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- This Time It Is Different – Americans Are More Pessimistic (James A. Kostohryz, Seeking Alpha) Discussion is heavily focused on sentiment as a contrary indicator. See also David Petch at GEI Investing: Market Top, But Not for Another 18 Months.
- ‘Newsweek’ Says It Found Bitcoin’s Founder: 4 Things To Know (Emily Siner, NPR) Hat tip to Rob Carter. Here is a timeline history on attempts to identify the creator of bitcoin, right up to the Newsweek story we told you about yesterday. Part of the article contains lengthy section of Tweets by the author of the Newsweek article defending her writing. See also Associated Press story by Ryan Nakashima Man Said to Create Bitcoin Denies It, also hat tip to Rob Carter.
- How to Respond to Ukraine’s Crisis? (Bernard Gwertzman, Council on Foreign Relations) Interiew with Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations. See also yesterday’s parody column at GEI Opinion by Frank Li and his regular weekly column, also on Ukraine.
- Ukraine’s Unintended Consequences (Michael Meyer, Project Syndicate) A good history lesson with historical precedents that would be useful for the Ukraine crisis.
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