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Past articles by Joseph:

A Former CIA Official on One Year of Russia's War in Ukraine

Many key questions are still unanswered. → Read More

Labor Data Is Beating Expectations at The Fastest Pace In Seven Months

We just got the latest ADP Employment report, and it came in nicely ahead of expectations with 239,000 private jobs versus expectations for 185,000. → Read More

One Chart That Shows Inflation Really Was 0% in July

Markets surged yesterday after we got a 0.0% reading on month-over-month headline CPI. This was below the 0.2% that was expected, and well below the 1.3% number that we saw in the previous month. Of course, headline inflation was heavily influenced by the recent plunge in gasoline prices. However, core inflation — which excludes food and energy— also came in well below expectations (0.3%… → Read More

Jim Chanos On Why Some of the Worst-Hit Stocks Still Have a Long Way Down

And it’s not just the tech and meme stuff that’s vulnerable here. → Read More

Live Blog: Coverage of the February Nonfarm Payrolls Report

Hello and welcome to Jobs Day. At 8:30 a.m. New York time, we will get the latest release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report. This number is always big, though for multiple reasons it is likely to be less significant than past reports. For one thing, inflation has surpassed labor in terms of what matters most right now for markets and the Federal Reserve. And then, of course, Russia’s invasion… → Read More

Ten Crypto — Or Web 3.0 — Arguments to Bluff Your Way Through Thanksgiving

How to survive the most contentious day of the year → Read More

This Is the Perfect Storm That Caused Grain Prices To Soar

(Bloomberg) -- Listen to Odd Lots on Spotify Listen to Odd Lots on Apple Podcasts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. → Read More

Elon Musk’s Wealth Is Soaring Past A Quarter Trillion Dollars

He’s leaving the second-richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos, in the dust. → Read More

Mitu Gulati and Ugo Panizza on Haiti’s Odious Post-Colonial Debt

Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets. → Read More

U.S. Debt Limit Timing Tough to Tell, Treasury’s Adeyemo Says

U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo said that determining exactly how long his agency can keep from breaching the federal debt ceiling is difficult amid the continuing impact of Covid-19 spending measures. → Read More

The Creator of Dogecoin Made a Brief Statement In Order to Blast All of Crypto

Jackson Palmer is one of the creators of the most valuable jokes of all time. → Read More

The Gap Between How Democrats and Republicans See the Economy Is Exploding

Partisanship has some funny effects on people. One big one is how it makes people see the economy. → Read More

There’s a New Vision for Crypto, and It’s Wildly Different From Bitcoin

The market is still treating the space as a monolith. It’s time for that to change. → Read More

A New Report From JPMorgan Shows Just How Big Tether Has Become

(Bloomberg) -- There’s probably no coin in the crypto world that’s more scrutinized than Tether.It’s a so-called stablecoin, which trades on a public... → Read More

To Understand Bitcoin, Just Think of It as a Faith-Based Asset

The world’s favorite cryptocurrency was developed by a mythical figure whose writings are considered sacred texts. Its other religious trappings include true believers, holidays, and diets. → Read More

How a New Type of Money Helped Cause the Great Financial Crisis

(Bloomberg) -- Subscribe to Odd Lots (Spotify) Subscribe to Odd Lots (Apple Podcasts) Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. → Read More

The Non-Weirdness of Negative Interest Rates

Savers in Europe are having to pay to store their wealth. That’s not so crazy when saving is all too plentiful. → Read More

This Is The Plan To Turn Bitcoin Into A Currency That People Actually Use

Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (Pocket Casts) Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (Apple Podcasts) Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance and economics. → Read More

An Important Reminder About the Size of the Legal Pot Market

Tilray, for example, has a market capitalization of over $21 billion, making it larger than Clorox. Canopy Growth Corp. has a market cap of over $12 billion, and Cronos is sits at $2.7 billion. Of course there are numerous other names (mostly listed in Canada) but right there that’s over $35 billion → Read More

An Analyst Just Came Out With a Sell Rating and $5 Price Target for Snap

BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield writes in a new note that he’s "tired of watching Snapchat decline from the sidelines" and that it’s now time to sell the stock. Shares of Snap are falling more than 4 percent in pre-market trading. Since shares of Snap peaked in March 2017, the month it went → Read More