2020 Will Bring Record Highs For Cryptocurrencies, Martin Young, Bitcoinist

Chinese Feel Ripped Off By Phase One Deal (video, left), Mornings With Maria, Fox Business

Wealthy Headed To Florida And Texas From Tax Heavy States (video, right), CNBC

Contrary Opinion: I Predicted A Recession In 2020. Risks Have Receded, But I May Not Be Wrong. Mark Zandi, CNN

These 10 S&P 500 Stocks Were Lousy This Year, But May Be Great In 2020, Phillip van Doorn, MarketWatch

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Cryptocurrency


This Week:

Top Crypto’s By Market Cap, 12/21/19

Cryptocurrencies By Market Cap, 12/27/19

Bitcoin Will Go Vertical In 2020, Emilio Janus, Bitcoinist

Heard Of Bitcoin Halving? It’s Set To Shake Markets in 2020, Reuters

Analyst That Called Bitcoin’s Crash To $6000 Expects Price To Rebound, NewsBTC

Whiplash: Bitcoin Slides Below $6500 Surges Above $7100 In 8 Hour Period, Lawrence Lewitinn, Coindesk

Bitcoin Stuns Bears – Soars Above $7000 To Fill Futures Gap, Horus Hughes, Cointelegraph

$7870 Now Key Resistance Level For Bitcoin, Omkar Godbole, Coindesk

Previous Weeks:

Top Crypto’s By Price And Market Cap, 12/19/19

Bitcoin, Gold, Silver, And Armageddon, Clem Chambers, Forbes

CS Commentary: Good article but what he does not mention is that the end of the world could likely come with an EMP, which would effectively wipe out the possibility – and the efficiency – of most Bitcoin and crypto transactions.

Ethereum Gets A B, EOS Gets An F – Node Quality Study Ranks Crypto’s, NewsBTC

Bitcoin Was The Best Investment Of The Decade, David Canellis, thenextweb

Cryptocurrencies Are Still The Best Performing Asset Class This Year, Sebastian Sinclair, Coindesk

It’s All About $7400 For Bitcoin As Big Move Now Imminent, filbfilb, Cointelegraph

Summary: $6500 and $7600 are key levels of support and resistance for Bitcoin.

5 Charged In Alleged $722 Million Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme, Andrew Blankstein, NBC News

Bitcoin: Why You Need It, Clem Chambers, Forbes

Bitcoin, Gold, Silver, And Armageddon, Clem Chambers, Forbes

CS Commentary: Good article but what he does not mention is that the end of the world could likely come with an EMP, which would effectively wipe out the possibility – and the efficiency – of most Bitcoin and crypto transactions.

The Three Largest Cryptocurrencies, Jill Mislinski, Advisor Perspectives

All Cryptocurrencies Ranked, Coinmarketcap

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Must-See Videos


Must See: Tesla From $250 To $4000? Cathie Woods Of ArK Invest Defends Her Call (video, left), CNBC

How The Real Estate Cycle Works (video, right), Phillip Anderson

Must See – ‘China Was Never Our Friend’: Kyle Bass, Hedge Fund CEO, Bloomberg

Ray Dalio’s All Weather Portfolio, Bite Size Biz; Also see, Must See – ‘Shoot The People You Love’: Ray Dalio Explains His Principles, And More, 60 Minutes

Could Bitcoin Still Go To $25K?, Fox Business

More Wealth Will Be Created In The Next 20 Years Than Ever Before (video, left), Phillip Anderson (2012)

Ray Dalio On Lessons From The Great Financial Crisis (video, right), CNBC

Is Now A Good Time To Buy Bitcoin? (video, left) Bloomberg Tech

Why Amazon Alexa And Google Assistant Are Becoming Omnipresent, CNBC

Common Sense Interpretation

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Must Read: The Difference Between Investing And Speculation (10 Investing Rules), Lance Roberts, Advisor Perspectives

Quote: “Understanding that all things are cyclical suggests that after long price increases, investments become more prone to declines than further advances….However, a very high priced stock CAN be cheap.”

How 2019’s Market Tops Parallels Time Right Before 2008 Financial Crisis, Real Vision Finance

Ray Dalio’s ‘Holy Grail’ Of Investing In 5 Minutes (video, right), Investopedia

This Is Now The Best Bull Stock Market Ever, Yun Li, CNBC

Quote: “The most outstanding feature of this cycle since 2008 is always going to be fear,” says Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group.”

Fed Chair: US Debt On An Unsustainable Path, USA Today

A Growing Club Of Powerful Countries Abandoning US Dollar, Eustance Huang, CNBC

CS Commentary: If the end of the dollar is a concern see, Evaluating the Arguments For The Demise Of The Dollar. This 2015 article is still relevant today.

JP Morgan Guide To The Markets, 3Q 2019 (video, left) Hong Kong

I Wrote A Popular Piece On ‘Lessons From The Madoff Fraud’, Then I Got Scammed – Here’s Why, Seaborn Hall, Medium

Yield Curve Inversion? Here’s How Markets Tend To Perform After One, Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch

CS Commentary: In addition to the two links below, see our Money-Interpretation Page for more on the Yield Curve Inversion. Also see, 5 Things Investors Need To Know About An Inverted Yield Curve, Watts/Oh, MarketWatch; Also see, Forget The Yield Curve – Here’s Who Will Prevent The U.S. From Entering A Recession, Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch

Schwab: Fight Over Fiduciary Interpretation Is ‘Semantics,’ Diana Britton, Wealth Management

Safe Deposit Boxes Aren’t Safe, Stacy Cowley, NY Times; Also see, Its Time To Find A Safe Deposit Box Alternative, Lisa Rowan, Two Cents

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Resources

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More Common Sense


Books:

Must Hear: Newt’s World Podcast Hear Lee Smith, author of ‘The Plot Against The President’ talk about how American media methods are now ‘third world’ and explain why CA Congressman Devin Nunes is the ‘Mr. Smith Goes To Washington’ of today.

Culture:

Why Men Are Bailing Out (video, left), Jordan Peterson, Bite-Sized Philosophy

George Washington And America’s Christmas Miracle, Newt Gingrich

Why This Pastor Still Believes In Santa Claus, Stephen Strang, Charisma

New Device Protects Packages From Porch Pirates, One America News/You Tube

Asian Hornet Invades Washington State, But Don’t Panic – It Likes Honeybees, Scottie Andrew, CNN

Harvey Weinstein Sued By Model For Sexual Assault When She Was 16, Ashley Collins, The Hollywood Reporter

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

Jordan Peterson On The Worst Thing About Trump And Polarization Of Americans (video, left), The Delve

The Core Needs Of Every Myers-Briggs Personality Type, Susan Storm, Psychology Junkie

Eating In A 6 Hour Window And 18 Hour Fasting Might Give You A Longer Life, Scottie Andrew, CNN

Playboy Playmate Holly Madison With The Inside Story On The Playboy Mansion, Fox5NY

The Best Place To Take The Enneagram Personality Test: Enneagram Institute; Also see, Myers-Briggs And The Enneagram: What’s The Same And What’s Different? Susan Storm, Psychology Junkie

Movies:

A Hidden Life, Official Trailer (video, left), Fox Searchlight, Movie Trailers Source; Also see, A Hidden Life: Man Stands Up To Hitler, Charisma

CS Commentary: We usually hate Terrance Malik movies because of their slow, prodding pace, focus on cinematography, and poorly structured stories – but this one sounds interesting.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick The 10 Worst Movies Of 2019, The Hollywood Reporter

‘Richard Jewell’ Raises Troubling Questions About How FBI And Media Operate, Judith Miller, Fox News

‘Richard Jewell’ Is A Story Of Media And Government Bungling That Is Still Fresh Today, Edward Chang, The Federalist

Award Winning Film Tells Story Of Israel’s Prophetic Rebirth, Super User, Charisma

Why ‘The Rise Of Skywalker’ Flaws Shouldn’t Surprise Fans, Graeme McMillan, The Hollywood Reporter

Music:

This Is How It’s Done (video, left), Kiefer Sutherland

I’ll Do Anything, Kiefer Sutherland

Something You Love, Official Video, Kiefer Sutherland

‘Jesus Got A Tight Grip On My Soul’: Blake Shelton’s New Faith, CBN

Kiefer Sutherland’s New Record Shows His ‘Reckless’ Side, Amy Young, Phoenix New Times

Sports: 

Coin’s Picks Week 16 NFL (video, left), The Herd

After Two Losing Seasons Its Clear Falcon’s Quinn Is Not The Man For The Job, Mark Bradley, AJC

CS Commentary: Like we’ve been saying with the stats and analysis to back it up. 

Don’t Be Fooled Dan Quinn Should Still Be Fired As Head Coach, Tom Pollin, Sports Illustrated

CS Commentary: Ditto.

Tech:

Google Assistant Interpreter Mode Coming To Phones Today, Sam Byford, The Verge

Google Maps Tracks You Everywhere. Here’s How To Delete What It Stores, Todd Haselton, CNBC

Travel:

These Are The Free Amenities Delta Gives In First, Business, Premium Economy, And Comfort Plus On Long Haul Flights, Dave Slotnick, Business Insider

Why Airlines Are Releasing Fewer Last Minute Award Seats, One Mile At A Time

Alaska Airlines Apologizes For Terrible Holiday Travel Experience, Dawn Gilbertson, USA Today

Delta Flight Attendants Say Their Uniforms Are Making Them Lose Their Hair, Break Out With Hives, And Cough Uncontrollably, David Slotnick, Business Insider

TV/Streaming:

’24’, Season 1, Trailer, (video , left), noblebenard/20th Century Fox

CS Commentary: For anyone who hasn’t seen ’24’, Kiefer Sutherland’s 8+ seasons remain some of the best viewing on Streaming/TV. Jack Bauer may be the best action hero creation of all time, at least equal to James Bond and Jason Bourne. Catch it on Amazon Prime.

Lesbian Ads On The Hallmark Channel Are Just The Beginning, Hans Fiene, The Federalist

‘Marriage Story’ Is A Predictable Feminist Screed, Suzanne Venker, The Federalist

How To Get Disney, Apple, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime For Free And What To Know Before You Sign Up, Leslie Albrecht, MarketWatch

Quotes Of The Month:

“It is infinitely better to have a few good men than many indifferent ones.” – George Washington

“No, if destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we will live forever or die by suicide.” Abraham Lincoln

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