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Here’s Why Bitcoin Might Be About To Make Even Newer Highs: ‘Should Go Through $20,000’ (video, left), Bloomberg Tech

CS Commentary: Resistance at $6500, which is the key low level at this point. Institutions are getting into the space with Bitcoin.

Is The Crypto Market Really Changing & Maturing This Time? (video, right), Bloomberg Tech

By The Numbers: Best June For The DOW Since 1938; S&P 500’s Best First Half In Two Decades, Fred Imbert, CNBC

CS Commentary: See the charts, below.

Warning Sign For Stocks? Gold Breaks Through 10 Year Levels (video, left), CNBC; Also see, Why Gold May Be Poised For Move Higher, Bloomberg Markets & Finance

California Home Prices Are Soaring: Here’s Why (video, right), Wall Street Journal

Singapore Central Bank: Concerns About Facebook’s Libra ‘Not Trivial,’ Thomas Simms, Cointelegraph

CS Commentary: Could central bank concerns push back release date of Libra past anticipated May 2020 arrival?

Dow Industrial Average’s Best June Since 1938

S&P 500’s Best First Half Run Since 1997

Update:Bitcoin Price Correction Continues As $13,800 Becomes New Key, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Gold Investors Have Been Waiting A Long Time For This Breakout Moment – And Its Happening, CNBC

Will This Bitcoin Rally Go To $60,000, Or Even $100,000? Naeem Aslam, Forbes

Homeowner’s Insurance Guide: A Beginner’s Overview, Investopedia

9 Things To Know About Homeowner’s Associations, Amy Fontinelle, Investopedia

How To Analyze A Company’s Financial Position: The Basics, Ben McClure, Investopedia

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

Editor’s Choice


Winklevoss Twins Double Their Fortune By Staying True To Bitcoin (video, left), Bloomberg

Zillow: Housing Will Become A Larger Part Of Your Income (video, right), CNBC

There’s Another Thing Behind Bitcoin’s 200% Rise This Year – It Has Nothing To Do With Facebook, Ryan Browne, CNBC

Market Sectors: Year To Date 2019 Relative Performance June 24, 2019

Gold Price 2014 To Present, Including Recent Price Spike to $1442

Ray Dalio: Clarifying What John Mauldin And I Agree And Disagree On About How Capitalism Is Working, Forbes; Also see, Mauldin’s articles below.

Bitcoin Prices Have Tripled Since December – What’s Next? Charles Bovaird, Forbes/Medium

Bitcoin ‘Fair Value’ $21,000 By End Of 2019? William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Ray Dalio Is Kinda, Sorta Really Wrong, Part 2, John Mauldin, Advisor Perspectives;

Also see, Ray Dalio Is Kinda, Sorta, Really Wrong, John Mauldin, Advisor Perspectives

US Dollar Is Going To Weaken Across The Board (video, left), Bloomberg Markets & Finance

Explaining Gold’s Run: Expect Silver To Lag Gold By 6 Months (video, right), IG UK

CS Commentary: A nice analysis, though CS continues to believe that we will see $1100 gold well before we will see $1600. Gold could continue to spike upward short-term over trading and Middle East concerns. Silver is a better buy currently.

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

The Fateful Choice Facing Advisors With The CFP Designation, Ron Rhodes, Advisor Perspectives

Cryptocurrency


Bitcoin Rise Not All About Facebook’s Libra (video, left), CNBC

Bitcoin Supply Shock In 2020 Could Lead To Higher Prices (video, right), Bloomberg Tech

Above $13K: Bitcoin’s Price Extends Gains To 17 Month Highs, Omar Godbole, Coindesk; Also see, Bitcoin Breaks $13K As Rally Continues, Ana Alexandre, Cointelegraph; Also see, Bitcoin Hits $11K Less Than 24 Hours After Breaking $10K, Adrian Zmudzinski, Cointelegraph; Also see, Above $300, Ether Clocks 10-Month High (see chart below), Omkar Godbole, Coindesk

Is There A Big Short In Bitcoin? WSJ

Bitcoin: Over $13,000 Then Slipping Back Below $12,000 As Of June 27, 2019

Bitcoin Price Up 43% In 7 Days As Bull Frenzy Grips Markets, Omkar Godbole, Coindesk

Bitcoin Market Dominance 60%, Highest In Over 2 Years, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Crypto Fund Bets On Ether, The Cryptocurrency Consultant, Medium

Explosive Growth: Facebook Coin Could Triple Crypto Users, The Crypto Consultant, Medium; Also see, Facebook’s Libra Coin Backed By Credit Card Companies And Big Business, Medium; Also see, What Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Means: 6 Predictions, Caitlin Long, Forbes; Also see, Facebook Libra Coin Will Help Achieve Mass Adoption Of Crypto, Michael K. Spencer, Medium

Bitcoin Broke Through $13K Late On June 26, 2019

Bitcoin Broke $12K Early on June 26, 2019…

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, AT&T Accepts Bitcoin And Bitcoin Cash Payments, Ken Chigbo, FX Street

All Global Crypto Exchanges Must Now Share Customer Data, FATF Rules, Anna Baydakova/Nikhilesh De, Coindesk

Cryptocurrency Winners Are Starting To Emerge, Bloomberg Opinion/Medium

Bitcoin: From January 2014 To Present – CS Recommended Bitcoin August 2017 At Around $4500

Winklevoss Twins Talk ‘Social Network’ Film Myths And Bitcoin (video, left), CBS Sunday Morning

Deutsche Bank: ‘Aggressive Central Banks’ Making Bitcoin More Attractive, Helen Partz, Cointelegraph

Where’s The Gratitude Peter Schiff? Gold Bug Gets Grilled By Bitcoin Proponents, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

Fidelity Will Offer Cryptocurrency Trading Within A Few Weeks, Bloomberg; Also see, Fidelity About To Offer Crypto Trading, CNBC

Quote: “Further, of the 450 institutions interviewed by Fidelity for research for its new company, everyone from wealthy families to hedge funds to pensions, 22% of respondents already owned a cryptocurrency.”

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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

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


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

The Use And Misuse Of The CAPE Ratio, Larry Swedroe, Advisor Perspectives

Podcast: The Social Security Trust Fund Will Be Depleted By 2035, Ric Edelman

JPM Guide To The Markets April 2019 (video, left), JPM Asset Management Hong Kong

How Should Investors Position Their Portfolios In This Economic Environment? (video, right, Fox Business

The 5 Laws Of Human Stupidity And How To Be A ‘Non-Stupid’ Investor, Lance Roberts, Advisor Perspectives

What Everyone Should Know About Facebook’s Foray Into Cryptocurrency, Steven Ehrlich, Forbes

Facebook’s Libra Crypto Explained (video, left), TechCrunch

Facebook’s Libra: A Summary Explanation In Less Than 2 Minutes (video, right), Washington Post

How Much Cash Should I Keep In The Bank? Tim Parker, Investopedia

Americans Have ‘Incredible’ Misconceptions About Social Security, Britannia De Lea, Fox Business

Why The United States Needs To Encourage Americans To Own Gold, Sean Fieler, The Federalist

The 25 Best Places To Retire In 2019, William P. Barrett, Forbes

Goldman Sachs Buys United Capital For $750 Million? What Does It Want? Britton/Thrasher, Wealth Management

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Resources

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More Common Sense


Books:

American Betrayal: The Secret Assault On Our Nation’s Character: Diana West Defends Her Work

“[In a 2012 Survey] Russia is ranked ‘not free.’ Ranked 172 out of 197, Russia shares the bottom tier with Saudi Arabia, China, and Iran, trailing Pakistan and Sudan…(fifty-three journalists have been killed in Russia since 1992).”

Culture:

Heather MacDonald On How US Colleges Create A Culture Of Hate (video, left), Life, Liberty & Levin, Fox News

FBI Launches Investigation Into Online Forum 8Chan That Helped Birth QAnon (video, right), One America News

CS Commentary: See our full treatment of QAnon on the Politics – Interpretation Page.

Generation Z’s Suicide Epidemic, Stef W. Kight, Axios

Police Charge Man In Murder Of Missing Utah College Student, Houston Chronicle

Greer, SC’s First Triple Murder Remains Unsolved To This Day, Nicole Henley, Medium

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

American Woman, A Loyola Marymount Student, Killed By Sharks In The Bahamas, ABC

New York Tourist Becomes 11th American To Die After Visiting Dominican Republic, Hannity; Also see, Teen Tourist Falls Into Coma On Dominican Republic Trip, Rodriguez/Perez, NY Post; Also see, 10th American Has Died While Vacationing In Dominican Republic, CNN

Why People Are Unfaithful, Esther Perel; Also see, This Is Why 90% Of Relationships Don’t Last, Esther Perel

CS Commentary: We don’t agree with everything Perel says, but she has a lot of wisdom about romantic relationships and the dynamics involved.

The Missing Ingredient In Your Dog’s Life, Dr. Axe

Movies:

Rocketman, 2019, Official Trailer (video, left), Paramount Pictures; Also see, Rocketman – Film Review At Cannes Film Festival, May 2019, The Hollywood Reporter

May The Voice Be With You: Star Wars Icon Mark Hamill’s Amazing Voice Over Career, Alan Siegel, The Ringer

The Problem With IMDb’s Rating System, Alyssa Bereznak, The Ringer

Frustrating ‘Yesterday’ Fantasy Wastes World Without Beatle’s Premise, The Federalist

Music:

What A Beautiful Name (video, left), Frontrow/Hillsong

11 Year Old Tyler Butler-Figueroa, 2019 (video, left), America’s Got Talent

The Jonas Brothers Are Back, But They Took Off Their Purity Rings, Zoey Maraist, The Federalist

AGT: Kodi Lee Wows With Historical Music Moment, America’s Got Talent

Sports:

US Women’s Soccer Advances To Semi-Finals Against England With 2-1 Win Over France (video, left), Fox Soccer

Power Rankings: Yankees, Braves Rise To Challenge Dodgers For #1, ESPN; Also see, The 30: The Nationals And Braves Gain Ground, Transcendent Team Defense In The NL West & Fantasy Baseball Schadenfreude, The Athletic

NFL Quarterback Gets Baptized In Jordan River On First Trip To Israel, Caleb Parke, Fox News

Cruise vs. Bieber In A UFC Fight? The Sun

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita Racetrack; Trainer Banned, AP/ESPN

Tech:

Prager U Accuses You Tube, Twitter Of Censoring Videos, Anna Hopkins, Fox News

John Oliver Takes Jab At AT&T For ‘Absolutely Terrible’ Wireless Network, Nellie Andreeva, Deadline

Amazon And Google Are Tracking You And Listening To You. Here’s How To Stop It, Jefferson Graham, USA Today

Travel:

Fight Or Flight: MH370 Investigator Finds Wreckage Off East Coast Of Africa And Starts Getting Death Threats, Jon Lockett, The Sun

FAA Finds New Problem With Software For 737 Max Jets, Delaying Their Return To Flight, NPR

GPS Out For Weeks At Ben Gurion Airport In Tel Aviv Due To Russian Interference, JNS

The Supersonic Jet Is Almost Here, Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg; Also see, Five Years Ago Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Was Victim Of A Common Crash Cause: Suicide By Pilot, Travis Fedschun, Fox News; Also see, World’s Best Airlines In 2019 According to Skytrax, CNN

TV/Streaming:

The Sad, Final Days Of A Very Funny Man: Inside Comedian Brody Stevens’ Tragic Death, Scott Johnson, The Hollywood Reporter; Also See, Brody Stevens Eulogy On Conan, With Judd Apatow (video, left), You Tube

Netflix: Everything New Coming, And Everything Leaving This Week (Week Of June 23), Jacob Siegal, BGR

‘Russian Doll’ Renewed For Second Season On Netflix, Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter

5 Shows On Netflix For History Lovers, Cheat Sheet

Quotes Of The Month:

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President Of The United States

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