Hunger Games

By Ben Hunt | February 4, 2021 | 31 Comments

You have been told that the odds are ever in your favor. You have been told this for your entire life.

More and more, you suspect this is a lie.

Over the past few weeks you have been told a new story. A brave story. You have been told that by banding together and acting as one, you can “democratize” the stock market.

Today, as you see the collapsing stock prices of the companies you supported, you suspect that this was a lie, as well.

What now?

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Hunger Games Saga

Covid Variants

The Zimbabwe Event

By Ben Hunt | January 27, 2021

UK-Variant SARS-CoV-2 Update

By Ben Hunt | January 20, 2021

ET Podcast #3 – The Ireland Event

By Ben Hunt | January 14, 2021

The Ireland Event

By Ben Hunt | January 12, 2021

The Invulnerable Hero*

By Rusty Guinn | January 28, 2021 | 15

No, the real story here probably isn’t about a revolution against Wall Street. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t an opportunity to build a movement – right now – to transform it toward fair, free and open markets.

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Off Wall Street and Off-Off Wall Street

By Brent X. Donnelly | January 22, 2021 | 9

Everything you always wanted to know about r/Wallstreetbets and Gamestop*

*but were afraid to ask

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A New Road to Serfdom

By Rusty Guinn | January 24, 2020 | 27

There are many roads to serfdom, and they have all become faster and more perilous. We are walking down one of them now.

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The Long Now, Pt. 4 – Snip!

By Ben Hunt | December 26, 2019 | 18

The Long Now has severed the tether between taxation and spending – the most important macroeconomic policy relationship in our social lives as both investors and citizens.

Here’s what that means.

And here’s what we’re going to do about it.

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Epsilon Theory: A 2019 Retrospective

By Rusty Guinn | December 12, 2019 | 11

It is our second time now to turn the lens we apply to other news sources to our own creative output. Here is a Very Epsilon Theory retrospective on 2019.

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By Our Own Petard

By Rusty Guinn | November 20, 2019 | 11

Fiduciary standards, prudent man rules and client sensibilities compel us toward fervent pursuit of “alignment.” There’s just one little problem: we can never be aligned with our agents.

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Harper's Corner

Illinois is now the first state to eliminate cash bail. DC also got rid of it, but DC isn’t a state so they don’t get that nice 'first' title.

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Facebook Delenda Est

August 20, 2020

More than any other company, Facebook is undermining our democracy and our most integral political rights.

More than any other company, Facebook has bought and paid for political cover at the highest levels of American, Indian and European government, political cover that prevents any of the actions we might take as a society to rid ourselves of this cancer.

Facebook delenda est.

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ET Live! – 2.16.2021

February 16, 2021

Check out our February 2021 ET Live!

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