If This Correction is Over, it Will Be Unique in Leaving Most Individual Stocks Unscathed

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There are many different ways in which we can measure the severity of a market correction. The absolute peak-to-trough decline is one way. Duration of the drawdown is another. But we can also measure corrections by taking note of the performance of individual stocks, in what is akin to looking under the hood. After most […]

This Selloff Has Yielded Important Information Content

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This selloff is demonstrably different than other corrections the market has endured this cycle in one important aspect: it has inflationary rather than deflationary notes to it. This is an extremely important point of context because it tells us something about market participants’ anxieties. Specifically, it suggests that investors are more worried about an inflationary […]

Crypto-Crash Part 2

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On January 17, I wrote a blog titled “Crypto-Crash” (link: http://blog.knowledgeleaderscapital.com/?p=13867) where I speculated that the next stop for Bitcoin would be $8,000. On that day Bitcoin touched $9,100 and then bounced back to $12,000. It has since been range bound between $10,000 and $12,000… until today. Minutes ago, Bitcoin broke below the $10,000 support. […]

Crypto-Crash

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Bitcoin prices have corrected severely in the last 48 hours. The news flow suggests investors have concerns about increased regulation in China and South Korea. No doubt these headlines have spooked investors, but I think there is something else at work. Over the last year, Bitcoin has increased 1000%, going from $1,000 to $10,000. And […]