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David Pinsen

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August 01, 2022 1:33 PM
Beware of Deceptive Stats Sometimes, you've got to look beyond the rosy headline stats to get a clearer picture of what's happening pseudonymo ...
July 30, 2022 11:39 AM
Here Comes Another Lesson "Hey, Professor!" Charles turns around to see a very short, very wide man stamping and scraping his feet on the ci ...
July 27, 2022 11:07 AM
Poke The Bear, Suffer A Frosty Winter In hindsight, launching an economic war against your key energy supplier wasn't the smartest idea. It wasn&# ...
July 20, 2022 4:54 PM
Not Buying The Bounce Stocks ripped higher Tuesday, despite all the familiar macro headwinds remaining in place: record inflation, rising interest rat ...
July 18, 2022 5:59 PM
Natural Gas Climbs Back After crashing by about 25% at the end of last month, natural gas has regained momentum this month. In my personal account, I ...
July 18, 2022 10:56 AM
Bring On Ben-Abbes   In Michel Houellebecq's 2015 novel Submission, France becomes an Islamic state under a president named&nb ...
July 14, 2022 1:05 PM
The Worst of Both Worlds Earlier this week, TD Ameritrade's lead anchor, Oliver Renick, suggested that we were likely heading for a worst-case sce ...
July 05, 2022 1:30 PM
An Awful First Half For Stocks The first half of 2022 featured a perfect storm of headwinds for stocks: by January, inflation was at a 40-year high.&n ...
June 24, 2022 2:30 PM
An Offer America Wants To Refuse This week, President Biden asked Americans, essentially, if they'd rather have lower gas prices or let Putin win. ...
June 14, 2022 2:34 PM
Zoltan Pozsar Warned Us In a post about a month ago (The Fed Isn't Your Friend), we wrote about Zoltan Pozsar's warning that the Fed's hel ...
June 13, 2022 10:04 AM
That '70s Show In the wake of Friday's soaring CPI print and Bank of America strategist Michael Hartnett's latest note  ...
June 08, 2022 1:07 PM
Buying When There's Blood In The Streets A couple of days after the Russia's invasion of the Ukraine, putting into practice the famous Ba ...
June 07, 2022 3:56 PM
Another Casualty In The Economic War  One theme of our posts since Russia invaded Ukraine is that America's economic war against Ru ...
June 06, 2022 11:58 AM
Levered Bets on Bitcoin Go Both Ways Good news for an underlying commodity tends to be even better news for companies that mine it, all else equal, th ...
June 06, 2022 10:36 AM
Our Predictions About Sanctions On Russia Back in March, we pointed out that Western sanctions on Russia were likely to backfire against the West. Our ...
May 31, 2022 12:54 PM
Levered Bets on Bitcoin Go Both Ways Good news for an underlying commodity tends to be even better news for companies that mine it, all else equal, th ...
May 26, 2022 1:40 PM
Zoltan Poszar's Predicted Commodities Disruptions One of the points Credit Suisse strategist Zoltan Poszar made in his "Breton Woods III" ...
May 17, 2022 11:40 AM
Ride of the "Volkeries" Credit Suisse Managing Director Zoltan Poszar offered a stark warning to investors in his latest note, likening what ...
May 16, 2022 10:29 AM
The U.S. Proxy War With Russia A point I made last month, that the Ukraine War is a proxy war between the U.S. and Russia. Now that the U.S. Hous ...
May 12, 2022 12:27 PM
Breaking The Buck In The Crypto Collapse Crypto is a sea of red now, with even the blue chip of the bunch, Bitcoin, down 30% over the last week, but t ...
May 11, 2022 1:49 PM
This article was submitted by an external contributor and may not represent the views and opinions of Benzinga. President Putin's Victory Day Spee ...
May 09, 2022 3:05 PM
The 1970s Bear Market Analog  On Saturday, ZeroHedge reported that Wall Street's most accurate analyst, Bank of America's chief inve ...
May 02, 2022 3:11 PM
A Free Lunch For The Ignorant That's what you get if you combine the two famous, contrary quotes about diversification: Harry Markowitz's  ...
April 21, 2022 12:09 PM
Higher Food Prices And Shortages? Our system has been betting on higher food prices since earlier this year, and of course the war in Ukraine has put ...
April 19, 2022 9:08 AM
 Twitter Bid Adds Political Risk To Tesla In recent posts, we've noted that Twitter, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TWTR) political importance to the cu ...
April 12, 2022 4:49 PM
A Bearish Bet On U.S. Treasury Bonds Last Month One theme of my posts since Russia invaded Ukraine is that America's economic war agains ...
April 12, 2022 11:56 AM
The War In Ukraine: Atoms Versus Bits Judging by the coverage in most of the Western media, Russia is getting soundly beaten in its war with Ukraine. ...
April 05, 2022 10:19 PM
A Warning  By buying 73,486,938 shares of Twitter, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR), making him the company's largest shareholder, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) CE ...
April 04, 2022 11:52 AM
Alexander Bobrov/Pexels How The Western Response To The Russia-Ukraine War Is Remaking The World One of the ways global trade and finance risks being ...
April 01, 2022 6:02 PM
  Tymur Khakimov/Pexels Zoltan Strikes Again Premium subscribers will have another note from Credit Suisse's boy wonder Zoltan Pozsar to savo ...