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Buying Low Never Feels Good – Do it Anyway (video, left), CNBC

Clearview AI Hacked – Entire Client List Stolen (video, right), Fox Business

The Dow Just Lost 12% In One Week – Here’s Why And What Happens Next, Fred Imbert, CNBC

Q&A On Covid-19: The Economy, The Markets And What Investors Should Do, Jeffrey Kleintop – Charles Schwab, Advisor Perspectives

Top Ten Reasons Emerging Markets Poised To Rally In 2020, Thornburg

The Best Cities For An Investment In The Housing Market, Ann Schmidt, Fox Business

A Look At History Will Help Quell Your Fears About The Present Drawdown

DJIA Daily Point Dips This Week

Building The Global ‘Perfect Storm’ Portfolio, Short Version, updated 2/29/20, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money

Building The Global ‘Perfect Storm’ Portfolio, Updated 2/20/20, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money

Also see, Lazy Portfolio ETF – Different ETF Portfolio Options, with alternative choices for risk, Lazy Portfolio

20 Stocks To Buy From The Law Of Accelerating Returns, Luke Lango, Investor Place

China’s Xi Under Fire From Virus Could See Economic Crisis, Weizhen Tan, CNBC

Here’s The Reason Americans Are Saving More, Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch

Visa Grants Coinbase Power To Issue Bitcoin Debit Cards, Michael del Castillo, Forbes; Also see, Visa Approves Coinbase Exchange As A Principal Member, George Georgiev, Cryptopotato

With 9 Short Words Warren Buffett Just Shared A Brutal Truth Many Find Hard To Admit, Bill Murphy, Jr., Inc.

A Close Look At ARKK’s Cathie Wood’s Investment Portfolio (video, left), Ale’s World Of Stocks

CS Commentary: Interesting look at the fundamentals of the top 10 stocks in ARKK’s portfolio, however, we have to believe if Wood has chosen these that her analysts are seeing something beyond these rather mundane and unimpressive basics.

10 Tech Stocks To Buy In This Virus-Plagued Market (video, right), Jim Cramer, CNBC

How Much The Average American Earns And Owes Now, Matthew Frankel, CFP, The Motley Fool

Starlink IPO Coming: Elon Musk SpaceX Spin-Off Will Bring Space Internet, Guru Focus, Yahoo

Described As All Business, New Disney CEO Numbers-Crunching Tactician, Flint/Watson, WSJ

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Crypto Market Cap And Prices, 2/29/20

This Week:

McDermitt Vs. Moas On Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency: Buy, Hold Or Trade – Which Is Best? (video, left), Cointelegraph

Tron’s CEO Reveals Which Cryptocurrencies He Owns, Mandy Williams, Cryptopotato

6 Cryptocurrencies To Buy For 2020 And Beyond, Sylvain Saurel, Medium

Bitcoin Expected To Break Records In 2020 Based On These 4 Elements, Sylvain Saurel, Medium

Binance’s Coley On What’s Behind Current Crypto Craze (video, left), CNBC

Previous Weeks:

Crypto Price By Market Cap For Top Coins, 2/22/20

How Many People Have At Least One Bitcoin? Anatol Antonovici, Bitcoinist

CS Commentary: This might be one of the best arguments for owning at least a little crypto.

Crypto Trader vs Crypto Holder: McDermott vs. Moas, Benjamin Pirus, Cointelegraph

The US Is Very Worried About Bitcoin – And It Is Finally Doing Something About It, Billy Bambrough, Forbes

3 Reasons Why I Am Leaving Crypto Now – And Why You Should Too, Jia Yung Lee, Medium

BTC’s January 2020 Climb

The First City In The World That Is Switching To Bitcoin, Melis, Medium

Ripple To Become The Amazon Of Crypto By 2025, Ricardo Martinez, Bitcoinist

Must Read – Cryptocurrency Scams Took In More Than $4 Billion In 2019: Ponzi Schemes Most Popular Means Of Fraud, Vigna/Jeong, WSJ; Also see, Crypto Ponzi Scheme Took Major League Baseball Players And Families For Millions, Justin Rohrlich, Quartz

Practical Use Makes Cryptocurrency Valuable: Top 5 Usable Altcoins, Mary Ann Callahan, Data Driven Investor

Bitcoin Price Loves Valentine’s As Historic Data Favors Bulls, Tiago Vidal, Cointelegraph

Jack Dorsey Backed Lightning Labs Raises $10 Million To Build Visa Network For Bitcoin, Michael del Castillo, Forbes

Bitcoin Price Suddenly Drops Close To $10K After 10.5K Rejection, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

How To Buy Bitcoin, Luke Fortney, Investopedia

How Ethereum At $200 Will Be Bigger Than Five Figure Bitcoin, Martin Young, Bitcoinist

A Bitcoin ETF Will Not Be Approved This Year Most 2020 Survey Respondents Say, The Block Crypto

Bitcoin ‘Halving’ Coming Up This Spring

Bitcoin Halving Just 100 Days Away, William Suberg, Cointelegraph

As Bitcoin Fails To Break Out, This Minor Crypto Has Surged By 400%, Billy Bambrough, Forbes

Elliot Wave Analysis Suggest Bitcoin Should Break $14,000 By Mid-2020, NewsBTC

Bitcoin’s Price History, John Edwards, Investopedia

Must Read: The Invisible Global Currency That’s 24 Times Bigger Than Bitcoin, Stephen McBride, Forbes

Bitcoin Re-accumulation Phase Has Begun But It Must Drop To This Level First, Joseph Young, Cryptoslate

Bitcoin Heads Into February In Historically Bullish Territory, Omkar Godbole, CoindeskThe Three Largest Cryptocurrencies, Jill Mislinski, Advisor Perspectives

All Cryptocurrencies Ranked, Coinmarketcap

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How To Improve Your Finances In 2020 (video, left), JPM

Must Read: How China Will Take Over The World, Tatiana Koffman, Forbes

Must See – Mark Cuban On Amazon and The Importance Of AI: FANG Has An AI Advantage (video, right), CNBC

Must Read – Ten Facts Investors Need To Know To Achieve Investment Success, Scott MacKillop, Advisor Perspectives

Worst Thing Investors Could Do Right Now Is Sell, Stephanie Landsman, CNBC

What Is The QQQ ETF? Emily Norris, Investopedia

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.”

Most Popular Stocks Among 30 Somethings

Must Read: There’s Only One Stock Millennials Prefer Over Amazon And Tesla, Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch

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.

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

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Financial Advisor’s 2019 Top 600+ RIA Rankings, FA

Financial Advisor’s 2019 RIA Top 50 Fastest Growing Firms, FA

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America’s Expiration Date – 2026? Cal Thomas, Fox News


What Injustice Looks Like

Coronavirus Pandemic Is A Real Fear (video, left0, Tucker Carlson, Fox News

CS Commentary: Monday night Tucker featured this commentary then entertained an author who insisted that the Chinese made the coronavirus in their only level 4 biological lab, which is in Huwan. Then, contradictorily, Tucker featured a segment on how the Chinese have banned the eating of wild animals nation-wide without noting the contradiction – if the Chinese created the virus in a lab, why are they so concerned with banning eating of wild animals? We like Tucker, but the media overall has engaged in Coronavirus panic without any real context. See our Daily Update page for more.

Coronavirus Update: CDC Warns Americans To Prepare For Spread In US, Jaimy Lee, MarketWatch

Don’t Buy China’s Story – Coronavirus May Have Leaked From A Lab, Steven W. Mosher, NY Post

CS Commentary: Many other sources and experts dispute this view, but its interesting nonetheless.

This May Be The Last Piece I Write: Dissenting Chinese Professor Disappears, Yu/Graham-Harrison, The Guardian


How Coronavirus Kills (video, left), MedCram

Must See – MedCram Coronavirus Epidemic Update 25 (video, right), MedCram

CS Commentary: These videos might be a little technical, but are none the less, fascinating. 

Is Coronavirus Twenty Times More Deadlier Than The Flu? Cassidy Morrison, Washington Examiner

Must See – Coronavirus Epidemic Update #26 (video, left), MedCram

How Viruses Work (A Primer) (video, right), MedCram

CS Coronavirus Update (click this link for complete Daily Update): Bottom Line We do not believe this will be a global pandemic that sweeps the world and kills millions of people, however the World Heath Organization (WHO, a largely corrupt organization) is saying that they are in ‘a phase of preparedness for a potential pandemic’. Note that the common cold is a pandemic; the flu virus is also a pandemic. Covid-19 is a coronavirus, like SARS in 2003 and MERS in 2015. H1N1, an influenza virus, did sweep the globe in 2009 and killed as many as 575,000. By comparison the Spanish Influenza of 1918 killed 50 million globally. Covid-19 has now spread to 50 nations. The R naut, the rate of spread, is 2-3. The potentially huge problem with Covid-19 is that asymptomatic people may spread the virus, and screening/testing in the US – and throughout the world – has not been standardized or optimized.

As of today, 2/29/20, the US Center For Disease Control (CDC) has recently warned Americans to expect that the spread of the virus in the US will increase.  Dr. Anne Schuchat, the CDC’s principal deputy director declared…For the complete Daily Update click this link

Update: CDC Home Pages On Coronavirus; Also see here; Also see, CDC Updated Global Map On Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus, CDC

Coronavirus, Live Updated Map, John Hopkins University


What Justice Looks Like

Weinstein’s Assistant Breaks NDA And 20 Years Of Silence (video, left), CBC News

How Indiana Jones V Director Can Bring The Edge Back, Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Gamble: The Stakes Could Not Be Higher, Rebecca Ford, The Hollywood Reporter

The Hunt, Official Trailer, Universal Pictures; Also see, The Real Story Behind Ford vs. Ferrari, Twitter

Oscars 2020: Will Ferrell And Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Best Act Of The Night (video, left), ABC; For full clip see here


Billboard Top 50 Country This Week (video, left), Country Music Chart

Angelina Jordan Sings ‘Good-bye Yellow Brick Road’, AGT Champions 2020


Keith Law’s Top 100 MLB Prospects For 2020, The Athletic

Tim Tebow To Play For Philippines In World Baseball Classic, ESPN

The Pros and Cons Of The NFL’s Proposed Scheduling Changes, Rodger Sherman, The Ringer; Also see, Controversial New Baseball Rule Won’t Help Save The Game, Christopher Jacobs, The Federalist


6 High Tech Advances That Prove Bloomberg Knows Nothing About Farming, Joy Pullman, The Federalist


Yeah, Right

How To Stay Safe While Traveling (video, left), Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Your Guide To Travel Warnings In Midst Of Coronavirus, David Oliver, USA Today; Also see, I’ve Been Traveling In Asia For 3 Weeks And Catching Coronavirus Is Not My Biggest Fear, Kate Taylor, Business Insider

The Best Carry-On Bag For Every Type Of Trip, Fiona Mokry, The Discoverer

10 Major US Airlines Ranked By Delays, Thomas Pallini, Business Insider

Delta CEO Doesn’t Recline His Seat And Says Its Proper To Ask First? (Is He Kidding?) Jessica Bursztynsky, CNBC

CS Commentary: How about designing seats so they are remotely comfortable for passengers in the first place Ed?


Love Is Blind, Official Trailer (video, left), Netflix

You Will Love Netflix’s ‘I’m Not Okay With This,’ – They Are Sure Of It, Alison Herman, The Ringer

Why Reality Fans Cannot Look Away – ‘Love Is Blind,’ Amelia Harnish, WSJ

ABC’s David Wright Admits Network Does Not Care About News, Chrissy Clark, The Federalist

Fox News Prime Time Line-Up Deliver Highest Ratings In Its History, Joe Concha, The Hill

Netflix Rolls Out Top Ten Feature To Help Show What People Are Actually Watching, Julia Alexander, The Verge

Quotes Of The Month:

‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly. — (Lev. 19:15 NAS95)

‘You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD. — (Lev. 19:16 NAS95)

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