Monthly Archives: September 2016

Everyone remain calm

I was not worried about the European banking system until a European finance minister said to not worry. https://t.co/l2MjuUnS3r — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 29, 2016 When the Titanic hit the iceberg the Captain told everyone to remain calm while the wealthiest passengers were loaded onto lifeboats. If (when) DB fails what happens next? Bail out? Nationalization? Bankruptcy?

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Apple punches Fitbit in the kidneys

$FIT is off almost 10% on news that Aetna is reimbursing policy holders for purchasing Apple Watches due to studies showing owning an Apple Watch improves health. “Beginning this fall, Aetna will make Apple Watch available to select large employers and individual customers during open enrollment season, and Aetna will be the first major health care company to subsidize a significant …

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Breakout in $ILMN and $NOW

ServiceNow $NOW breaks out of Triple Top and resistance going back to January. Conservatively wait till 80 or $81 or build a small position today sub $80. Stop at $73. Illumina $ILMN breaks quadruple top and resistance going back to January. Stop at $164.

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BHP Billiton to use Blockchain

$BHP to use Ethereum and a custom Blockchain to track mining information. BHP Billiton revealed at the second annual Global Blockchain Summit that it will use blockchain to record movements of wellbore rock and fluid samples and better secure the real-time data that is generated during delivery. According to BHP geophysicist R Tyler Smith, the new system will enable benefits for …

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Whales Welcome at Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange

The Winklevoss Gemini Bitcoin Exchange daily auction went live this week. This article highlights the benefits of their daily auction for Bitcoin to fill large orders without moving the price. It’s a place whales can feed in peace. How Does Auction Work? All eligible orders will be filled at the final auction price at 4:00 p.m. ET. The final auction price …

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Bitcoin, the Reserve (Crypto) Currency

BitMEX is out with an article on Bitcoin as a Reserve Currency for Cryptocurrency traders. The holy grail for many users is a cryptocurrency that has a growing market cap, and falling price volatility. A large market cap helps improve liquidity and reduce transactions costs. Falling volatility means that Bitcoin can retain its value for longer periods of time. That …

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Your typical Bitcoiner

This enterprising YouTuber is technically selling his house for Litecoin (rather than Bitcoin), but there are so many great things about this clip I had to share it. Whether they choose Bitcoin or a shitcoin, there are people putting their money down on Cryptocurrency. For every pick up driving, no seatbelt wearing and possibly open container law breaking Duck Dynasty reject there are …

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BAML – We may already be in the matrix

I guess writing about actual markets are just too boring for the analysts at Bank of America. In a note to clients out Tuesday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said there’s a 20%-50% chance that we’re living in the matrix — meaning that the world we experience as “real” is actually just a simulation. Well fuck it then. YOLO.

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