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Squeaky-bum time for Bailey
Hope you all still have those tin hats on
Self-care, Alphaville style
Thanks for playing
Something has to give
Pray for warm weather
Hawkishness; gas price capping; free marketing; prop trading; bitcoining; larping; deepfaking; dreaming; and Eric Idling
A half of mild and a bananas split
IMF financing assurances: what they are, how to get one, and why it all takes so long
Or, how to monetise the Inflation Reduction Act’s renewable-energy tax breaks
Rules are such a drag
What might explain the strange goings-on this year among Turkish banking stocks?
Interest rates, uneven progress, credit ratings, defective altruism, ragtag armies, googly eyes, and stone skipping
The Fed, energy, robots, sex robots, babies and trombones
“People spend two years putting the water right against you”
Let’s be honest about Europe’s windfall’s tax
Discount sportswear, supertweeters, Greece, Pollen, pawnbrokers, hotel hacking, and ants
A monarchal experiment in time versus money
A Fed paper says tax and interest rates can’t fall much further, and that bodes poorly for stocks
Sorry, but the Porsche float will not reopen the IPO market
Subprime, effective altruism, hyperinflation, chess, fire, water, eels, WFH, Armageddon, spycraft, beekeeping, etc
There are finally alternatives
Money moves don’t fix housing shortages
Ground pound (with charts!)
Break in case of emergencies
FX wars, Volcker lessons, complex system breakdowns, Italy’s never-ending crisis and peak food
Is the market reflecting optimism about the economy? Or something else?
$20bn for what exactly?
iT’s a StOcKpiCkEr’S MaRkEt
Grandee of investment analysis has dug into market power
Did our name come from Jean-Luc Godard? A German synth band? A New York vintage toy store?
The Merge; the inflation; the weaponisation of global finance; the brain fog; the satanic panic; the queue; and The Godfather
Europe is in a pickle over ditching tax havens
Or, at least not in the US, argues Goldman Sachs
Gas supply; Ukraine; mobile homes; Fundsmith; evil companies; the Enlightenment; bitcoin faxes; and Alphaville
“Streaming has turned music into a utility, like water coming out of the tap”
How South Korean savers can rattle global markets