Commercial Real Estate Will Be in Trouble Long After COVID-19 has Faded

Commercial Real Estate Will Be in Trouble Long After COVID-19 has Faded

#RealEstate #Commercial #Covid19 #BlackSwan #CBRE “People who used to dress up and go to work in offices are now working from home in pajamas, they like it” — Paul Ebeling Commercial real estate owners, brokers and landlords have collectively made many hundreds of billions of dollars a year in recent years as the economy moved […]

Surviving & Thriving, Chaos Investing for Retail Participants

Surviving & Thriving, Chaos Investing for Retail Participants

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Black Swans in financial markets are extreme rare events. And how you survive and thrive when 1 happens is Key. With that in mind let’s look at some Black Swan mitigation strategies, as follows: In Nassim Taleb’s “Black Swan” (required reading) he suggests that he is constantly taking small losses […]

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Now the world now a very sharp understanding of what a Black Swan event is. Yes, we are seeing a global health crisis, and those of us who are looking are seeing the coming restructuring of the global economic order. The Key is how investors navigating to what is coming next. The Big Q: What […]

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs The price of the volatile digital currency rose above $1,700 Tuesday morning, according to a price index by industry website Coindesk, with analysts contemplating what risks or Back Swans could scuttle its recent price run. “Over 1 year, the market capitalization for Bitcoin has increased […]

The Black Swan Matters

The Black Swan Matters

The Black Swan Matters $DB, $GLD, $SLV Almost 10 years in the making the fate of one of Europe’s most important financial institutions may be sealed. After a sequence of scandals, poor decisions, and unfortunate events, Frankfurt-based Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) shares are now down -48% on the year to 12.60, which is a record-setting low. […]

The European Union is Doomed

The European Union is Doomed

The European Union is Doomed The European Union (EU) is doomed to fail, “Black Swan” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb said Thursday.  He said in a TV interview the EU has become a “metastatic and rather incompetent bureaucracy” that is too intrusive. “The way they’ve been building it top down from Brussels is doomed to fail. This […]