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In Praise of Bitcoin

By Ben Hunt | April 28, 2021 | 57 Comments
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…into cartoons – either you’re the grumpy grandpa “Bitcoin is worthless!” cartoon or you’re the laser-eyed cultist “Bitcoin will be the world’s reserve currency!” cartoon, with no room in between. The value-deniers,…

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Deals Are My Art Form

By Rusty Guinn | November 26, 2018 | 2 Comments
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point?” The Art of the Deal, by Donald Trump with Tony Schwartz (1987) The disparate treatment of institutional allocation to private equity and hedge funds has gotten a lot of…

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Mailbag: Life in Trumpland

By Ben Hunt | March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
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“blood alone turns the wheels of history” but is offended by my tone in an email. You’re delusional. You need to read, “The Art Of The Deal,” and “The Art

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A Freaky Circle

By Rusty Guinn | March 9, 2021 | 3 Comments
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…being party to any of the ‘partnership’ discussions. And yet, if I were a limited partner in one of the funds managed by the advisors in question, I would probably…

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The Welding Shut of the American Mind

By Ben Hunt | September 21, 2020 | 32 Comments
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…itself (particularly the Hollywood that is represented through vehicles like the Academy Awards) is that they are creating art. And not just any art, but good art. And not just…

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Riding the Cyclone

By Ben Hunt | June 28, 2019 | 2 Comments
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…Ben, Ben… You are hanging out on the wrong side of the art world. The viewers of art have no idea how to value art. The artists, art dealers and…

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Here We Go Again

By Ben Hunt | July 2, 2019 | 1 Comment
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…very good meeting. He wants to make a deal. I want to make a deal. Very big deal, probably, I guess you’d say the largest deal ever made of any kind, not…

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The Weekend Zeitgeist (3.31 – 4.6.2019)

By Rusty Guinn | April 6, 2019 | 3 Comments
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…leave finance to cover the last week or so in other shifting parts of the Zeitgeist – namely, politics and culture. It’s not a list of best articles or articles…

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The Acrobat and the Fly

By Rusty Guinn | June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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…some unique moral failing. Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief. But in the end, neither the artist’s cannibalism nor the poet’s thievery invalidate their art. You…

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The Weekend Zeitgeist – 3.30.2019

By Rusty Guinn | March 30, 2019 | 9 Comments
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…leave finance to cover the last week or so in other shifting parts of the Zeitgeist – namely, politics and culture. It’s not a list of best articles or articles…

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Things Fall Apart (Part 4)

By Ben Hunt | November 19, 2018 | 17 Comments
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Download a PDF of Things Fall Apart (Part 4).Listen to an audio recording of Things Fall Apart (Part 4). Epsilon Theory · Epsilon Theory on Tape: Things Fall Apart, Part 4 As…

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The Arborist

By Ben Hunt | August 10, 2017 | 1 Comment
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…seeds to maturity, because I don’t see the human art in it. I can appreciate the form and function of the plant itself. But that’s nature’s art, not mine. On…

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We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

By Ben Hunt | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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…not a list of best articles or articles we think are most interesting … often far from it. But for whatever reason these are articles that are representative of some…

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Proof of Plant: A New Vision for Crypto, Pt 1

By Ben Hunt | June 23, 2021 | 39 Comments
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…it a cartoon. But if it is a cartoon, good for it as we need more “small L” liberal cartoons in a world awash in “progressive” cartoons. Juan Ferretti-Smythe “farm”…

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You Don’t Have to Dance Every Dance

By Ben Hunt | December 11, 2018 | 3 Comments
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deal being struck anytime soon and the “likelihood” that the deal will favor the US or China. So, Kevin, what should we do in Ukraine? Let me be really clear…

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking

By Ben Hunt | September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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…dawning of an age of Big Data and AI. Is there still room for art in politics and investing? Is there still room for an artist who can SEE things…

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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Market

By Peter Cecchini | August 3, 2020 | 5 Comments
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2018. Moreover, the global trade war has continued. Please see The Art of War versus the Art of the Deal. [4] This presumes that most of the flow into equities…

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In the Flow – You Don’t Have to Dance Every Dance

By Ben Hunt | December 7, 2018 | Comments Off on In the Flow – You Don’t Have to Dance Every Dance
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…with “guest”), about the “chances” of a deal being struck anytime soon and the “likelihood” that the deal will favor the US or China. So, Kevin, what should we do…

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A New Road to Serfdom

By Rusty Guinn | January 24, 2020 | 27 Comments
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Change and the Federal Reserve (March 25, 2019) By April, some missionaries started saying the quiet part out loud again. In a Fortune article published in April 2019, various commentators…

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Men Who Wear Hats

By Ben Hunt | August 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
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…“fashion” and “art” are pejorative. They’re not. Not to me, anyway. My personal opinion is that there is no greater calling than to create Good Art. I love Good Art,…

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