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A piggy bank wearing a mask; bank contagion concept.


What goes up, must come down. Unless you’re a banker. In which case it’s up, up and away with bailouts and low interest loans! Today’s essay is an...

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A white male CEO crying into a pile of $100 bills.

Big Tech Layoffs

GDP growth was stronger than expected. Unemployment remains historically low. Supply chain issues continue to work themselves out. China is entering...

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Two televisions facing each other; the right TV has conservative media figures on the screen, the left TV has liberal media figures on the screen.

Who To Trust in Media

We’re gearing up and doubling down in 2023. Today, Max makes a couple of big announcements (big to us, at least) before musing on the state of the...

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