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Continue to Like China Stocks: Credit Suisse (video, left), Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Ray Dalio Weighs In On Financial Markets, History Of World Order, Central Banks, and more (video, right), Yahoo Finance

Bad News Keeps Coming For the Economy – But Is It As Bad As It Looks? Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch

Bitcoin to $146,000 – Here’s How: JP Morgan, Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch

Analyst Who Nailed Bitcoin’s Current $40,000 Level Says 50% Collapse Could Come Next, Yahoo Finance

End of Year to New Year Has Seen Big Bets In Tesla and Clean Energy

Rarely Have Market Timers Been As Bullish As They Are Now – Warning Sign? Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch

10 Overlooked Stocks That Bulls Like For 2021, Michael Brush, MarketWatch

How Quickly Some Tesla Holders Have Become Millionaires, Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch

ARK Invest Hidden Gem: Israel Innovation Technology ETF, Dean Young, Seeking Alpha

ARKG -Don’t Always Follow The Leader, Michael Dolen, Seeking Alpha

Most Stock Market Forecasters Too Bullish for 2021?

Better to be a Contrarian?

Cathie Wood of ARK’s 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold For 5 Years, Jose Karlo Mari Tattoc, Yahoo Finance

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

Rich Dad, Poor Dad Author: Civil War is Imminent, – Here’s How to Invest (video, right), Stansberry Research

We’re Being Gaslighted, Ron Surz, Advisor Perspectives

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:

Bitcoin: Percentage Increase in US Dollar Since September 2020

Crypto Market Cap and Prices, 1/11/21

Must Read – Top 6 Bitcoin Price Predictions to Watch in 2021, Allen Scott, Cointelegraph

Must Read – Bitcoin 2021 Prediction From Someone Who Under-predicted 2020, Daily Forex

Must Read – 16 Ethereum Predictions From A Crypto Oracle, Andrew Keys, Coindesk

Van Eck Proposes ETF for Bitcoin Once Again, Brady Dale, Coindesk

The Case for a Bitcoin ETF, Coindesk

CS Commentary: If a Bitcoin ETF is approved in 2021 the price will continue to soar well above its present level of around $30,000

Previous Weeks:

Crypto Market Cap and Prices, 1/05/21

Bitcoin Hits $25K For First Time Ever, Approaches Higher Levels, Kevin Reynolds, Coindesk

Ripple (XRP) Gets Heat From Regulators – Several Exchanges De-list It, NIkhilesh De, Coindesk

Grayscale Trust Key To Bitcoin Price: JP Morgan, Rakesh Sharma, Investopedia

Scaramucci’s Skybridge Bitcoin Fund Launches with $25 Million, Kevin Helms, Bitcoin

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

Grayscale Weighs in On Bitcoin All-Time High (video, left), 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

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

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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:

CA Governor Newsom Recall Has Until March 17 to Get 700K More Signatures, Edward Ring, California Globe 

US to allow Drones to Fly over People and at Night, David Shepardson, Reuters

Meghan-Harry Megxit Considered a Failure One Year Later, Randall Ryan, Knewz

Mediterranean Diet Named Best Diet For 2021, Sandee LaMotte, CNN

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

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

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

LA County Adds Travel Quarantine To Extended Stay Home Orders, Paige Austin, Patch

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 

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

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; Also see, Medicare And Coronavirus, medicare.gov

Movies:

Ricky Gervais reacts to Tom Cruise Rant (video, left), Sirius XM

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

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

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

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:

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Almost Famous: Why Record Labels Suck (video, left), Rick Beato

Edge of Seventeen (Official Video), 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 

Sports:

NFL Top Receiving Yards thru late 2020

NFL Top Passing Yards thru late 2020

Falcons Lose, Raheem Morris is not the Answer, Need to Draft QB, Jeff Schultz, The Athletic

Matt Ryan, Calvin Ridley Among Top Five at Positions By Yardage, Matt Urben, Falcon Wire

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

Tech:

Apple: It’s Good If You Like CRAP (video, left), Rick Beato 

Apple Removes Parler From App Store, Following Google, Peters/Lyons, The Verge

Travel:

Delta Just Made an Announcement Passengers May Love, Chris Matyszczyk, ZD Net

How I Pulled Off a Seemingly Impossible International Connection, Zach Griff, The Points Guy

Inside the Celebrity Private Suite at LAX, The Points Guy

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

TV/Streaming:

What is Fauda? Welcome to Netflix Sensation You May Not Be Watching (video, left), The Wrap

The Best Series on Netflix May Not Be Back Till 2022? Ouch!, D.J. Rivera, Netflix Life 

Rumors Swirl About Kevin Costner’s Return to Yellowstone, Amanda Garrity, Yahoo

The Expanse, Season 5, Official Trailer, 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

Quotes Of The Month:

It [the challenge to the election] has to be done. If it isn’t we are no longer citizens, we are subjects. We are not in control of our government.” — Dr. John Eastman, Constitutional Attorney

“If this was such a clean election, then why are people working so hard to resist subpoenas? We call that res ipsa loquitur in the law – the thing speaks for itself. – Dr. John Eastman, Constitutional Attorney

“If you ran a clean election you want people to look at it and say it’s clean; if you ran a dirty election you move heaven and earth to prevent people from looking at it. — Dr. John Eastman, Constitutional Attorney

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