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Must See – Are Hedge Funds Destroying Rural America? (video, left), Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Also see this follow up, Must See – Tucker Carlson Confronts Republican Senator Ben Sasse: ‘Wake Up – We Are Almost Out Of Time’, US Conservative Media

Must See – Gundlach Talks The Economy And Potential Recession (video, right), Yahoo Finance

CS Commentary: When is it time to favor foreign stocks? We think its too soon yet, but maybe sometime in the mid-2020’s. Gundlack predicits that if the economy holds together in 2020 that Trump will win.

Will A Santa Claus Rally Power The DOW And S&P 500 To Their Best Years In A Generation? Chris Matthews, MarketWatch

Ominous Clouds Forming In Chinese Economic Data (video, left), Real Vision Finance

CS Commentary: A must see. Pretty technical for the typical lay viewer, but if you’re in that category fast forward to the last 10 minutes.

Kyle Bass: China Has Infiltrated The World Bank And Huawei And ZTE Are A ‘Cancer’ (video, right), CNBC

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

WD Gann’s Extended And Adjusted Financial Time Table

WD Gann’s Original Financial Time Table, 1909

WD Gann’s Financial Time Table Explained, Time-Price Research

CS Commentary: There are different views on cycles, their accuracy and use for forecasting, and among some, whether they are useful. In Must See Videos below and on the Money-Interpretation Page you can read about the Real Estate Cycle. Interestingly enough, Gann’s cycle work complements that documented cycle work well. Note on the right that Gann’s work – when extended – predicted the GFC in 2007-08 and predicts the next major downturn for 2024-2028.

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.”

CS Commentary: This article reiterates and explains a strategy for the most important investment advice you can embrace: ‘Don’t lose your money!’

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Cryptocurrency


Top Cryptos Price And Market Cap, 12/07/19

Bitcoin’s Support at $6000

This Week:

Various Bitcoin Price Predictions For 2020 – Many Appear To Be Wrong, Ofir Beigel, 99 Bitcoins

Must Read: Here Are The Key Bitcoin Levels To Watch, Jesse Colombo, Forbes

Must Read: All Knowing ‘Fractal’ Predicts Further Bitcoin Drop From The Low $7000’s, News BTC

Top 5 Coins By Market Cap, 11/27/19

Previous Weeks:

The US Looks At Developing A Crypto Currency, Fed Chair Confirms, Gina Heeb, Business Insider

Eventually, But Not Yet – SEC Takes Another Look At Bitcoin ETF, Joeri Cant, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin: $4500 Low, $8300 Average Till May 2020 – Then, Sky’s The Limit, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

As Crypto In General Falls, This Coin Has More Than Doubled, Billy Bambrough, Forbes

The SEC Has Rejected Every Bitcoin ETF. This Firm Thinks It Has A Solution, Nikhilesh De, Coindesk; Also see, Bitcoin ETF Still Coming As SEC Concerns Largely Solved, Marie Huillet, Cointelegraph

Crypto Market Cap and Prices, 11/29/19

Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel Is Doubling Down On Bitcoin – Here’s Why, Billy Bambrough, Forbes; Also see, Bitcoin Ranging Under $9300 Is Extremely Fine Says Expert, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

The Bitcoin Halvening Is Coming, Clem Chambers, Forbes

Bitcoin ATM’s Worldwide Hit New Milestone Surpassing 6000, Adrian Zmudzinski, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin May Head To Low $7000’s According To Tone Vays, Valdrin Tahiri, Be In Crypto

Top 5 Crypto’s By Market Cap, 11/23/19

Trading Bitcoin Is Hard – 10 Things Every Beginning Trader Needs To Know, Scott Melker, Cointelegraph; Also see, Top 3 Coinbase Alternatives, Rajarshi Mitra, Blockgeeks; Also see, The Future Of Cryptocurrencies, Ksenia Semenova, Stratfor; Also see, This Blockchain Executive Thinks We’re Seeing A Bitcoin Revival, Justin O’Connell, Forbes

Billionaire Investor Eyes $1 Billion Crypto Hedge Fund, Daniel Kuhn, Coindesk

Mark Mobius Warns Bitcoin Is Not Bulletproof, Maggie Fitzgerald, CNBC; Also see, Bitcoin Warning: Serious Security Weakness Uncovered, Billy Bambrough, Forbes

BTC November 2018 To September 2019

Crypto Prices And Market Cap 9/12/19

Ethereum Tied To Bitcoin? Libra At Risk? Outlook For September (video, right), Cointelegraph

The Teenager Who Made Millions On Bitcoin Is Staking It All On This Obscure Token, Colin Harper, Venture Beat; Also see, What Is Metal? A Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin’s Risk-Adjusted Returns Superior To S&P 500 And Gold, Charles Bovaird, Forbes

Major Cryptocurrencies January 2016 Thru September 3, 2019

Bitcoin 2014 To 2019, 9/11/19

This Crypto Is Worth Less Than 1 Cent. Venture Capitalists Are Betting On Its Future. Leigh Chen, Coindesk

The Art Of Bitcoin Option Trading, Cointelegraph

Facebook Warns Investors That Libra Currency May Never See Light Of Day, Salvador Rodriguez, CNBC; Also see, The Hidden Gem In Facebook’s Libra Blockchain Whitepaper, Tomer Federman, Medium; Also see, As Facebook Struggles For Blockchain Support, A Truly Decentralized Challenger Emerges, Steven Ehrlich, Forbes; Also see, Facebook’s Global Coin Will Launch In 2020, Michael K. Spencer, Medium; Also see, Massive Crypto Exchange Binance Offering Margin Trading ‘Soon,’ Wealth Management; Also see, Binance Bets The Farm, Daniel Arnoff, MIT, Medium; Also see, We’ve Had Private Currencies Like Libra Before. It Was Chaos, MIT Tech/Medium

CS Commentary: Interesting perspective, particularly on China and cryptocurrency, but we don’t agree with the conclusion that Binance is in danger of losing its business because its separating exchanges.

Blockchain adoption is on the verge of early majority in the adoption cycle.

2019: The Year Of Mainstream Cryptocurrency Adoption (see chart left), Crypto Scientist, Medium; Also see, The Miami Dolphins Now Have An Official Crypto – It’s Litecoin, Daniel Palmer, Coindesk

Bitcoin Investors Are Not Just Crypto Enthusiasts, Samuel Steinberger, Wealth Management

With All Eyes On Bitcoin, Another Crypto Is Up Over 800% In 2019, Kyle Torpey, Forbes; Also see, Altcoin Phenomenon Finished, Value Will Flow To Bitcoin, Ana Alexandre, Cointelegraph

Bitcoin Rally Pre-Thanksgiving To Christmas 2017 – Will We See A Repeat?

New Research Shows Why Bitcoin Price May Skyrocket Later This Year (chart, right), Kyle Torpey, Forbes

The Overlooked Reason The United States Would Struggle To Ban Bitcoin, Kyle Torpey, Forbes

The Real Reason Ethereum, Ripples, XRP, And Litecoin Suddenly Rocketed, Billy Bambrough, Forbes

Insane 550% Gains Make Binance Best Performing Cryptocurrency Of 2019, Yashu Gola, CCN; Also see, Binance The Best Performing Crypto Of 2019 So Far, Use The Bitcoin

Comparing the Bitcoin ‘Bubble’ To Amazon During the Dot Com Era

Bitcoin’s Bubble Cycle More Bullish Than Amazon’s During Dot Com Era (chart, right), Marie Huilett, Cointelegraph

There’s Another Thing Behind Bitcoin’s 200% Rise This Year – It Has Nothing To Do With Facebook, Ryan Browne, CNBC; Also see, Bitcoin is (Probably) Here To Stay, Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg; Or see this link; Also see, Litecoin Outperforms Top 10 Cryptos Ahead Of August Reward Halving, Omkar Godbole, Coindesk

Why Is Harvard’s Endowment Jumping Into Crypto? Shoshanna Delvanthal, Investopedia; Also see, Why IBM’s Blockchain Isn’t A Real Blockchain, Stuart Popejoy, Cointelegraph

The Three Largest Cryptocurrencies, Jill Mislinski, Advisor Perspectives

All Cryptocurrencies Ranked, Coinmarketcap

See This Link For Updates & Links On DIG Cryptocurrency

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

(Start Here First To Understand The Investment Arena Big Picture)


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:

Liars, Leakers & Liberals – The Real Whoopi Goldberg Revealed: ‘F You, F You, F You,’ To Judge Jeanine, Fox & Friends, Fox News

Culture:

Good Guy With A Gun Stops A Bad Guy With A Gun (video, left), Tipping Point, One America News

Mysterious Tectonic Fault Zone Found Off California, Madeline Stone, National Geographic

Asia Is Facing A Food Crisis And Needs Another $800 Billion In The Next 10 Years To Solve It, Stella Soon, CNBC

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

5 Things INFPs Hate

Jordan Peterson: A Father Helps You Become Your Best Self (video, left), Bite Sized Philosophy

Myers-Briggs And The Enneagram: What’s The Same And What’s Different? Susan Storm, Psychology Junkie

5 Things INFP’s Completely Hate, Susan Storm, Psychology Junkie

Are INFJ’s Empaths? A Closer Look, Susan Storm, Psychology Junkie

Here’s What You’re Best At According To Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type, Susan Storm, Psychology Junkie ; Also see, How Rare Is Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type? Susan Storm, Psychology Junkie; Also see, Take The Psychology Junkie Personality Test, Psychology Junkie

Movies:

Clint Eastwood’s Next Movie: Richard Jewell, Official Trailer (video, left), Warner Bros.

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, Official Trailer, Sony Pictures Entertainment; Also see, ‘Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood’ Review: Heroism Of Christian Decency, John Nolte, Breitbart

50 People Became Christians After Seeing ‘Overcomer’ According To The Director, Kim Davis, Western Journal

‘The Irishman’ Review: Martin Scorsese’s Eulogy To A Wasted Life, John Nolte, Breitbart

CS Commentary: Great review, we totally agree with it. As a note on the historical events and the way the film portrays them, it seems to follow The Dark Side Of Camelot, Seymour Hersh’s theory of why the Kennedy’s were killed.

President Trump Awards National Medal Of Arts To Jon Voight At The White House, Breitbart

Music:

Korean Pop Stars Convicted Of Gang Rape, Sharing Secretly Filmed Rape Video, Frances Martel, Breitbart 

The Best Noise Cancelling Headphones You’ve Never Heard Of, Alex Rowe, OneZero/Medium

Sports: 

Colin Herd And Mark Schlereth Talk NFC Contenders And Why Great Head Coaches Are Not Liked But Feared (video, left), The Herd

CS Commentary: Just take everything they say about Jerry Jones of Dallas and apply it to the owner of the Falcons, Arthur Blank. Explains why the Falcons suck.

Top 10 In NFL As Of Week 13 (video, right), The Herd

The Tale Of Two Cities: How The Atlanta Falcons And The New England Patriots Went In Opposite Directions After Super Bowl 51, Don Yaeger, Forbes

Colin Herd On Myles Garrett Attack And Suspension, The Herd; Also see, NFL Fight Could Lead To Massive Fines, CNBC; Also see, ‘He Could’ve Killed Him’: Reaction Pouring In After Browns Player Swings Helmet At Steelers QB, Nick Matoney, WTAE

Tech:

New 5G Security Threat Sparks Snooping Fears, Kate O’Flaherty, Forbes

Travel:

10 Mistakes To Avoid On Your First Trip Abroad, Jessica Scott, Discoverer

Top 5 Airlines For Economy Class Flights, Fiona, Discoverer

The World’s Most Excellent Airlines For 2020, According To AirlineRatings, Francesca Street, CNN

TV/Streaming:

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 3, Official Trailer (video, left), Amazon Prime

The Marvel Is Wearing Off: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 3 Review, Kelly Lawler, USA Today; Also see, How ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Has Blown Up Its World In Season 3, Emma Dibdin, The Hollywood Reporter

Jordan Peterson On Taking Responsibility For Your Life, ABC News In-Depth

Celebs Slam NBC For Firing Gabriel Union For Alleged Racism From ‘America’s Got Talent’, Ben Kew, Breitbart

The Crown, Season 3, Official Trailer, Netflix

Quotes Of The Month:

“There is but one coward on earth, and that is the coward that dare not know.” — W.E.B. Du Bois

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