Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere

“Despite the horrible price action in technology shares recently, let’s put things in perspective: FANG stocks are still up well more than 20% on the year. That’s an awful lot. At the same time, the price of many crypto- currencies has gone parabolic in a way that we haven’t seen since tech stocks in the late 1990s. There’s even the same “new paradigm” driving the price action. If that’s not a speculative bubble, I don’t know what is.”

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Hedge Fund Long Stock Exposure Tags Record At $1.36 Trillion

“Based on the quarterly 13F filings and estimated short positions of the equity holdings of 952 funds, we estimate that hedge funds’ net stock exposure increased to $792bn notional from $730bn QoQ, surpassing the Q2 2015 peak to a record high. HF long positions stood at $1.36trillion notional at the start of Q2 2017, tied with the Q2 2015 high.”

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“I’ll Get Impeached If It Kills Me”: Trump Considers Firing Mueller, Attacks Judges, “Dirty, Sad” Press

Thankfully, the fact that Trump is even considering firing Mueller and the fact that he just tweeted about the 9th Circuit a day after the court cited the President’s tweets in an unfavorable ruling proves (again) that Trump will not stop until he has gotten himself impeached.

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