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DOJ to Approve Disney/Fox Merger

The difference, according to DOJ’s anti-trust division, is whether these firms are competitors. Whether there is a difference is the test. Whether harm will be done is also a test and the DOJ looks at the utility of the merger … Continue reading

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Accelerated Risk

Stock-price indices are currently volatile because, naturally, there is a reversion to the mean. The reversion is a function of space over time, which is the formula physics uses to calculate acceleration. In the world of financial risk, which affects … Continue reading

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What Is Actually New!

President Trump attributes the DOW above 25k to his policy program. Yes, we have a new number, and it has an attributive value. The President is using the new number to support the value of the tax-cut program he signed … Continue reading

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The Measurable Pinch of SALT

State And Local Tax authority (SALT) is an important element of HR-1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Eliminating the SALT deduction is controversial because some states in the US pay more taxes than others at the state and local … Continue reading

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False Constructions

Any artist can tell you that the elements forming the work of art can be deliberately constructed to suggest the interpretation of it (which I refer to as addjective reality). Antecedents of objective reality can be constructed to appear out … Continue reading

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False Simulations

If you want to trade equities without any risk, for example, you can do a simulation, but you will not actually make any money. To actualize the fully assumed risk, you have to actually buy and sell the real thing. … Continue reading

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Hedging the Bet

Declining hedge-fund performance has been in the news because its cadre of canny experts charge big fees to manage the wealth of the nation. Looking at a chart, hedgee performance matches S&P returns over the last 20 years. Since, however, … Continue reading

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