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Week 42: Bitcoin Futures ETF, Buy-Now-Pay-Later, Robotics Incentives

Oct 20, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Briefing: This week's new Bitcoin ETF invests in futures rather than actual Bitcoin. It's an important distinction that we don't think most people are aware of the difference. Software-based lending solutions are a natural and welcome evolution. The new leaders are early and will be dramatically better than their traditional counterparts. Increasing employment costs will lead to incr...

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Crypto Investing Announcement

Oct 14, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 2 mins to read)

Based on the continued opportunity we see within crypto assets and blockchain technologies, we are launching a crypto focused investment vehicle available to our clients. In November of 2020 we wrote a post about the updated role of bitcoin and accurately predicted the most recent bull run based on increasing adoption rates and two fundamental principles of influence: authority and social proof. We published this post days before PayPal released new crypto investment features to its 350 mi...

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Week 41: Labor Challenges, Taiwan Is A Top Risk, Crypto Announcement

Oct 13, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 6 mins to read)

Briefing: Investors should be aware of the employment trends in leading technology companies. Fewer people building the world's biggest companies is another key driver of the increasing wealth gap. Taiwan is the most important piece of the global semiconductor supply chain by a wide margin. The tense relationship between China and Taiwan is a real risk to watch. Osbon Capital has a c...

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Taiwan Film Festival of Boston

Oct 6, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

This year, The Taiwan Film Festival of Boston is presenting nine most representative films. The theme of the festival is "Bittersweet" which represents the rise and fall of characters in movies, as well as the filmmakers’ personal life experiences over time. The objective of the festival is to take the audience back in time through the memories as triggered by various Taiwanese films. The festival will have a hybrid format: six movies will be played at AMC Boston Common 19 and three will b...

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Week 40: Finviz Map, Pessimism Is Expensive, Supply & Demand of Stocks

Oct 6, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 8 mins to read)

Briefing: Based on its popularity, we are highlighting FinViz this week as a very useful tool for investor education. Skepticism is a really expensive habit and investors should do their best to avoid being skeptics of the space industry. Over the past 40 years, public companies purchased 8x more equity through M&A and buybacks than they have sold through IPOs or secondaries. Finv...

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2021 Harpoon Octoberfest

Sep 29, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Kick off October with an autumn tradition: the 2021 Harpoon Octoberfest. Oktoberfest means flowing taps, live oompah music, stein-hoisting competitions, pretzel eating contests, chicken dancing, and more at the Harpoon Brewery outdoor tents. October 1, 2, 2021 at Harpoon Brewery,Boston.

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Week 39: A Platinum Coin, Winner Takes All & Crypto Volumes

Sep 29, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Briefing: The Treasury may issue a single $1 Trillion platinum coin to avoid the debt ceiling political circus and government shutdown. "Google" is the most popular search term on the Bing search engine, highlighting the winner-take-all nature of scalable technology businesses. Crypto exchange Binance processes over $50B in crypto derivatives transactions per day and may raise new fi...

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Boston Film Festival

Sep 22, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

It's time to celebrate our shared love of movies. The 37th Boston Film Festival showcases independent films from around the world: documentary and narrative features, shorts, animation, and experimental. Enjoy panel discussions, post-screen parties with directors, producers, and actors, live Q&As and an exciting slate of virtual programming to be viewed at your convenience. September 22-26, 2021

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Week 38: New Frontiers, Quad-Witching, Chinese Competition

Sep 22, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 6 mins to read)

Briefing: Quad-witching is impacting markets and Dec 17th is the next date to watch. Space and the Metaverse are the next frontiers for investors, creators, entrepreneurs and explorers. China will eventually need technology leadership, even if it doesn't like its current cohort. Quad witching Financial markets are influenced by activity in the derivatives markets. Some active tra...

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