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Get Comfortable With ‘VIX Up, Market Up’

Get Comfortable With ‘VIX Up, Market Up’ Via SpotGamma.com, TL;DR: SpotGamma believes that there will be many periods of high call buying as traders protect against missing market rallies. 2023 will be the year that the VIX index shifts from being known primarily as a “fear indicator” to the “fear of missing out indicator”. This is…

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Herding Cats

Herding Cats By Bas van Geffen, CFA, Senior Macro Strategist at Rabobank Sometimes central bankers must feel like they are herding cats. In December, the Bank of Japan changed the parameters of its yield curve control policy to support the functioning of JPY bond markets. All the central bank did was to widen the fluctuation…

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The Freedom Index | Beyond the Cover

How does your U.S. representative vote in Congress? How about your senators? Most people don’t know, though they may mistakenly think they do based on the rhetoric they hear from their elected representatives. Yet there is typically a huge gap between our lawmakers’ rhetoric when they are on the campaign trail and how they actually…

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Changing the definition of ‘vaccination’

Changing the definition of ‘vaccination’ Because COVID shots don’t provide immunity, they don’t even meet the widely accepted definition of a vaccine. CDC changed their definition. I would argue that lawmakers who created federal laws limiting liability for vaccines did not intend for their laws to cover these shots. pic.twitter.com/LsYlyI4Bj9 — Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) January…

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War Lessons

Most likely, the first war in human history was one group of guys rushing at another group of guys, swinging fists and anything they could use as a club. It did not take long before a man decided that it was a good idea to use his hunting weapons to ward off these attacks or…

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There’s a Shot for That

David Hume famously argued that just because something is one way does not mean that it ought to be so. Today’s healthcare professional class, however, doesn’t seem to remember the empiricist, and has worked the equation the other way through. They have posited that what ought to be—if by nothing more than willpower— is .…

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Chinese Journalist Warns Invasion of Taiwan Coming in 2024

Chinese journalist David Zhang warned that China is preparing to launch an invasion of Taiwan and that it could come as early as 2024. Zhang made this statement during an interview with Brannon Howse on his Worldview Report program, “Worldview Radio with Brannon Howse.” According to Zhang, it is possible that China wants to launch an invasion by the…

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Hamtramck City Council Okays Animal Sacrifice

Hamtramck City Council voted Tuesday night to allow the religious sacrifice of animals on residential property as long as they clean up after. Muslims often slaughter animals during the holiday of Eid al-Adha, and Hamtramck has one of the highest percentages of Muslim residents among cities in the U.S. The all-Muslim city council voted 3-2, with Mayor…