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Must See – Economic Apocalypse: A Warning That ‘Buy The Dip’ May Now Be Obsolete – Here’s Why (video, left), Real Vision Finance

CS Commentary:Makes a lot of sense and seems convincing on its face; but rational arguments fall flat on their faces all of the time. Not sure we would bet against Trump.

DOW Experiences Best Week Since 1938 (video, right), Fox Business

Cramer: Investors Are Betting Against Science If They Are Betting Against The Market, Kevin Stankiewicz, CNBC

Another Great Depression In The US And Europe? Historical Perspective, Phillip Inman, The Guardian

How Do We Interpret This ‘Coronavirus Moment? In the World And The Markets, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money

Special Update, 4/01/20: Coronavirus And The US Stock Markets: The Bottom Line, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money; Also see, Special Update, 3/26/20: Coronavirus, The Markets, The Economy – And Panic And Fear, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money

A V-Shaped Recovery Scales Previous Market Levels Quickly

An L-Shaped Recovery, Like 1987, Takes Many Months To Recover Previous Levels

Must Read: Former Fed Chair Bernanke: CV Disruption More Of A ‘Snowstorm’ Then A Great Depression, Matthew J. Belvedere, CNBC

Quote: “Bernanke said he does expect a “very sharp” U.S. recession, but also a “fairly quick” recovery.

JP Morgan: Buying Opportunity For Prudent Investors, FX Street

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

Why This Wild Coronavirus Market Has Experts Fearing A Bull Market Trap, Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch

What The $2 Trillion Stimulus Means To You And How The Recovery Rebates Will Be Calculated, Andrew Keshner, MarketWatch

Bear Markets – How Long Do They Last On Average? Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch

An Early Forecast That Looks Prescient: Coronavirus – U-Shaped Rather Than V-Shaped Or L-Shaped Recovery, Danske Bank

Global Economic Situation Getting Worse: Fitch Ratings (video, left), Bloomberg

Stock Market Can Still Retest Lows (video, right), Fox Business

Must See – Investing In Disruptive Innovation, Cathie Woods, ARK Invest, Singularity University; Also see, The Coronavirus: Innovation Gains Traction During Tumultuous Times, Cathie Wood, ARK Invest

The Unintended Effect Of Coronavirus On Your Real Estate Portfolio, Joshua Pollard, Forbes

Video: Jim Cramer On Coronavirus, The Markets And Advice For Investors, The Street

Update, 3/26/20 – CS Evaluation: Will The Coronavirus Cause A New Financial Crisis And A Horrifying Economic Collapse? Michael J. Snyder, Charisma

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This Week:

Crypto Market Cap And Prices, March 27, 2020

Crypto Prices By Market Cap, 3/28/20

Bitcoin Facing New Death Cross Suggests No $10K Before Halving, filbfilb, Cointelegraph

4 Reasons Bitcoin Could Die And Why It Will Not Happen, Sylvain Saurel, Medium

Bitcoin Crashes – Why? (video, left), CNBC

Down 26%: Bitcoin Sees Worst Sell-Off In 7 Years, Bradley Keoun, Coindesk

Previous Weeks:

Coinbase CEO: Crypto Will Go From 50 Million To 5 Billion – Here’s How, Adrain Zmudzinski, Cointelegraph

This Crypto Just Set All-Time Highs – And May Keep Going Higher, Cole Petersen, News BTC

Here’s How Ripple Will Power Remittances To The Philippines, Christine Vasileva, Bitcoinist

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

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

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

The Unexpected, Crazy Crash Of Bitcoin And Crypto, 3/12/20

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

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

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

All Cryptocurrencies Ranked, Coinmarketcap

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Common Sense Interpretation

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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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Heart Attachments: How what you love shapes your thinking, behavior, and destiny, Bruce J. Hammond; For the Kindle/E-Book version of the above, click here; Also, read the excellent reviews for this book here


Harry and Meghan Are ‘Annoying, Preachy, and Have No Self Awareness (video, left), Sky News Australia

Prince Harry ‘Snapped’ Before He And Megyn Moved To Canada, Alanna Lauren Greco, Cosmopolitan

Tom Hanks Update: He And Wife Rita Wilson Recovering From Coronavirus, Nicole Lyn Pesce, MarketWatch

Faith Will Defeat The Coronavirus – And Our Fear, Charles Stanley, In Touch Ministries

What Will America Look Like After The Wuhan Coronavirus? Ben Domenech, The Federalist

The Positive Aspects Of The Coronavirus For The United States, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation


Questioning Covid-19 Panic: Stanford Doctor Speaks (video, left), Tipping Point, One America News

Coronavirus: How Long Does It Live On Surfaces? New Study (video, right), CNBC

Coronavirus: What Can You Do To Protect Yourself And Others? Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation; Also see, Updated, 3/19/20 – Coronavirus: Comparison To Other Global Viruses, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense

Must See – Dr. Fauci Has A Hopeful Message For America (video, left), The Ingraham Angle, Fox News

CS Coronavirus Update (click this link for complete Daily Update): Bottom Line We do not believe this will kill millions of people, like the Spanish influenza in 1918...The potential 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, according to one report the CDC...For the complete Daily Update click this link

The Scientist Whose Doomsday Pandemic Model Predicted Armageddon Just Walked Back His Apocalyptic Prediction, Madeline Osborne, The Federalist 

This Chart Of The 1918 Spanish Flu Shows Why Social Distancing Works, Michael J. Corey, Quartz

Why You Should Be Scared: How Coronavirus Can Take Over Your Body Before You Even Feel It, Jeff Wise, NY Magazine; Also see, Almost Half Of Coronavirus Patients Have Digestive Symptoms, Study Finds, Robert Preidt, CBS News; Also see, What I Want You To Know About Coronavirus From A Seattle Woman Who Recovered From It, Christy Karras, Seattle Times

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

Medicare And Coronavirus, medicare.gov


I Still Believe, Official Trailer (video, left), Lionsgate

‘I Still Believe’ Early Digital Release After Being Released In Theaters, Ale Russian, People

The 10 Best Movies To Watch On Netflix During the Coronavirus Crisis, IPAddressGuide

Universal Movies Available In On Demand And Prime This Week, Pollotta/Lowry, CNN

Must See – Hollywood Is ‘Venezuela’: Elites Are Terrible People (or, Why Hollywood Hates Breitbart), Andrew Breitbart, Retrospect, Hoover Institution

‘The Hunt’ Is Not About Liberals Killing Conservatives Its Funny Bipartisan Satire, Kaj Larsen, The Federalist


Arthur Gunn Puts Spin On CCR Original, ‘Who’ll Stop The Rain?’ (video, left), American Idol 2020

Makayla Phillips Brings STAR POWER to Hollywood Week, American Idol 2020

Sarah Palin Performs, Masked Singer, Talent Recap

Sarah Palin Rapped ‘Baby Got Back’ Dressed As A Bear On National TV, Emily Jashinsky, The Federalist


Cam Newton’s Reaction To His Release Will Define The Rest Of His Career, Tim Keown, ESPN

Todd Gurley’s Knee Injury Still ‘Very Bad’ After Signing With Falcons, Rob Goldberg, Bleacher Report

Tom Brady Had Just One Request After Signing With The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacob Camenker, NBC Sports

Predicting Where The 33 Best Remaining NFL Free Agents Will Land, Sheil Kapadia, The Athletic

Falcons Mock Draft 2.0, Jason Butt, The Athletic

The MLB Teams Best Positioned For A Shortened Season, Jim Bowden, The Athletic


Global Health Advisory Level 4 Travel Warning, US State Department

Delta To Emerge A Smaller Airline After Coronavirus Crisis, Edward Russell, The Points Guy

TPG Beginner’s Guide: The Most Important Travel Article On The Internet, Samantha Rosen, The Points Guy


The English Game, Official Trailer (video, left), Netflix

CS Commentary: Great socio-cultural drama about the early beginnings of the game of soccer, known as ‘football’ in much of the ex-US world. CS Grade: A

What’s Worth Streaming In April: Money Heist, Bosch, And More, Mike Murphy, MarketWatch

The Last Kingdom, Season 4 Hits Netflix In Late April, Amanda Spence, Cheat Sheet

Google Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Quit Chrome, Gordon Kelly, Forbes

Action Packed ‘Spenser Confidential’ Is A Riot, But The Books Are Better, Libby Emmons, The Federalist

Taylor Tomlinson’s Quarter Life Crisis Is Funny And Refreshing, Nicole Russell, The Federalist

8 Netflix Films To Watch During Coronavirus Crisis, Streaming Wars; Also see, 5 Shows On Prime Or Netflix To Watch During The Crisis, GQ

Quotes Of The Month:

“Right now, there is no trust and no rule of law,” he said. “[The] government lies, cheats, and steals as a national ideology.” — Kyle Bass, hedge fund manager, on China, 2019

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” — Theodore Roosevelt, President

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