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The Great Misread: Secular Lower Prices In Semiconductors

Just a quick note on what we believe has been one of the largest factors, along with globalization to the disinflationary forces over the past 30 years. That is the secular decline in the price of semiconductor prices.  Semiconductors are … Continue reading

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The Taiwan Strait Getting Hot, Hot, Hot…2.0

China has released video of a simulated air strike on the U.S. territory of Guam after Under Secretary of State @KeithJKrach visited Taiwan. More @business: https://t.co/je6XM6CaBE pic.twitter.com/YntkbIIQRJ — Bloomberg QuickTake (@QuickTake) September 21, 2020 We originally posted the following in … Continue reading

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2019’s Five Most Mispriced Tail Events

  Trump Leaves Office By Year-End There is only one thing Trump likes more than power – money.  As his legal troubles grow exponentially in 2019, the president has an epiphany that he could lose all his wealth.  He cuts … Continue reading

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Xi Says Taiwan Will Be United With Mainland

Bloomberg is reporting tonight, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Taiwan must be unified with the mainland to achieve his goal of completing the country’s rejuvenation. “China must and will be united, which is an inevitable requirement for the historical rejuvenation … Continue reading

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Browbeating the Fed 2.0

As the market melt and President Trump ramps up his rhetoric on Fed rate hikes, we thought you’d be interested in our July post. By the way,  the geopolitics in the Taiwan strait are growing much hotter since we wrote.  … Continue reading

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USA vs CHINA – BBC 2016 (Must View)

Things are starting to heat up in the Taiwan Straight and only to get hotter under the Trump Administration.  This BBC video is great background. China’s foreign ministry hit back in a statement advising Trump, a billionaire property tycoon who … Continue reading

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Global PMI At Three-Year Low

Markit reported the JP Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI fell to 48.9, the fasted rate of contraction since May 2009.  Led by weak growth in the U.S. rates of decline accelerated in China, Brazil, and Vietnam.  Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea … Continue reading

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Apple’s Market Cap Now Larger Than Poland & Belgium GDP

Apple’s parabolic repricing continues. The stock was up over $21 today ($45 since Friday’s close) on the back of a Morgan Stanley report, which included a price target of $960.   The market is starting to reprice the stock to a … Continue reading

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