Links 19 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: JPMorgan Chase shareholders reject options bonus for CEO Jamie Dimon – Market Watch Crypto Billionaires Lose All of their Fortune to the Crypto Crash – Cryptolka Bitcoin Washout Is Leaving Mom-and-Pop Buyers Holding the Bag – Valkyrie Crypto Funds Fed’s Evans wants smaller U.S. rate hikes by July or


Links 18 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Millennials and Gen Z Don’t See the Point in Saving for the Future – Business Insider Goldman Sachs warns companies to ready for a US recession, declaring it a’very, very high risk.’ – Coin Buzz Feed $3 billion in bitcoin was sold in a last-ditch attempt to save UST


Links 16 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Tesla, Twitter shares drop as Elon Musk’s legal issues grow – ABC The Meltdown of ‘stablecoin’ Terra shows an Urgent need for Regulation to Protect Consumers – Guardian Mag How More Than $1 Trillion of Crypto Vanished in Just Six Months – WSJ Stocks Trim Weekly Losses With Friday


Weekend Reading: 14-15 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Bitcoin’s plunge is hitting the little guy who got into crypto during COVID worst of all – Valkyrie Cryptofunds Twitter freezing hiring and cutting costs as execs depart – CNBC Ruble Surpasses Brazil’s Real as Year’s Best-Performing Currency – Yahoo Disney Plus added almost 8 million new subscribers as


Links 13 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Stop blaming workers for the Great Resignation–and start looking at the jobs they’re leaving – Fortune Carvana laid off 2,500 employees and chose to do so over Zoom – Engaget Plunge in Crypto-Mining Stocks Deepens as Bitcoin Slumps – Valkyrie Crypto Funds Apple is no longer the world’s most


Links 12 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: ‘If Economists Are So Smart, Why Ain’t They Rich?’ – NY Times How remote work could nix the sick day – BBC From France, an Unexpected Call for a Ceiling on CEO Pay – Inequality The Outrageous Gap Between CEO and Worker Pay – Counter Punch Fed’s Waller promises


Links 10 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Nearly 25 million tonnes of grain stuck in Ukraine, says UN food agency – Reuters A third Apple store is looking to unionize – The Verge Apple employees revolt against mandatory back-to-work policy – Computer World Honda And Acura Sales Take A Serious Dive – Car Buzz 3 things


Links 9 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Amazon’s captive staff meetings on unions illegal, labor board official finds – Reuters Investors Rush Into Defensive ETFs as Market Turbulence Grows – WSJ Soaring Demand for Palm Oil Puts Rainforests at Risk Again – WSJ How are Bitcoin Miners using options to make money? – Wall Street Pro


Weekend Reading: 7-8 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Shell profits nearly triple as oil prices surge – BBC Dow plunges 1,100 points as Wall Street sell-off accelerates – MSN Lucid is raising prices on its luxury Air EV by as much as 13% – Tech Crunch Stock Market Volatility and the Role of Alternative Investments – Investaltoira


Links 6 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Fed raises interest rates by 0.50%, largest move since 2000 – Yahoo Fed raises rates by half a percentage point — the biggest hike in two decades — to fight inflation – CNBC Distressed debt levels double in US corporate bond market. – FT Apple hires a 31-year Ford


Links 5 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Charlie Munger celebrates Robinhood’s ‘unraveling’ after a disastrous quarter, calls the investing platform ‘disgusting’ – Yahoo Wall Street’s Most Lucrative Secrets May Become Public Information – Jacobin Mag Fed Likely to Raise Interest Rate by 0.5%: IMF Deputy Warns Inflation Could Get Worse – Tokenist Oil slips on China


Links 4 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The S&P is having its worst start to a year since 1939 – CNN Food Shortages Surge to Record High, Food Price Inflation 2nd Highest Ever – Breitbart Hi, Stagflation. We’re officially here. Growth is negative and inflation is at 9 percent. – Forbes Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger Blast


Links 3 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Netflix slashes staff after its share price cratered by 50% – Daily Mail Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger Blast Crypto As ‘Stupid’ and Worthless – Business Insider Bank of America cuts S&P 500 target as ‘specter of a recession looms’ – CNBC Americas: Critics say corporate greed is making inflation


Links 2 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The Federal Reserve prepares for quantitative tightening – The Economist Stock market a gambling parlor – CNBC World on brink of commodities shock – Madgy67 Chevron’s first-quarter profit nearly quadrupled as oil prices rose – Guardian Berkshire Hathaway’s Earnings Fall as Market Tumult Weighs on Stock Portfolio – WSJ


Weekend Reading: 30 April to 1 May 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Activision Blizzard shareholders approve $68.7B deal with Microsoft – Geek Wire Bitcoin Prices Bounce Back After Falling To Lowest Since Mid-March – Valkyrie Capital The US dollar has lost 98% of its value since 1913. What are you guys doing to offset the impact of inflation? – The Balance


Links 29 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Elon Musk ordered to abide by SEC settlement over 2018 tweets – PBS Euro crashes to five-year low – Madgy67 Tesla stock drop wipes out $126 billion in one day – Madgy67 Thank God America’s Richest Investors Did OK During The Pandemic! – Wonkette It’s the Billionaires’ Internet, and


Links 28 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Billionaires Like Elon Musk Don’t Know the First Thing About Democracy – Jacobin Mag Ukraine war ‘will mean high food and energy prices for three years’ – The Guardian Tesla shares stumble more than 10% in the wake of Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase – NBC News 3 Signals a


Links 27 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Elon Musk Buys Twitter for $44B and Will Privatize Company – US News Twitter to accept Elon Musk’s bid to buy company – Independent Top corporate profiteers blamed price increases on rising labor costs – Salon Exchange Platform Will Soon Be Open to U.S. Crypto Investors – Fool Jeff


Links 26 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The Worst CEOs In History – Medium Why the Federal Reserve has made a historic mistake on inflation – The Economist The War in Ukraine Will Fragment the World, Accelerating Deglobalization – Medium ‘Scammed by Starlink’: Customers Vent at SpaceX Over Price Hikes – Business Insider World will ‘run


ANZAC Day Public Holiday Links 25 April 2021

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: US billionaires now own $4.7tn –but that’s OK, says Elon Musk – The Guardian ‘Companies are beginning to panic’: Experts say China’s lockdowns will make inflation and the supply chain nightmare even worse – Fortune Tesco to ration cooking oil purchases as war in Ukraine hikes food prices –


ANZAC Day Long Weekend Links: 23-25 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Why Johnson & Johnson is splitting itself into two publicly traded companies – CNBC Stock Futures Point to Tech Gains After Record Tesla Profit – WSJ Musk to explore potential tender offer for Twitter, has $46.5B in committed financing for deal – CNBC U.S. Oil Economics Have Shifted. Here’s


Links 22 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Elon Musk rips Netflix for ‘woke mind virus’ making it ‘unwatchable’ as shares nosedive – Fox Business Netflix loses 200K subscribers, stock drops 23% – KTLA Elon Musk says he thinks inflation is worse than reported and likely to continue through 2022 – CNBC Netflix Stock’s Tumble Is a


Links 21 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Musk Plans to Put Up to $15Bln of Own Cash to Fund Twitter Takeover – Madgy67 Analysis Shows Top US CEOs Made 254 Times More Than Median Workers in 2021 – Common Dreams World Bank plans $170bn financing to ease ‘multiple crises’ – The Guardian Citing Ukraine invasion by


Links 20 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Billionaires saw their wealth grow by 62% during the pandemic, while workers’ wages grew by 10% – Business Insider Apple retail union organizers want workers to be paid at least $30 per hour – CNBC Musk says Twitter board will be paid nothing if he acquires the company –


Links 19 April 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Soaring food prices push more Cargill family members on to world’s richest 500 list – The Guardian Why We Can’t Just ‘Stop Printing Money’ to Get Inflation Down – Taproott The biggest risk to the global economy no one is talking about – CNN Propublica report finds that the