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State of the Market (10/29/23)

29 Oct 2023 7 minute read 0 comments Todd Mei PhD

Welcome to the free version of the Art of the Bubble!   Our paid plans make use of the same base algorithm that our crypto hedge fund, 1.2 Capital Management, does. We have two primary data offerings for stocks: (1) a risk parity “Bubble Portfol...

StartEngine Raises That Intrigue Us - November 2023

27 Oct 2023 1 minute read 1 comment davidgyoung

This is NOT investment advice.  Investing in startups is risky whether it is via StartEngine or any of the other platforms.  Liquidity may or may not be an option for an extended period of time.  Let's see if we can toss out a few names on a monthly...

Sovereign defaults and inflation

26 Oct 2023 2 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Summary of finding about the sovereign defaults and inflation from "This Time is Different" by C. Reinhart & K. Rogoff   How to protect your crypto portfolio from inflation: https://www.publish0x.com/bringing-us-treasurys-onto-the-chain/how-to-protec...

The Seen and the Unseen - The basics of economics

24 Oct 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fmiren

The basics of economics I finished reading the book “Economics in One Lesson” by Henry Hazlitt in two days. That good it was! It is a well-written book on the basics of economics. By exposing economic fallacies and failures of economic policies, it...

State of the Market (10/22/23)

22 Oct 2023 5 minute read 0 comments Todd Mei PhD

Welcome to the free version of the Art of the Bubble! 1.2 Labs offers this Art of the Bubble bulletin for educational purposes. Our paid plans make use of the same base algorithm that our crypto hedge fund, 1.2 Capital Management, does. We have...

DeFi long volatility strategies

19 Oct 2023 4 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Introduction Geopolitical instability all over the world came to a climax in the war between Russia and Ukraine which caused energy crisis in Europe. Now, we see Israel - Hamas conflict. On top of political risks, there are significant economic and f...

Financial crises

17 Oct 2023 4 minute read 0 comments fmiren

In light of the recent fears of recession and several bank failures I think it's time to talk about patterns of banking crises. How and why do they occur? Can we predict and avoid them? One of the best books on the history of financial crises is “Thi...

State of the Market (10/15/23)

15 Oct 2023 9 minute read 0 comments Todd Mei PhD

      Welcome to the free version of the Art of the Bubble! 1.2 Labs offers this Art of the Bubble bulletin for educational purposes. Our paid plans make use of the same base algorithm that our crypto hedge fun...

State of the Market (10/08/23)

8 Oct 2023 6 minute read 0 comments Todd Mei PhD

Welcome to the free version of the Art of the Bubble! 1.2 Labs offers this Art of the Bubble bulletin for educational purposes. Our paid plans make use of the same base algorithm that our crypto hedge fund, 1.2 Capital Management, does. We have two p...

Fixed income securities and business cycles

6 Oct 2023 2 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Fixed income securities Bond yields have a high and low point throughout business cycles. The best time to be invested in bonds is when long-term yields are at their cycle high because there’s an inverse relationship between yields and bond prices. B...