New World Order

China has been the factory for the world for the past two to three decades but President Xi has made China too risky for business. There is potential for societal unrest in China with mass protests over Covid Zero and other policies. If you are maintaining a factory in China, you would want that factory …

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Zeihan Predicts EV Revolution Fails and High Global Inflation for Five Years

Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical forecaster who uses simplified analysis and makes broad generalized predictions. He has predicted financial doom for China for over a decade. He does correctly identify things like demographic challenges which in some cases can cause a -1% drag on GDP growth for a country. However, he broadly assumes that no …

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99 Second Summary of FTX

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX may have misused customer funds in violation of its own terms of service. Although, there is legalize needed to use uncertainty in the statement that crimes might have been committed. It is very apparent that financial crimes and theft and misuse of client funds did happen. FTX placed billions of dollars worth …

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Snapshot of Crypto Exchanges and Distributed Exchanges

Here is a snapshot of the top 13 or so crypto exchanges for cryptocurrency, crypto exchanges for derivatives and distributed exchanges. Various exchanges already had problems before the recent collapse of FTX. Voyager went under. Now Genesis has frozen withdrawals. Crypto.com is in danger. Crypto.com’s Cronos token (CRO), fell 55% in a week before getting …

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Would Elon Buy Shift4 to Get Jared Isaacman as CEO for Twitter ? $TWTR $TSLA $FOUR

Alexandra Merz proposed that Elon Musk is raising more cash to buy Shift4 to accelerate the move of Twitter into payments processing. Jared Isaacman is the founder and CEO of the payment processing firm Shift4 Payments ($FOUR). He started the firm in 1999, at age 16, in his parents’ basement in Far Hills, New Jersey …

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Tom Brady and Gisele Big FTX Losers

Tom Brady and his x-wife Gisele Bundchen are at risk of losing $650 million if crypto exchange FTX goes completely bankrupt. Tom and Gisele apparently invested $650 million in the FTX company. Tom Brady still has a three-year contract. Tom is getting paid $75 million this year which includes $45 million in endorsements. Brady makes …

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Twitter Processing Payments Will Fulfill Musk Vision for Paypal

Twitter has filed with a financial regulatory agency to process payments. This is the start of Elon Musk going back to his Paypal plans. Elon Musk had visions for reinventing finance with Paypal. Elon Musk will now use Twitter to realize those previously abandoned plans. Elon wants to integrate all financial data into one database, …

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