In response to a Zerohedge article titled “The Two Causes of the Coming Great Depression,” Spencer Schiff, son of gold advocate Peter Schiff, labeled the argument “pure fearmongering.” Spencer said he has distanced himself from his dad’s views and now predicts a “hyperdeflationary economic boom.” Notably, the former staunch bitcoin supporter anticipates BTC’s price will […]
On Nov. 14, the New York Times (NYT) published a massive 2,200-word expose and interview with the former CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), and the article was criticized a great deal after it was published. The article noted that SBF would only offer “limited details about the central questions swirling around him,” and most […]
Two days ago we pointed out something surprising: according to Ladbrokes’ head of political betting, Matthew Shaddick, the key catalyst that moved bookie odds on Monday morning, the first day after the suspended campaign in the aftermath of Jo Cox murder was resumed, “we took a £25,000 bet on Remain this morning which helped move the odds in their direction.” This in turn unleashed a global asset surge, as markets rebounded on expectations the Leave campaign was losing momentum, even as actual polls – still neck and neck – did not validate such an observation. Earlier today, Bloomberg confirmed as much: Investors are piling money into bets on a victory for the “Remain” campaign, led by Prime Minister David Cameron. The pound has surged to a five-month high and European stocks just posted their biggest three-day gain in almost a year, with the U.K.’s benchmark index erasing its monthly decline. Bookmakers have shortened their odds on a vote to stay. Polls, meanwhile, say the race is too close to call after a swing toward the “Leave” campaign came to an apparent halt last week following the murder of Labour Party lawmaker Jo Cox, a supporter of staying in the EU.